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Spider-Man's Venom Spinoff Will Star Tom Hardy


Hardy's only previous film in the superhero genre is 2012's "The Dark Knight Rises", in which he played another baddie, Bane.

Earlier this year, it was announced that Sony had made a decision to move ahead with a solo franchise for the fan-favourite Spider-Man villain, Venom. He was played by Topher Grace in Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man 3".

Hardy, who is on the record as a huge fan of Venom, is a major get for the studio as they attempt to expand their Spider-Verse. The Venom movie will take on numerous characteristics of how the spin-off was originally conceived at Sony back when it would have dovetailed into Andrew Garfield's The Amazing Spider-Man films.

Hardy be playing Eddie Brock, the first victim to the Venom parasite in the comic-books, and he will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, the guy who previously directed the cult hit Zombieland.

Tom Hardy will be switching comic universes from DC to Marvel.




In March past year, Sony announced that they would be creating a standalone film for Venom, a popular villain in Marvel's Spider-Man universe. With the infamous anti-hero possibly fitting into plans of a new shared Spider-Man universe.

Venom will be part of a new Spider-Man universe that was briefly teased in Captain America: Civil War, which introduced Tom Holland as the latest iteration of Peter Parker.

Venom is set for release in October of 2018 and we will have all the up to date information here!

There has always been pressure for Sony to capitalize on the continued goodwill of its immensely popular Spider-Man series, which arguably spawned the current incarnation of superhero action movies. The actor has signed on to star in the "Spider-Man" spinoff featuring the classic villain.

The casting comes at a critical time for the studio's franchise based on the Marvel Comics' flagship wall-crawler.

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