Venom sequel booked for late 2020, director Ruben Fleischer unlikely to return
A sequel to Venom has been lined up for late 2020.
The movie grossed over $850 million at the box office, leading Sony to confirm a sequel.
According to Variety, Kelly Marcel, one of the screenwriters from the first movie, will pen the script for the new film.
Director Ruben Fleischer, however, will not return for the new movie as he is hard at work on the sequel to Zombieland.
No new director has been confirmed as yet. Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams and Woody Harrelson will return to star.
Venom starred Hardy as Eddie Brock, a journalist who begins looking into the work of Carlton Drake and his company The Life Foundation, who he believes are experimenting on humans.
Through an accident at the foundation, Brock becomes bonded with an alien symbiote. The symbiote needs a human host to survive, who, in return, vests its victim with incredible powers...