Why Venom: Let There Be Carnage Is Rated a PG-13 Instead of R
The director Andy Serkis explains why Venom: Let There Be Carnage ended up with a PG-13 rating , despite having the serial killer Cletus Kasady.
Venom Let There Be Carnage director Andy Serkis offers an explanation for the film’s PG-13 rating.
In an interview of IGN in a video uploaded on Instagram, Serkis weighed in on the subject and said “Well you can take a look. It’s true. The reality of the issue is that you can be a victim of an R-rated you know the adult-oriented version. Sure, you can. It was possible to do that in the previous film. We wanted to reach an enormous audience and in doing so there are various kinds of guidelines you need to adhere to.” Filmmaker was swift to include the disclaimer “I think we’ve gone over the absolute limit, the risks and darkness, as well as the threat and danger in Carnage” and then went on to assert that “the notion that it is left to the imagination of the viewers can be equally powerful I believe.”
The R-rated The Suicide Squad recently failed to hit the box office highs that it did in it’s PG-13 predecessor, which suggests there could be some merit in Serkis perspective. Additionally there is a rumor that the director teases the possibility of a Venom or Spider-Man collaboration, Sony may want to keep the Venom series family-friendly enough to be a part of the MCU.
Venom: There Be Carnage previously came to the forefront after its short duration was disclosed. The film that was delayed for a long time was reportedly was moved to the next year prior to moving two weeks closer to the date it is currently scheduled to release following the popularity in Shang-Chi along with The Legend of the Ten Rings.
Venom The film, titled Let There Be Carnage produced by Andy Serkis, stars Tom Hardy and Woody Harrelson. The film will be released in theaters on the 28th of October. 1.