Creator Wants Creepier Venom for 'Spider-Man' Spin-Off


Creator Wants Creepier Venom for 'Spider-Man' Spin-Off


Giving out his response to the development of 'Venom', Todd McFarlane confessed that he believes the evil symbiote character should look more wicked than the one in 'Spider-Man 3'.

Days earlier, Sony Pictures has been reported to be moving ahead with their plan on developing "Spider-Man" spin-off based on one of the superhero's villain, "Venom (2010)". With that in mind, the character's creator Todd McFarlane shares what he wishes for the feature film project about the thick black-symbiote-supervillain.

Noting that Venom is generally created a monster first with a guy underneath, the comic book artist expressed his hope that the movie will present a creepier-looking villain, instead of a kid-friendly baddie. "You don't want to scare the kids, because the kids love the character," he said. "But I think you could add a little bit of a creep factor. I mean, it never bugged me to watch Frankenstein as a kid, so you could have a little bit of it, as long as you have a good story backing it up."

Though he suggests that Venom should be creepier in the spin-off, he isn't sure that it is a good idea to put a villain as a central character in a movie. Using Halle Berry's 2004 "Catwoman", he explained, "I'm thinking about how they want to make anti-heroes nowadays. Those don't work. The reason they're so cool as a bad guy is because they're bad. And as soon as you try to give too much humanity to them, then you go, no! Now they're not as good as a bad guy because you're trying to redeem them."

"You're trying to give something to people when they leave," the 47-year-old added. "I don't know if you can have a movie about a guy who goes out there and maims everybody and wins all the time," he said. "I don't know what their mindset is and how they can get there other than adding too much niceness to him, but we'll see."

© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Goes Makeup Free During a Day Out With Tyga
  2. Pregnant Again? Blac Chyna Sports Suspicious Bump While Stepping Out With Another Man
  3. She's 'Dying'! Cher Suffers From Mystery Illness
  4. Madonna's Malawi Twins' Father Says He Didn't Realize the Adoption Was Permanent
  5. Kylie Jenner and Tyga Make Out in Front of Son Cairo and Other Kids
  6. Stella Maxwell Shows Off Her Pert Derriere in Cheeky Hotpants
  7. Karlie Kloss Flashes Major Sideboob as She Goes Braless at a Charity Event
  8. Fergie Shows Off Pert Derriere in Cheeky Instagram Picture
  9. You're Not the Victim! Brad Pitt Blasts Angelina Jolie's Cambodian Interview
  10. Angelina Jolie Finally Breaks Silence on Brad Pitt Split: We Will Always Be a Family

CELEBS PHOTO