Venom trailer Tom Hardy’s got his own demons

Tom Hardy gives good voice-over in this first look at Sony’s Venom

The first teaser trailer for Venom has arrived but if you’re hoping to see Tom Hardy in full Venom mode, you’d best cool your jets. We’ve got our first look at him as Eddie Brock, quick shots of Riz Ahmed and Michelle Williams, and a lot of car chase bits but for the most part this is a moody teaser with Hardy’s voiceover doing the heavy lifting.

There’s also a new poster:

And a not-particularly-detailed plot synopsis:

“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.”

Ruben Fleischer directs an excellent cast that includes Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed (possibly as Carnage), Jenny Slate, Reid Scott, Scott Haze, and Woody Harrelson, with Kelly Marcel writing the latest draft of the script.

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