Why Carnage Wasn’t the Villain of the Venom Movie

Warning! major SPOILERS ahead for Venom! You’ve been warned!

The end credits scene of Venom introduces serial killer Cletus Kasady, played by Woody Harrelson, in a clear set-up for the introduction of the villain Carnage in a potential sequel.

Director Ruben Fleischer recently sat down for a one-on-one spoiler chat with IGN wherein he discussed the casting of Harrelson and his reasons for why Carnage wasn’t used as the villain of the first Venom movie.

The mid-credits scene shows Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) back in action as a working reporter after defeating the Life Foundation. He visits San Quentin State Prison to interview an inmate, an interview requested by the killer himself.

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