Release date: October 5, 2018 (USA)
Director: Ruben Fleischer
Starring: Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Scott Haze, Reid Scott
Production companies: Marvel Entertainment, Sony Pictures, Columbia Pictures, Pascal Pictures
Producers: Avi Arad, Amy Pascal, Matt Tolmach
Screenplay: Scott Rosenberg, Will Beall, Kelly Marcel, Jeff Pinkner
Venom is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Columbia Pictures and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. It is intended to be the first film in Sony’s Marvel Universe, an adjunct to but separate from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The film is directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay by Scott Rosenberg, 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.