Sony has released the new Venom trailer and it reveals the best look yet at Marvel’s lethal protector. Tom Hardy is taking on the mantle of this supervillain turned anti-hero, starring as Eddie Brock, a journalist who gets infected with an alien parasite, which grants him superpowers and a dual personality.
Hardy pulls double duty on the film, playing Brock and also providing the voice of the Venom. As far as the plotline goes, the film revolves around the reporter getting accidentally infected with the parasite. There is a larger central storyline at play too revolving around a corporation who wants to utilise the parasite to ‘cure’ humanity.
The official logline reads, “One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award-nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom”
Check out the new Venom trailer above and get the best look at the anti-hero yet. The film is directed by Ruben Fleischer and also stars Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, and Reid Scott.