Venom 2 will begin filming again at some point. With the movie half-finished, Sony Pictures will need to get the cast and crew back together again to complete the sequel to 2018’s blockbuster Marvel Comics adaptation. Business logistics aside, there is a general sense of nervousness from the cast and crew when it comes to the eventual return, per producer Dan Wilson.

The producer was recently interviewed as part of a larger piece detailing the uncertainty surrounding the future of movie and TV production following the current shutdown. Venom 2, officially titled Let There Be Carnage, is one of the biggest movies that had to halt filming in the interest of public health. Dan Wilson explains that the risk involved in returning to work is creating a nervous tension. Here’s what Wilson had to say about it.

Until a vaccine is developed and made widely available, running a set will be tricky. Practicing social distancing and other recommended safety measures in an environment like that will be damn near impossible without a massive (and not to mention expensive) overall in the way things are done. Odds are, when Venom 2 and other movies do pick back up, the set will be a radically different place.

Tom Hardy is returning as Eddie Brock, with Woody Harrelson on board to play Cletus Kasady, aka Carnage. Andy Serkis (Breathe, Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle) is in the director’s chair. One issue big movies like this will face as Hollywood tries to get up and running again is securing talent. As Hutch Parker, producer of Logan and a former executive with 20th Century Fox and New Regency, explained, many actors are just going to take some time off.

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