Riz Ahmed

Tom Hardy’s ‘Venom’ villain revealed, but when will he face off against Spidey?

Tom Hardy’s ‘Venom’ villain revealed, but when will he face off against Spidey?

Sony’s “Venom” unveiled its villain Friday at Comic-Con, dropping an impressive trailer for the Oct. 5 action release that wowed Hall H as director Ruben Fleischer and stars Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed teased the studio’s next foray into the Marvel universe.

“Unlike other Marvel films, this is a much grittier, grounded, complicated character, more violent, and unlike most superhero movies there are no heroes in this movie,” said Fleischer. “It’s full of complicated and complex characters.”

The trio took the stage as audience members chanted, “We are Venom,” which also happens to be the catchy line Hardy utters as the titular symbiote at the end of a crowd-pleasing extended trailer...

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