Tom Hardy signs on as Spider-Man villain Venom

In "The Dark Knight Rises", Hardy played Bane, a very well-known Batman villain.

The upcoming Spider-Man spinoff "Venom" has just landed an A-list star with Tom Hardy taking on the lead role... Venom made his first big-screen appearance in Sam Raimi's "Spider-Man 3", where he was portrayed by Topher Grace. In celebration of the news, Sony released a photo of Hardy donning a Venom shirt.

This film, which is now set for a 2018 release, will mark the first time we've seen Venom on the big screen since "Spider-Man 3" in 2007.

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Tom Hardy is set to join Sony's rebooted Marvel universe in the Spider-Man spin-off Venom.

The "Venom" movie will be directed by Ruben Fleischer, who is best known for his work on the horror-comedy film "Zombieland" with production on the movie picking up this summer.

Venom is meant to help kick off an entire slate of Spider-Man-related movies, including one centered around Black Cat and Silver Sable. The script was written by Scott Rosenberg (Gone in 60 Seconds) and Jeff Pinkner (The Amazing Spider-Man 2), though any more plot details have yet to be revealed.

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The next Spider-Man installment is the highly-anticipated Marvel/Sony project, starring Tom Holland. The symbiote originally attaches himself to Spider-Man, but when Peter Parker realizes how its affecting him, he separates himself from the creature.

The entire project has been put on fast-forward, with a projected release date of 5 Oct 2018, which would make it the tenth superhero movie to be released in that calendar year. Dubbing himself "Venom", Brock became one of Spider-Man's most murderous and unsafe arch-nemeses.

With Venom, the actor now switches from the DC side of comic book movie dimension to the Marvel zone.

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