Tom Hardy has been cast as Eddie Brock AKA Venom for Sony's upcoming film. Hardy’s Eddie Brock is able to converse and have a relationship with the symbiote, which culminates to him becoming Venom.
Is part of the Sony/Marvel universe, but not a spin-off of Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland) will direct.
The film will be released on October 5, 2018, with production beginning this fall.