In the trailer, we see more Venom than the first trailer, which largely focused on Hardy's alter ego Eddie Brock. Other footage showed a puzzled Eddie Brock wondering what has happening, then transforming back into the new character.
As for additional castings in "Venom", actors Michelle Williams and Jenny Slate will star in the film, and Woody Harrelson is expected to appear in the project as well. Brock's attention is drawn to Doctor Carlton Drake (Riz Ahmed), the head of the Life Foundation, an organization in the comics that used the symbiotes to create additional Venom-esque creatures. We only see the full face at the end, but fans should still be happy with this trailer. What do you think of the new trailer? It was previously revealed that Hardy would be playing the Eddie Brock version of the character, but the trailer wastes little time establishing his career as a journalist.
CinemaCon gets underway in Las Vegas today and runs through until Thursday, with the Venom panel taking place tonight.
Venom is not a spin-off of Tom Holland-starring Spider-Man: Homecoming, but rather expands Sony's ongoing Spider-Man universe and will be its own entity, primarily be based on the Lethal Protector and the Planet of the Symbiotes comics. That was until it was resurrected to kick-off a Spider-Man universe disconnected from the MCU.
"Venom" is now scheduled to release in theaters nationwide this October, and the standalone project will share a release-date with the musical "A Star is Born".