TOM HARDY, RIZ AHMED, MICHELLE WILLIAMS AND JENNY SLATE ARE ALREADY ON BOARD.
There is a new addition for the movie. Variety reports that Veep star, Scott Reid, is in talks to have a role in the film. Reid played various TV and films roles such as in American Dreams, My Boys and Turbo Fast. He can be seen next in Under the Eiffel Tower with Veep co-star Matt Walsh.
Scott Rosenberg (“Jumanji”), Jeff Pinkner (“The Dark Tower”), and Kelly Marcel is writing the script. Arad and Matt Tolmach are producing along with Amy Pascal. Ruben Fleischer is directing the R rated Action/Horror/Sci-Fi movie as Sony’s first film in the Marvel Universe.
Venom is a Spider-Man spin-off that focuses on the anti-hero/villain. Tom Hardy will be playing Eddie Brock/Venom.
The studio has made it clear that Spider-Man will not appear in Venom. However, they are open to the idea that Venom will appear in the Spider-Man movies. Venom hits theaters in October 5, 2018.
Venom first appeared on screen in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3. He was portrayed by actor Topher Grace. Venom focuses on the various heroic and villainous incarnations of the character Venom, which have usually consisting of a human host and amorphous alien being called a symbiote.