The poster also possibly unveils ‘s Eddie Brock’s likely costume in the upcoming movie. Nothing has been confirmed just yet on whether or not it’s the official logo of the film as well as whether Brock will be donning the Agent Venom suit instead of his classic one. But it’s possible that Sony would debut the first look at Hardy in full Venom costume at the convention.
“Venom” has been in development at Sony for years, even during the time Sam Raimi’s “” trilogy reigned supreme. The Spidey villain made his big-screen debut in the heavily-maligned “”, in which he was played by . Grace’s performance as the symbiote was deemed poor, but fans still expressed hope in seeing a proper iteration of Venom in the big screen.
“Venom” will be the first film in Sony’s Marvel universe and will be followed by the studio’s . Sony’s films are separate to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, meaning it’s highly unlikely that Hardy’s Eddie Brock will be swinging alongside ‘s Spider-Man anytime soon.
The film is expected to be an origin film, with the two main characters being Venom and Carnage, whose actor has yet to be announced. Directed by Ruben Fleisher from a script written by Scott Rosenberg ans Jeff Pinkner, the film also stars , , Reid Scott, Scott Haze and .
“Venom” hits theaters across the nation on October 5, 2018.