With Ã¢â‚¬Å“Spider-Man: Far From DwellingÃ¢â‚¬Â crossing the $1 billion worldwide box-office milestone, Sony is now trying to get the Ã¢â‚¬Å“VenomÃ¢â‚¬Â sequel off the bottom and executives lately met with a handful of recent directing candidates.
Sources inform Selection that Andy Serkis, Ã¢â‚¬Å“BumblebeeÃ¢â‚¬Â director Travis Knight and Rupert Wyatt are among the many administrators assembly for the coveted job on the movie that has Tom Hardy set to return within the title position. Insiders say these are simply conferences and nobody has moved right into a front-runner place.
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Ruben Fleischer directed the primary pic in 2018, however is just not returning as he’s in post-production on Ã¢â‚¬Å“Zombieland: Double Faucet.Ã¢â‚¬Â
Sony hopes to shoot the movie within the fall.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“Venom,Ã¢â‚¬Â from Sony FootageÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ arsenal of Marvel characters, grossed a large $855 million worldwide. The information comes after the studio lately dated an untitled Marvel sequel for October 2020. Comedian-book fans put the items collectively to imagine that slot was for Ã¢â‚¬Å“Venom 2,Ã¢â‚¬Â giving it the identical launch date as its predecessor.
The following movie on this universe is Ã¢â‚¬Å“Morbius,Ã¢â‚¬Â starring Jared Leto, which is ready to bow subsequent summer time.
Kelly Marcel wrote the script for the sequel. Serkis beforehand directed Ã¢â‚¬Å“Mowgli: Legend of the JungleÃ¢â‚¬Â and Ã¢â‚¬Å“Breathe.Ã¢â‚¬Â Wyatt directed Ã¢â‚¬Å“Rise of the Planet of the ApesÃ¢â‚¬Â and extra lately, Ã¢â‚¬Å“Captive State.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The primary Ã¢â‚¬Å“VenomÃ¢â‚¬Â additionally starred Michelle Williams and featured a last-minute cameo by Woody Harrelson as chief Venom villain Cletus Kasady, aka Carnage.
Sony had no remark.