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Just another reason to follow the Twitter account for Sony’s ‘Venom’

Just another reason to follow the Twitter account for Sony’s ‘Venom’

We are taking a “quick break” to acknowledge Tom Hardy’s trailer pic from the set of Sony's ‘Venom’ — The latest set photo reveals production for Sony’s Venom is now two weeks underway. Marvel’s latest incarnation stars Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock aka "Venom", a Marvel supervillain who toes the line between hero and villain in the Spider-Man series. Hardy joins Riz Ahmed (rumored to play "Carnage”), Michelle Williams, Jenny Slate, and Reid Scott in Marvel’s standalone directed by Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland).

Michelle Williams in talks to join Tom Hardy in Sony's 'Venom'

Michelle Williams in talks to join Tom Hardy in Sony's 'Venom'

Variety was first to report, four-time Oscar-nominee, Michelle Williams is in talks to join Tom Hardy in Sony’s stand-alone Venom movie. — According to Variety's sources, Williams would play a district attorney and possibly Hardy’s love interest. Though it has not been confirmed, multiple sources currently report The Night Of and Rogue One 's Riz Ahmed is on board to join Hardy and Williams.

Riz Ahmed in talks to join Tom Hardy in Sony's 'VENOM'

Riz Ahmed in talks to join Tom Hardy in Sony's 'VENOM'

Sources confirm Ahmed is in line to play a "popular Marvel comics character"....but which one? — Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and HBO's The Night Of star, Riz Ahmed is in talks to join Tom Hardy in Sony’s stand-alone “Venom” movie. Though it's not confirmed as to which popular Marvel comics character Ahmed might play, sources from The Tracking Board report the Rogue One star auditioned for the role of crazed serial killer Cletus Kasady aka "Carnage," one of Spider-Man's most lethal adversaries. While it's only rumored Ahmed auditioned for that role, Tracking Board sources say Sony is torn as to whether he’ll ultimately play that character or a different one based on script revisions.

'Venom' to be an R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Film

'Venom' to be an R-Rated Sci-Fi Horror Film

Sony's developing Spider-Man spinoff(?) on the villain Venom, being written by Dante Harper, is set to be an R-rated science fiction horror film. Harper penned Alien: Covenant, which seems to be taking the franchise back to its roots, so it makes sense from that angle.

Venom Spin off,  finds its director

Venom Spin off, finds its director

Spider-Man fans gather around to hear the news that our fan favorite Venom will finally get his time to shine. Back when Sony had the rights to Spider-Man, they had planed on filming a Sinsiter Six movie along with Venom himself. Well Sony, not Marvel, made an announcement stating that the spin off movie have a release date of October 8th, 2018 with director Alex Kurtzman. Alex Kurtzman is well known for writing The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and the Mummy. We all remember the disaster that pleagued our cinemas when Topher Grace was cast as Eddie Brock. With this film already making headway, the question reminds...who will play Eddie Brock? And what story will they follow? More notable will Sony butcher this incarnation of Venom again? As the Project continues to gain more traction, we will see who the studio chooses.