Ruben Fleischer will direct the film, which now has an October 5, 2018, release date.
Venom is considered one the greatest comic book characters of all time.
Hardy will play Venom's first-incarnation, Eddie Brock, a journalist who falsely exposes the identity of a serial killer, only to have Spider-Man capture the real criminal.
We've also heard that it will have no connection to the Marvel Cinematic Universe and therefore, no connection to Tom Holland's new Spider-Man. He's widely known for his portrayal of another well-known comic baddie - Bane in Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises. And while he often has been a foil and antagonist to Spider-Man, The Wrap suggests that the Venom movie and any subsequent sequels would be separate and unrelated to the movies that are being co-produced by Marvel Studios. Hardy is also set to play the role of Al Capone in "Fonzo", and will reprise his role of Max Rockatansky in "Mad Max: The Wasteland".
Sony's long-gestating Spider-Man spinoff has just roped in a new star, Tom Hardy, and a new director, Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland). They are rebooting the main title with "Spider-Man: Homecoming", which opens July 7.
Are you excited about Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock? A former writer for the Daily Globe newspaper in the comics, his career was destroyed after he published a series of stories debunked by Spider-Man. Venom is reportedly meant to be an R-rated, sci-fi horror take on the classic Spider-Man villain, who was portrayed on screen by Topher Grace in the last installment of Sam Raimi's Spider-Man trilogy.
This isn't the only villain-centric Spidey-verse film in the making.
Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are producing along with Amy Pascal. Sony tweeted out this image with Hardy in a Venom shirt to announce the casting and that production is set to start in the fall.
But even if it's the case that it takes place in the Kelvin timeline, this doesn't look like a particularly good Star Trek show. Conspicuously absent from the trailer was Jason Isaacs, who is supposedly playing the captain of the U.S.S. " Discovery ".
The company reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $0.01. Now The Coca-Cola Company's current price is $6.15 shy of the official highest sell-side analyst price target on Wall Street.
An image released by the state-run KCNA shows Kim Jong Un (center) reacting during the test launch of a Hwasong-12 on Sunday. But leader Kim Jong Un has promised a sixth nuclear test, warning that his country's weapons could strike the U.S. mainland.
During his trip, Trump won't unveil a specific "diplomatic plan" or a "road map", Friedman said. "It's part of the West Bank". The row erupted a few days before the first official visit of US President Donald Trump to the region, Xinhua reported .
The statement condemned the missile launch and said the Council would monitor the situation and impose significant new sanctions. No draft resolution was circulated to the full council, but Haley said the United States was working with China on a text.
It is reported that the synagogue Beth Ha-Midrash ha-Gadol built in 1850-ies, the Jews who arrived from Russian Federation . The fire at the 120-year-old synagogue building broke out on Sunday evening and burned for several hours.
The warmth really kicks in on Tuesday and Wednesday as surface high pressure sets up across the southeastern US coast. I've got it as a green flag all day as we'll see mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies at the track.
Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America increased its stake in shares of salesforce.com, inc.by 3.4% in the first quarter. For CRM, the company now has $1.58 Billion of cash on the books, which is offset by $19.59 Million current liabilities.
THURSDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures will be around for Thursday night with a low temperature of 62 degrees. MONDAY: Mostly sunny skies continue for Monday , and the warming trend continues as well, with a high of 82 degrees.
THURSDAY NIGHT: Partly cloudy skies and mild temperatures will be around for Thursday night with a low temperature of 62 degrees. Mostly sunny skies and pleasant temperatures will start off our Mother's Day Weekend, with a high temperature of 72 degrees.
CDC warns of parasite that may crash your pool party
Before you cancel your child's swim lessons, however, the CDC said it's not sure what accounts for the rise in recorded outbreaks. Don't let kids who are sick with diarrhea swim in a pool, advises Michele Hlavsa, R.N., chief of CDC's Healthy Swimming Program .
Pakistan board bans, fines spinner Nawaz
The anti-corruption proceedings against Nawaz began on May 8, when he was summoned by the PCB for a possible breach of the code. In addition to the ban, the 23-year-old has also been fined 200,000 Pakistan rupees (approximately £1,500).
India allows abortion for 10-year-old rape victim
In yet another deadly gang rape case, in the western city of Pune, a court last week sentenced the three perpetrators to death. A total of 10,854 cases of rapes of children were reported in 2015, but activists say that many more likely went unreported.
A Few Days Of Sun Ahead
Also, some gusty winds that could reach 40-45 miles per hour midday-afternoon and could cause a few power issues. FRIDAY: Partly cloudy skies and a few rain showers will be possible, with a high temperature of 83 degrees.
Weather Authority Forecast for Thursday, May 11
Again with mostly clear skies look for highs to top out in the upper 80s to low 90s and south winds around 5 miles per hour . Saturday: Mostly sunny skies are expected to start the weekend with a few more clouds pushing into the area late in the day.
Pleasant and sunny Mother's Day Weekend
Today's National Weather Service forecast calls for a high temperature near 79, with sunny skies. We may see some rain late in the week into the weekend, but it should not be a major problem.