Total Nerd 30 Actors Who Could Make a Great Carnage  

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List Rules Vote up actors you think would nail the role of Carnage.

Sony Studios owns the rights to the Spider-Man universe, and they have every intention of keeping it separate from Marvel. However, the disappointments of The Amazing Spider-Man movies, which starred Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone, opened the doors for Marvel to step in and help them out, even featuring a new Spidey in Marvel's Captain America: Civil War.

In July 2017, fans will finally get to see Spider-Man: Homecoming, the newest webhead movie starring Tom Holland as Peter Parker, Marisa Tomei as Aunt May, and Michael Keaton as Vulture. 

In June 2017, Sony announced that Carnage will be the main villain in the upcoming Venom movie. With Tom Hardy starring as Eddie Brock, who should play Carnage? 

This means we will finally, at long last, get fan-favorite Carnage on the big screen. So who should play Cletus Kasady, psychopath, lunatic, serial killer, madman?

We breakdown the best Carnage casting choices below. Vote up the actors you'd most like to see in the role.

For other characters that deserve their time on the silver screen check out this list of comic book characters we'd love to see on film.

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Jackie Earle Haley

Jackie Earle Haley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list 30 Actors Who Could Make a Great Carnage
Photo:  Watchmen
He may already be associated with a comic property, but he was in the mask, for the most part (Rorschach in Watchmen). This guy is terrifying, has the look, and a great voice for the character.

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Joe Gilgun

Joe Gilgun is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list 30 Actors Who Could Make a Great Carnage
Photo:  Lockout
Watch Lockout. This guy nails the whole Cletus vibe. Plus, he's an unknown who looks positively crazy, which is perfect.
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Ben Foster

Ben Foster is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 30 Actors Who Could Make a Great Carnage
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The shrill voice, the intensity, the build, the hair color, the sheer talent! This guy was made to play Carnage. He may be X-Men's Angel, but there's no telling if they're planning on using the character anytime soon. Also, let's throw down the Ben Affleck Daredevil/Batman card.
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Michael C. Hall

Michael C. Hall is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list 30 Actors Who Could Make a Great Carnage
Photo:  Keith McDuffee/via Wikimedia Commons
It might be a bit of typecasting here, but Hall is the right age, hair color, and has the look. He has that distinct voice, a fan following, and yes, is no stranger to playing serial killers.

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