Venom sequel is starting to shape and we’re closer in finding out who’s going to direct it.
Sony is now looking to get the “Venom” sequel and the movie will have a set of new directors on board as film’s previous director, Ruben Fleischer, not returning to direct.
Ruben Fleischer busy working on Zombieland: Double Tap. Sony is considering actor-filmmaker Andy Serkis to direct Venom 2.
Andy Serkis, “Bumblebee” director Travis Knight and Rupert Wyatt are among the director’s meeting for the coveted job on the film that has Tom Hardy set to return in the title role.
Sony hopes to shoot the film in the fall.
“Venom,” from Sony Pictures’ arsenal of Marvel characters, grossed a massive $855 million worldwide. The news comes after the studio recently dated an untitled Marvel sequel for October 2020.
The first “Venom” starred Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams and featured a last-minute cameo by Woody Harrelson as chief Venom villain Cletus Kasady, aka Carnage.