Spider-Man spinoff 'Venom' ropes in Tom Hardy

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Venom just got one big step closer to reality.

Sony's long-gestating Spider-Man spinoff has just roped in a new star, Tom Hardy, and a new director, Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland). Sony previously pinned down an October 5, 2018 release date for the project.

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Sony Pictures confirmed Hardy's casting via social media. 

Tom Hardy is Eddie Brock in #Venom, the upcoming film from Sony’s Marvel Universe releasing October 5, 2018 – production starts this fallpic.twitter.com/OZQqDEvoum

— Sony Pictures (@SonyPictures) May 19, 2017

Meanwhile, according to The Hollywood Reporter, which broke the news Friday, Fleischer is in final negotiations for Venom. Read more...

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