Release date: October 5, 2018 (USA)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Production companies: Sony Pictures, Columbia Pictures, Marvel Entertainment, Pascal Pictures
Producers: Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Matt Tolmach
Screenplay: Kelly Marcel, Scott Rosenberg, Jeff Pinkner, Will Beall
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 is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Columbia Pictures in association with Marvel and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. It is intended to be the first film in Sony’s Marvel Universe.[a] The film is directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay by Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner, Kelly Marcel, and Will Beall, and stars Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock / Venom, alongside Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, and Reid Scott. In Venom, journalist Brock is bound to an alien symbiote that gives him superpowers.