Venom: Let There Be Carnage got another trailer on Monday. The Marvel Comics-inspired antihero movie is scheduled to hit US theaters , after coming out in the UK on Sept. 15.
Following on directly from the's , the sequel pits Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) and his alien pal against serial killer Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson) and his symbiote Carnage. The trailer hints that Cletus acquires his symbiote by chomping on Eddie's hand and tasting his symbiote-infused blood, but there might be more to it than that.
We also catch a few glimpses of Shriek (Naomie Harris), who has sonic-scream powers and is Kasady's girlfriend in the comics.
Even though Venom started out as a Spider-Man villain in the comics -- the symbiote first appeared as Spidey's stylish black costume -- the first movie wasn't connected to the wallcrawler or the. The previous trailer suggested deeper links to and the opens the door for a crossover.