Sony Pictures has found its Eddie Brock, and it's none other then Tom Hardy.
Known for his work in The Dark Knight Rises and The Revenant, Hardy has entered final negotiations with the studio to star in the upcoming Spider-Man spinoff.
Additionally, Zombieland helmer Ruben Fleischer has entered final negotiations to direct.
Venom is one of Sony’s top priorities and the studio is looking to get the movie into theaters by October 5th, 2018. The spinoff is set to launch a whole host of movies from Sony's Marvel and Spider-Man-based universe of characters.
Aside from rebooting things this summer with Spider-Man: Homecoming, the studio is also looking to release a Silver Sable/Black Cat movie.
Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner wrote the script for Venom.
The movie will not serve as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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Source: THR Heat Vision
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