Sony has built a new Spider-Man movie franchise with Marvel Studios, and a Venom movie franchise under its own roof, as the first pole in “Sony’s Spider-Man Universe” (SSU). However, the fact that Sony’s Venom isn’t an official part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe like Spider-Man has kept fans guessing whether or not there will be an official crossover between Tom Holland’s Spider-Man and Tom Hardy’s Venom. Deep down, we all know it’s an inevitable move on Sony’s part – the question has been when will it happen, and how?
Well, in a new interview Venom: Let There Be Carnage director Andy Serkis addresses the question of a Spider-Man and Venom crossover, and confirms that, yes, it will happen – but again, the “when” and the “how” are the big pivotal questions:
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“Look, that’s the question on everyone’s lips,” Serkis told IGN. “They want to know if Venom is gonna meet Spider-Man, but personally, it’s never gonna happen. I’m only joking, of course it’s gonna happen…”
Serkis feels okay about making that proclamation because – as repeatedly stated – everybody knows it’s inevitable. However, the Venom 2 director adds the important contextual note that seeing Venom and Spider-Man on the big screen together is not an event that should be rushed, as fans would miss out on the potentially richer journey to get there,