Riz Ahmed’s mystery role in Venom has been Revealed !!!1 min read

It has been speculated for quite a while about Riz Ahmed playing Carnage in Sony’s Venom. Now Atlanta Filming has come up with a picture which says otherwise….


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A little debrief into previous reports/speculation :  When fans initially came to know that Emmy-winner Riz Ahmed (The Night Of) had been cast in Sony Pictures’ Venom, they presumed that he had been cast as Cletus Kasady who under a symbiotic influence is better known as Carnage. However , follow-up reports were quick to debunk those rumors and instead inferred to The Chameleon as his potential character. There was even buzz that his mystery character would also appear in 2019’s Silver and Black.

However , now , thanks to a picture from the  thanks to a new set photo from Atlanta Filming, we’ve learned that he’s playing neither. Instead he , according to them , is playing Dr. Carlton Drake, the leader of the Life Foundation, who in the “Lethal Protector” story arc is responsible for forcibly extracting five seeds from the Venom symbiote, who later become known as Agony, Phage, Riot, Lasher, and Scream.



However , if Doctor Drake is here and we know where from Sony’s Venom is inspired from , we sure know what’s more to come. Let us know what you think of this particular reveal of Riz Ahmed’s character in Venom.


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