Avengers star Aaron Taylor-Johnson becomes the first actor to play the Spider-Man villain in live-action for Sony’s upcoming Kraven the Hunter solo film.
Many fans online were shocked when Sony revealed Aaron Taylor-Johnson would play Kraven the Hunter in their upcoming solo film for the Spider-Man villain. Some were even disappointed when the Avengers star was cast because many were hoping for a name like Keanu Reeves or Joe Manganiello.
As it turns out, Sony did pursue major stars like Keanu Reeves, Brad Pitt, Adam Driver, and John David Washington, according to Deadline’s Justin Kroll. However, after the studio saw Aaron Taylor-Johnson in Bullet Train, they committed to him for the Kraven role. On Instagram, digital artist Spdrmnkyxxiii did it again with this awesome fan art piece of Taylor-Johnson as Kraven:
After seeing this art, have you come around to the idea of Aaron Taylor-Johnson as Kraven the Hunter? Sound-off in the comments section below!
Here is the synopsis for Sony’s first Venom film:
The evolution story of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and badass character – Venom! Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy) is a broken man after he loses everything including his job and fiancée. Just when his life is at its lowest, he becomes host to an alien symbiote which results in extraordinary superpowers – transforming him into Venom. Will these powers be enough for this new lethal protector to defeat great evil forces, especially against the far stronger and more weaponized symbiote rival, Riot?
Directed by Ruben Fleischer from a script written by Jeff Pinkner & Scott Rosenberg and Kelly Marcel, Venom stars Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, Reid Scott, Jenny Slate, Ron Cephas Jones, and Woody Harrelson.
Venom is available on Digital HD, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and DVD. Stay tuned for all the latest news regarding Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s Kraven the Hunter, and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more content!