Venom is an upcoming film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is the fourth installment in Sony's Marvel Universe. It will be released on October 5, 2018.[1]


Production history

In March 2016, it was announced that Sony would produce a standalone Venom film, with Dante Harper working on a script, with Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal producing, having no relation to the previous Spider-Man universe or the Marvel Cinematic Universe.[14] The following year, on March 16, 2017, announced a release date of October 5, 2018, with Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner working on a rewrite of the script.[15] The film is expected to be rated R.[16] Two months later, Tom Hardy was announced to star as the title character, with production beginning in the fall.[1] As of October 2017, Michelle Williams and Riz Ahmed had joined the cast in undisclosed roles.[5] Kelly Marcel was also reported to be helping write the script.[2] Principal photography began on October 23, 2017.[17]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "Tom Hardy Is ‘Venom’ In New Sony Marvel Film To Be Directed By Ruben Fleischer" - Deadline
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Jenny Slate Joins Tom Hardy in ‘Venom’ (EXCLUSIVE)" - Variety
  3. 3.0 3.1 "‘Venom’ Teaser: Tom Hardy Shouts Down His Demons As Marvel’s Lethal Protector" -
  4. "Tom Hardy is Eddie Brock in #Venom, the upcoming film from Sony’s Marvel Universe releasing October 5, 2018 – production starts this fall." - Sony Pictures (@SonyPictures) - Twitter
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Jenny Slate Joins Tom Hardy in Sony’s ‘Venom’ Movie" - Collider
  6. "Michelle Williams Is Definitely Playing Anne Weying in Venom" - Screenrant
  7. "Venom Trailer Introduces Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock" - Empire
  8. "Sope Aluko Cast In ‘Venom’; Andreja Pejić Joins ‘The Girl In The Spider’s Web’; James Trevena-Brown In ‘Charlie Says’" - Deadline
  9. "Venom: First Poster Online" - Empire
  10. "Venom Movie Will Include Carnage as the Villain" - Screenrant
  11. "Woody Harrelson to Play Carnage in Sony’s Venom Movie" - Bleeding Cool
  12. "Venom: First Look at Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock and Full Brazil Comic Con Panel Video - IGN First" - IGN
  13. "Scott Haze in Talks to Join Tom Hardy in 'Venom' (Exclusive)" - The Hollywood Reporter
  14. "'Spider-Man' Spinoff 'Venom' Revived at Sony (Exclusive)" - The Hollywood Reporter
  15. "Sony announce Venom movie will be out next year" - Vaunter
  16. "Venom will reportedly be an R-rated kickoff to a Marvel universe at Sony" -
  17. Venom Movie (@VenomMovie) - Twitter