Venom: Sony’s Spider-Man Spin-Off Starts Filming

Cameras are officially rolling on Venom, starring Tom Hardy...

Just under a year before it’s due in theaters, cameras have started rolling on Sony’s long-promised Venom movie.

The film, spun out of the Spider-Man movie universe (at least sort of), will star Tom Hardy in the title role. He’s joined in the ensemble by Riz Ahmed, Michelle Williams, Jenny Slate, Reid Scott and Scott Haze. Ruben Fleischer, of Zombieland fame (and, uh, Gangster Squad infamy), is directing this one.

The start of production on the film was honored in the now-traditional fashion by a tweet. Here’s the official day one post that was sent out from the film’s official Twitter account…

— Venom Movie (@VenomMovie) October 24, 2017

Venom is due in theaters on October 5, 2018.

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