Animation

Todd McFarlane talks VENOM

Columbia Pictures' VEMON

Columbia Pictures’ VEMON

In celebration of the digital and the 4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD releases of VENOM, on December 11 and December 18, respectively, I had the opportunity to speak with Todd McFarlane, who co-created Venom for Marvel Comics in the early 1980s, alongside with comic book writer David Michelinie. The character became famous around 1988, but Venom had his first appearance in Spider-Man 3 (2007), directed by Sam Raimi.

It took Sony Pictures more than 10 years to develop a movie just for him, which had a successful box office, even though the critics and reviews were negative, VENOM is the top 5 highest grossing films of this year (2018).

Here is the chat I had with Todd about VENOM, about his directorial debut on the Spawn movie, and more:

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Categories: Animation, Interviews, News

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