Calling all Venom fans, Variety has some news for you! The trade is carrying a report that a sequel to the surprise hit of 2018 is now in the works.
Whilst the studio has yet to make an official announcement it is said that original screenwriter Kelly Marcel is returning to work on the sequels script.
Star Tom Hardy is believed to have signed a multi-picture deal and is a lock to return as Eddie Brock. He’ll be joined by Michelle Williams as Anne Weying and Woody Harrelson, who we believe will be suiting up as Carnage the second time around.
With director Reuben Fleischer busy shooting a Zombieland sequel in the coming months it is expected a new director will join the sequel.
2018’s Venom arrived to mixed reviews and a similar fan reaction. Despite concerns the movie went on to gross around $855M worldwide making it a bonafide box office hit.
One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award® nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom.
Venom stars Tom Hardy in the lead role. Supporting cast includes Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, Reid Scott and Woody Harrelson. The film is directed by Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland) from a script by Scott Rosenberg & Jeff Pinkner. Executive producers are David Householter, the legendary Stan Lee and Kelly Marcel. Venom is in cinemas worldwide now!