Woody Harrelson Wanted Andy Serkis To Voice Carnage In Venom 2

Posted: 09/27/2021 in Screen Rant Articles

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Not surprisingly, at one point while filming Venom: Let There Be Carnage Woody Harrelson wanted director Andy Serkis to do the voice for the character of Carnage. Harrelson was clearly aware of the hype for the character, as fans had been looking forward to a live-action adaptation of Carnage almost since the character’s creation. And who better to provide an interesting voice to match the stunning visual look than Andy Serkis?

For those who might not be in the know, Andy Serkis rose to worldwide fame for his work performing and voicing the break-out CGI character of Smeagol/Gollum in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Since then, he has been a go-to for voice-acting and motion capture performances, including roles in Peter Jackson’s King Kong, the updated Planet of the Apes franchise, and the Star Wars sequel trilogy, to name a few. He has a gift for inhabiting unique characters and creating voices and movements that translate well to CGI, hence why Harrelson would immediately think of Serkis while deciding on what to do about Carnage’s voice.

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https://screenrant.com/venom-2-woody-harrelson-andy-serkis-carnage-voice/

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