In Venom, Tom Hardy took on the role of Eddie Brock – the man under the symbiote – but who voiced Venom in both the original and the sequel: Venom: Let There Be Carnage? In both movies, reporter Eddie Brock hears the alien Venom’s voice in his head. The bickering couple dynamic of Brock and his living alien skinsuit is a franchise mainstay, and a source of the quippy humor modern audiences have come to expect from superhero movies. The tone of a buddy cop movie or rom-com was leaned into by Sony’s marketing department for the home video releases of both Venom and Venom: Let There Be Carnage.
Tom Hardy’s performance as Eddie Brock was widely praised as both distinct and a faithful adaptation of the character. The energy and vocal shenanigans Hardy became known for through roles like Bane in The Dark Knight Rises and Alfie Solomons in Peaky Blinders were on full display. Unlike Eddie Brock, Venom was characterized by simpler dialogue- slower, lower-pitched, and throaty. Basically what you’d expect based on the character’s established and storied history in Marvel Comics.
While it may not have sounded much like him, Hardy played both the role of Eddie Brock and the voice of Venom. According to Hardy, he would do the vocal performance for Venom in the mornings, and the sound guys would then play it back on set to create a back and forth between the human and symbiote. Despite the notable differences between Venom’s voice in Venom and Venom: Let There Be Carnage, Tom Hardy plays Venom in both movies.
Hardy was already famous for his quirky vocal decisions, but his inspiration for Venom’s voice came from some unexpected sources even for him. In an interview with Screen Rant, Hardy outlined the numerous “ingredients” and inspirations as Venom’s voice actor: “Redman, Busta Rhymes, and James Brown as ingredients and then I played with it to create the fusion of sort of what you hear, which sounds nothing like that, but initially was like a vibe or heartbeat that I wanted to bring to it. That kind of bombastic, playful, like dark, witty, clever, you know, honest, but with a power familiar friendly sound which is palatable.”
That particular combination may not have been obvious from Hardy’s Venom voiceover, but the result was nonetheless unique and effective. Hardy was assisted by a cocktail of practical effects during recording, and his voice was layered during post-production both with itself and that of the late Brad Venables in an uncredited role. This is partly why Venom’s voice in Venom had such a low resonance and gargling nature. Tom Hardy’s range is beyond impressive, but even he would struggle to create Venom’s bassy growls with his unaltered vocal cords alone.
Tom Hardy deliberately changed Venom’s voice in Venom 2: Let There Be Carnage. Though as guttural as ever, Venom now spoke with a more upbeat lilt that lacked much of the previous menace. Hardy wanted to better match the lighter tone and weirdness of the Eddie-Venom dynamic, as well as highlight the evolution of Venom’s character between Venom and Let There Be Carnage. The alien symbiote has spent a significant amount of time with Eddie. No longer the menacing xeno-horror he was when he arrived on Earth in Venom, the Venom of the sequel seems to have gained some humanity by osmosis. Venom is begrudgingly domesticated, and Hardy let this bleed into his performance.
On a practical level, further differences came from a more extensive post-production treatment and a shortage of diverse vocal layers due to Brad Venable’s untimely passing in 2021. Even with the slight shift in sound design between movies, Tom Hardy showed his amazing vocal range by constructing an instantly recognizable voice for Venom, whether it’s the monstrous alien of Venom or the antihero Lethal Protector of Venom: Let There Be Carnage.
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