VENOM WILL BE SPIDER-MAN’S FIRST SPIN-OFF.
Riz Ahmed (The Night Of, Rogue One) will co-star with Tom Hardy in Venom. The film is a Spider-Man spin-off. In the Spider-Man comics, Venom is photographer Eddie Brock who bonded with an alien symbiote. He becomes Spider-Man’s nemesis, an antihero, and protector of the innocent.
Venom will be the first movie about another character in the Spider-Man universe. Directing it will be Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland).
Sony is also developing the Silver Sable/Black Cat movie Silver & Black from director Gina Prince-Bythewood.