The latest trailer for Sony’s Venom movie offers a much better idea of both the general tone of the movie and its storyline. Not only that, it seems to confirm that Riz Ahmed’s Carlton Drake will transform into Riot, one of many symbiote villains from the Marvel Universe. (And no, that is not Carnage in the trailer!)
While even casual Marvel fans are probably familiar with Venom at this point, Riot is a much more obscure Marvel character. Here’s everything you need to know about Riot and how the movie is drawing from Marvel’s comic book universe.
Riot Explained: The Basics