Venom 3 has formally entered pre-production, per an Instagram video from star Tom Hardy.
In a behind-the-scenes video (opens in new tab) from the primary Venom, Hardy could be seen appearing out the harrowing transition from Eddie Brock to the titular symbiote inside him. The video itself is not information, however the accompanying caption reads: “While engaged on V3 [pre-production].”
In case it wasn’t clear sufficient already, Venom 3 will see Hardy return as Venom, a job he performed within the first two motion pictures. Nonetheless, the threequel will likely be helmed by a brand new director. Whereas the primary film was directed by Uncharted director Ruben Fleischer, and the second film noticed Andy Serkis step in to direct, now the nonetheless untitled Venom 3 will likely be helmed by Kelly Marcel, who wrote the primary two motion pictures.
This is not the primary time Hardy has used Instagram as a platform to make information. Final 12 months, he strongly urged that Venom 3 can be his final look within the collection by the use of an Instagram publish exhibiting the third movie’s screenplay and the caption “final dance.”
Venom 3 nonetheless would not have a launch date, however the truth that it is in pre-production is actually excellent news for followers, because it reveals issues are shifting at a gentle clip behind the scenes. Plot particulars are being stored below wraps, however the script is being written by Hardy and Marcel. The second film ended with detective Patrick Mulligan (Stephen Graham) apparently absorbing the super-sonic powers of Shriek (Naomie Harris), and a post-credits scene noticed Eddie and Venom clip right into a universe the place Tom Holland’s Spider-Man exists, so it is secure to count on some type of crossover.
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