Tom Hardy To Play Venom In New Movie

Sony Pictures is moving forward with their stand-alone Venom film. Tom Hardy is set to play Eddie Brock in the movie, with Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer at the helm. The film will be released in theaters October 5, 2018.

Venom will not be part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, according to a report from Coming Soon. Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner will write the script and production begins in the fall. Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach will produce with Amy Pascal. Palak Patel and Eric Fineman are overseeing for Columbia Pictures.