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The Venom movie has been confirmed for 2018…

March 17th, 2017 by Marc Comments

In a very unexpected but of news, Columbia have announced that their Venom movie (long in gestation as it has been) is definitely happening and will arrive on October 5th, 2018.

This was unexpected as Sony are now working with Marvel to produce the MCU Spider-Man movies after the character was introduced in Captain America: Civil War last summer.

Venom is, of course, one of Spidey’s main villains and the movie, written by Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner, will be produced by Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Ghostbusters (2016) producer Amy Pascal.

Apparently the studio wants a new franchise built around Venom who is one of Marvel’s biggest antiheroes.

As for its place in regards to the MCU, there’s no word but we’re guessing that the lack of conformation likely means that while Marvel have Spider-man, this villain will likely not be part of the bigger Marvel Cinematic Universe.

We’ll keep you posted as we hear more but thoughts on a Venom franchise?

Let us know…


Source: THR

Marc is a self-confessed nerd. Ever since seeing Star Wars for the first time around 1979 he’s been an unapologetic fan of the Wars and still believes, with Clone Wars and now Underworld, we are yet to see the best Star Wars. He’s a dad of two who now doesn’t have the time (or money) to collect the amount of toys, comics, movies and books he once did, much to the relief of his long-suffering wife. In the real world he’s a graphic designer. He started Following the Nerd because he was tired of searching a million sites every day for all the best news that he loves and decided to create one place where you can go to get the whole lot. Secretly he longs to be sitting in the cockpit of his YT-1300 Corellian Transport ship with his co-pilot Chewie, roaming the universe, waiting for his next big adventure, but feels just at home watching cartoons with his kids….