Tom Hardy has been officially cast as Eddie Brock in the Venom spinoff movie being developed by Sony Pictures.
“Venom is to usher in a host of movies from Sony’s Marvel and Spider-Man-based universe of characters,” THR’s report said. “Sony is rebooting its Marvel-based slate with this summer’s Spider-Man: Homecoming and Venom is a key title in its slate.”
Venom was first introduced in 1988, created by writer David Michelinie and artists Todd McFarlane and Mike Zeck. The character is an alien symbiote that needs a human host to survive. In return, the alien empowers its victim with incredible powers.
Venom movie is expected for Oct. 5, 2018!