Venom Movie

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Who's Involved:

Ruben Fleischer, Matt Tolmach, Woody Harrelson, Jenny Slate, Scott Rosenberg, Tom Hardy, Avi Arad, Jeff Pinkner, Amy Pascal, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Dante Harper

Release Date:

Friday, October 5 , 2018

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: N/A

One of Marvel's most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen.

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Venom Plot: What's the story?

A parasite attaches itself to a host via a sticky substance that then gives the host special powers.

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Venom Cast: Who are the actors?

Film Details & Notes: What do we know about Venom?

  1. Woody Harrelson will play a henchman of sorts (Variety, 12/14/17).
  2. Jenny Slate will play a scientist in the film (Variety, 10/3/17).
  3. Michelle Williams would play a district attorney and possibly Eddie Brock/Venom’s love interest (Variety, 9/27/17).
  4. Sony has made it clear that Venom will play no part in the Spider-Man universe, and that the film will stand on its own (Hollywood Reporter, 8/9/17).
  5. This film will also include the villain Carnage (Hollywood Reporter, 6/21/17).
  6. Hollywood Reporter (3/4/16) says this is being envisioned as a franchise apart from and unrelated to the upcoming Spider-Man movie in the works with actor Tom Holland.
  7. Spin-off. Based on the Marvel comicbook character, which was seen in Spider-Man 3. Sony Pictures had commissioned a draft of the script from Jacob Estes, but they are looking to go in a new direction (07/31/08).

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making Venom?

A look at the Venom behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Ruben Fleischer last directed Zombieland 2: Double Tap and Gangster Squad. The film's writer Dante Harper last wrote Sleepless and Edge of Tomorrow.


Avi Arad
Amy Pascal
Matt Tolmach



Sony Pictures

Production Companies

Columbia Pictures

Marvel Studios

Production Timeline: When did the Venom come together?

On or about September 21, 2018 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about February 7, 2018 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about October 28, 2017 • The film was in Production status.

On or about September 28, 2017 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

Production begins October 2017.

On or about March 5, 2016 • The film was in Development status.

Dante Harper signed on to write the script.

On or about December 14, 2013 • The film was in Development status.

Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Ed Solomon signed on to pen the script. Last announced in October 2009.

On or about September 27, 2009 • The film was in Development status.

Venom Release Date: When was it released?

Venom was released in 2018 on Friday, October 5, 2018 in nationwide movie theaters. There were 16 other movies released on the same date, including The Hate U Give, A Star Is Born and Feng Shui.
United States
October 5, 2018 Nationwide
October 5, 2018

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

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