Directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay by Jeff Pinkner, Scott Rosenberg, and Kelly Marcel, it stars Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock / Venom, alongside Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, and Reid Scott. [65] Also at that time, Kelly Marcel was writing the latest draft of the film's script. Mit Venom erhält der Alien-Symbiont aus den Marvel Comics seinen eigenen Film. [119] According to Fizziology, an analytics company that takes different social media platforms into account, the second trailer was watched 64.3 million times within 24 hours, a 72 percent increase over the first trailer. [50] Sony still planned to produce the spin-off films on their own,[49][51] but by November they were believed to have been canceled so Sony could focus on its new reboot with Marvel Studios. "[7] Di Placido was more positive of this trailer, praising the appearance of and visuals for Venom, but being concerned about the dialogue. 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[108] His album Kamikaze was released at the end of that month, and features a bonus song called "Venom (Music from the Motion Picture)" that references the film. [58] In May, Sony announced that Tom Hardy would star as Eddie Brock / Venom in Venom, to be directed by Ruben Fleischer and officially begin the "Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters". [103], Because Riot is a minor character from the comics, the designers had more freedom to develop his film appearance. [72] In July, Columbia Pictures president Sanford Panitch explained that Sony was not interested in producing "conventional comic-book movies" and was looking to give each film in their MU a distinct style. Brock attempts to rescue Maria, but the symbiote possessing her transfers to his body without him realizing, leaving her dead. [59][60] Fleischer was chosen after a long search by Sony,[6] and as a longtime fan of the character expressed excitement at the visual possibilities of portraying Venom on film and the potential thematic ideas associated with the character such as duality. Filme Filmwände Mein Film Film online ansehen Seite zum Ansehen von Online-Filmen in HD / 4k Sehen Sie sich die neuesten Filme so oft an, wie Sie möchten. [164] In its list of the top 100 shipping names of 2018, released on November 28, Fandometrics listed Symbrock in fourteenth place. Brock is then captured by Drake's men. Tom Hardy spielt die Hauptrolle in dem düsteren Abenteuer von Sony. [48] However, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 underperformed, and, with Sony "under tremendous pressure to perform [that had them taking] a hard look at their most important franchise", the direction of the shared universe was rethought. Venom Trailer & Teaser, Interviews, Clips und mehr Videos auf Deutsch und im Original. [89] Fleischer allowed Hardy to improvise on set, and take the scenes where he felt they needed to go. Brock is approached by Dora Skirth, one of Drake's scientists who disagrees with his methods and wants to expose him. Schaue dir alle 19 Videos jetzt an! [19] Also appearing in the film are Sam Medina as a thug that Venom confronts,[20] Michelle Lee as a Malaysian EMT who briefly hosts Riot,[21] Sope Aluko and Wayne Péré as Life Foundation scientists,[15][22] Scott Deckert as Brock's obnoxious neighbor,[23] and Ron Cephas Jones, uncredited, as Brock's boss. [71] Carnage was also expected to appear in Venom at that point. [8] Fleischer wanted Venom to stand out compared to other comic book-based films, and felt that tonally it would not remind viewers of the lighter MCU or the somber DC Extended Universe. [99] Hardy initially planned to use performance capture to portray Venom on-set in addition to Brock,[104] but this idea was abandoned due to the difference between his face and the character's. [132] It finished in third place in its third and fourth weekends behind Halloween and A Star Is Born. He said the film would explore Venom's origins and the "Jekyll and Hyde" relationship that Brock has with the symbiote. [158], Tumblr's Fandometrics analysis team, led by Senior Content Insights Manager Amanda Brennan, looked at "original posts, likes, reblogs, and comments" across the website's 440 million blogs, and reported that Symbrock was the most used ship name during the week ending October 15. [131], In the United States and Canada, Venom was initially projected to gross $60–70 million in its opening weekend. [55] Venom was expected to begin both a new franchise and a new shared universe independent of the MCU, and was initially aiming for an R-rating on a smaller budget, inspired by 20th Century Fox's success doing so with the X-Men films Deadpool (2016) and Logan (2017). [93], Ahmed and Scott were confirmed to appear in the film in February 2018, and Will Beall was revealed to have done additional writing on the script. [174] That October, Fleischer stated that he was happy to let Serkis take over the franchise following the negative critical reaction that Venom received. Train wrecks like these aren't supposed to be this entertaining. [10] It was important for him to honor the violence of Venom from the comics, where "he bites people's heads off and eats brains. For this reason, they looked to the Ultimate Marvel version of Venom—whose origin is not tied to Spider-Man—for inspiration. The physical releases featured deleted and extended scenes, making-of featurettes, and a way of watching the film called "Venom Mode" in which informative pop-ups appear on screen. In Venom, journ… [25], The film underwent reshoots in Los Angeles in June 2018,[80] which were reportedly overseen by Hardy. It received generally negative reviews from critics for its script, tone, pacing and lack of connection to Spider-Man, though Hardy's performance received some praise. In Venom, journalist Brock gains superpowers after being bound to an alien symbiote whose species plans to invade Earth. Venom offers to spare Brock if he helps the symbiotes achieve their goal, and Brock comes to enjoy the superhuman attributes that the symbiote imbues him with. He was a journalist [who] got in trouble for it ... the whole essence to us for the Marvel characters: stay close to the bible, stay close to the emotional story, and the rest is fun. [59][69] This followed a release in several other countries on October 3,[125] where it was playing on 20,800 screens internationally in its opening weekend, along with 726 IMAX theaters in 60 markets. "[40], In December 2013, Sony revealed plans to use The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) to establish their own expanded universe based on the Marvel properties the studio had the film rights to, including Venom. Distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, it is the first film in the Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters. [74] A teaser for the film was released in February 2018. [144], The review aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes reports an approval rating of 30% based on 345 reviews, with an average rating of 4.42/10. He also thought that Williams and Slate were wasted in their respective roles in the film, and that Fleischer's direction was "competent and unmemorable". While exploring space for new habitable worlds, a probe belonging to the bio-engineering corporation Life Foundation discovers a comet covered in symbiotic lifeforms. [116] During the trailer, actress Jenny Slate pronounces the word symbiote as SIM-bye-oht rather than SIM-bee-oht, as many commentators believed it should be pronounced. [16] In the following months, Sope Aluko and Scott Deckert were revealed to be cast in the film,[15][23] Haze and Harrelson were also confirmed to appear,[15][94] and Ahmed was revealed to be playing Carlton Drake. [173] Andy Serkis was hired to direct the sequel in August 2019. [73], —Director Ruben Fleischer was inspired by this comic quote for the film's depiction of the title character[9], The film is primarily based on the Venom: Lethal Protector miniseries (1993) and the "Planet of the Symbiotes" story arc (1995),[74] borrowing the San Francisco setting of the former. For instance, Hardy noticed that a restaurant set for one scene had a lobster tank in it and decided that his character would get into the tank in the scene; the production design team had to work overnight to reinforce the tank and fill it with fake lobsters so Hardy could get in it the next day. However, the pair remain secretly bonded and set out to protect San Francisco by killing criminals. Um wichtige Medikamente in die Stadt zu bekommen, werden Hundeschlitten auf eine fast 700 Meilen lange Reise geschickt, darunter der Hund Togo und sein Besitzer Leonhard Seppala (Willem Dafoe). After Venom appeared in Spider-Man 3 (2007), Sony attempted to develop a spin-off film based on the character. [147] Ty Burr of The Boston Globe scored the film one-and-a-half stars and said it "saps the life force of almost everyone in it" including Hardy, Williams, and Ahmed whose performances he all criticized. But it's something to behold. [98] Fleischer's focus during the editing process was to "cultivate" the relationship between Brock and Venom, which he felt was the core of the film. [111], For the Sony Pictures panel at Comic Con Experience 2017, Fleischer and Hardy appeared in a video from the film's set to promote it. [4] With a production budget between $100–116 million, Deadline Hollywood reported that the film needed to gross around $450 million to break even,[3] and later calculated the net profit to be $246.9 million, when factoring together all expenses and revenues, making it the sixth-most-profitable release of 2018. [99] When he does speak, Venom often talks through clenched teeth. [46] In June, Arad and Tolmach discussed Venom connecting to The Amazing Spider-Man, similar to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) films crossing over in The Avengers (2012). Gardner felt that these elements made it more logical for fans to "ship" the two characters than some similar pairings that had become popular on the internet. Six months later, Drake's symbiosis trials are closer to success, though one of his symbiotes dies due to carelessness. Meanwhile, the fourth symbiote, Riot, makes its way from Malaysia to San Francisco by hopping from body to body. There's a dark element to [Venom] and a wit that has always appealed to me." [8] One of Venom's lines in the film, "Eyes, lungs, pancreas ... so many snacks, so little time", was lifted unaltered from The Amazing Spider-Man #374 (February 1993). [154] Time's Stephanie Zacharek described the film as "neither the most super-awesome Marvel movie nor the worst", criticizing the action and small roles of Williams and Slate, but praising the design of the symbiotes as "kind of neat to look at" and Hardy's performance as "fun to watch". [109][110] The song was released by Aftermath Records as a digital single for the film on September 23. He noted that despite early fears, the latest trailer showed that Venom would be featured throughout the film, and believed that the film's lack of shared universe connections and distinct tone could help Sony prove it has "a handle on these characters after all". [120], Fleischer, Hardy, and Ahmed promoted the film at the 2018 San Diego Comic-Con, where the audience was given Venom masks and chanted "We are Venom". The film was primarily inspired by the comic book miniseries Venom: Lethal Protector (1993) and the story arc "Planet of the Symbiotes" (1995). [141] The film held off new release Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald in its second weekend, which became number one overall, to remain top in China with the best second weekend for a superhero film in the country at $51.2 million. [99] When designing the launch pad where the fight is set, Franklin said that it needed to be "broad, colorful and exciting" to represent the more comedic and comic book-like style of the film, which he contrasted to his work on Interstellar (2014) and the concurrent work being done for First Man (2018). [3] Die Regie übernahm Ruben Fleischer. Fizziology said it was rare for a second trailer to get more views than the first and noted that general positive responses were up 46 percent. [138] The film was number one in 30 markets for the third weekend. Fleischer believed that reviewers had been unfair to the "crowdpleasing movie", potentially due to biases against Sony and towards Marvel Studios' rival superhero films. [3] The film remained in first the following weekend, dropping 55% to $35.7 million. Together we are Venom. [166] Michael Walsh at Nerdist concurred with Pulliam-Moore, describing the move as "fully embrac[ing] 'Symbrock'" and calling it "brilliant". Whatever the reason, Venom will need more than just a familiar piece of trailer music in order to win over audiences". Venom stream release : 6 August 19 6 5. Brennan added that dialogue such as "I am Venom and you are mine" was deemed to be particularly romantic by these fans, as was the idea that Venom be seen not as a parasite but as someone who "chose Eddie Brock and has a connection to Eddie Brock". [112][113][114] Sony chairman Tom Rothman later acknowledged this, explaining that the intention had been to "heighten anticipation" for the film. [90][102] To further help the audience see the character, the visual effects team lit him like they would a car in a commercial, using reflections to help define his body. [88], Hardy recorded his lines for the symbiote at the beginning of each day,[89] and these were played back to him through an earpiece on set during scenes where Brock and the symbiote talk to each other. When Brock and Venom are bonded again, the latter states that he has been convinced to help protect the Earth from his kind through his interactions with Brock, and the pair attempt to stop Riot and Drake with Weying's help. [75] Pinkner and Rosenberg were told that Spider-Man could not be in Venom before they made their initial pitch for the film, and took the approach of trying to stay faithful to the spirit of the comics even if certain elements had to be changed, such as having Brock cross a moral line in his journalism which the character does in his comic book origin story. The final models were blobs that could move and change shape, with soft tissue simulated on top to give the creatures an "interesting abstract quality". Fleischer said he has "always been drawn to the more antihero superheroes. Venom ein Film von Ruben Fleischer mit Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed.