To date the MCU has staged resolutely, stubbornly PG-13. That’s going to vary with Deadpool 3, which can possible be as gleefully R-rated as the primary two. That doesn’t imply different fashionable Marvel movies can’t go onerous. Over on the comics line’s Sony wing, they’re going full tilt boogie gory with Kraven the Hunter, which simply launched its first, tremendous bloody trailer.
The advert presents the primary respectable have a look at Aaron Taylor-Johnson’s antihero Sergei Kravinoff, the scion of a tricky cookie of a father, performed by a Russian-accented Russell Crowe. A drop of animal blood turns him right into a sort of beast who can commune with the world’s most fearsome critters. However he seems to be simply high-quality doing his personal killing, which he does with massive scary knives, bows and arrows, and different weapons that douse the display in streams of blood. At one level he even bites off a dude’s nostril and spits it on the display.
The trailer additionally features a final minute look by Alessandro Nivola as Rhino, a baddie briefly teased — with none follow-through — in The Wonderful Spider-Man 2, through which he was performed by at least Paul Giamatti.
Not many get to play two characters within the MCU, however Taylor-Johnson is an exception. As soon as upon a time the British actor performed Pietro Maximof, aka Quicksilver (although he wasn’t known as that), His model of the character solely appeared in Avengers: Age of Ultron, and once they introduced Pietro again briefly for WandaVision, it wasn’t him doing the honors. (As a substitute they did a Marvel in-joke.) Bringing Taylor-Johnson again ought to make up for that, however it’s not like he’s missing for work: Heck, there’s been rumors that he could be the next 007.
You’ll be able to watch the Kraven the Hunter trailer within the video above. The movie is due in theaters on October 6.