Tom Hardy stars in this double bill of sci-fi action adventures based on the Marvel Comics character. In 'Venom' (2018) journalist Eddie Brock (Hardy) is stuck in a professional rut and seeks out a story that will revive his career. When he starts investigating the survivalist group known as Life Foundation, Eddie finds himself face-to-face with a symbiotic alien which takes over his body. When Eddie discovers that the symbiote wishes to use his body as a vessel for committing murders on humans, he must try to escape its clutches in order to save his own life. In 'Venom: Let There Be Carnage' (2021), as he adjusts to life as the host of alien symbiote Venom, Eddie is granted an exclusive interview with incarcerated serial killer Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson). While Brock attempts to solve a murder case on behalf of Detective Patrick Mulligan (Stephen Graham), Kasady becomes the new host of symbiote Carnage and breaks out of prison to reunite with his former girlfriend, Frances Barrison aka Shriek (Naomie Harris).