"[My favorite scenes to film] were scenes that aren't in this movie", Hardy told ComicsExplained.
After his comment that "There are, like, 30, 40 minutes worth of scenes that aren't in this movie" spread rapidly online, the actor insisted Monday during Venom's Hollywood premiere that he was misinterpreted.
In the new movie "Venom", British actor Tom Hardy plays an investigative journalist whose body is invaded by an alien with violent instincts who feeds on a diet of human flesh.
While the full reviews are still under embargo (itself not a great sign), the reactions on Twitter do give us our first impressions of just what the movie is going to be like, and they're. rather mixed. Mumbling around his words, Hardy clarifies that to answer the question of the scene he was most excited in shooting, "I was talking like an actor. The Dark Knight was always a huge reference point for me, personally, just as far as how far you could take a PG-13". If anything, Venom sounds like a slice of cinema that will distract audiences from the chaos of the real world, and that's all we can really ask for, right? Is there an R-rated cut sitting there?
So, while puppeteering fans may be left cold by the Ruben Fleischer's Spider-Man spin-off, the director is hoping that elsewhere it meets with approval.
Oddly, one of the most exciting parts about watching any Marvel movie comes after the credits hit the screen at the end.
"Well, if they didn't make it into the film..." He also makes unusual choices in a moment-to-moment, scene-by-scene kind of way.
Venom will be released in theaters on October 5, 2018, and Marvel recently launched an exclusive Venom comic book that is a prequel to the upcoming take on one of Marvel's most iconic characters.