Sony announced sequels for Venom and Ghostbusters: Afterlife during their CinemaCon presentation.
On Monday night, Sony dropped some new details regarding their slate at CinemaCon. The studio first revealed a new Marvel project centered on El Muerto is in the works and the title for the third Spider-Verse film. During the presentation, Sony also confirmed a third Venom film starring Tom Hardy and a sequel to Ghostbusters: Afterlife. No other details about the Venom and Ghostbusters films were shared.
Despite its reviews, Venom: Let There Be Carnage was another hit for Sony after grossing $502 million worldwide. Ghostbusters: Afterlife earned more favorable reviews than Venom 2, but only reached $197 million at the box office. Before the announcement, director Jason Reitman previously teased his plans for a sequel before the first film hit theaters.
Tom Hardy’s Venom last appeared in the mid-credits scene for Spider-Man: No Way Home. In the stinger, the character appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for a brief moment before being sent back to the SonyVerse.
Here is the synopsis for Venom: Let There Be Carnage:
Tom Hardy returns to the big screen as the lethal protector Venom, one of MARVEL’S greatest and most complex characters. In search of his next big story, journalist Eddie Brock lands an exclusive interview with convicted murderer and death row inmate Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson), who discovers Eddie’s secret and becomes the host for Carnage, a menacing and terrifying symbiote.
Directed by Andy Serkis from a script written by Kelly Marcel, the film stars Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Naomie Harris, Reid Scott, Stephen Graham, and Woody Harrelson.
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