The Irishman actor Stephen Graham has been cast in Venom 2.
The cast of Venom 2 continues to grow as Graham has now been confirmed to have a part in the film according to Deadline. Graham is most known for playing Al Capone in HBO’s Boardwalk Empire, and he most recently appeared in Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman as Anthony ‘Tony Pro’ Provenzano. As of right now, it’s unconfirmed who Graham will be playing in Venom 2.
The sequel to Venom was confirmed earlier this year. Not long after the confirmation, it was reported that famous motion-capture actor Andy Serkis would serve as director. The film is set to be distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing, with Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach, Amy Pascal and Hutch Parker serving as producers.
Directed by Andy Serkis and starring Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock, Venom 2 is scheduled for release on Oct. 2, 2020.