Andy Serkis has closed a deal to direct Venom 2, a consultant for him confirmed Monday. The movie is a sequel to, which grossed $856 million on the field workplace globally.Â
Tom Hardy will return to play Eddie Brock, a hapless journalist whose physique bonds with an alien, offering him with superhuman energy and power.Â
The deal closed over the weekend, and filming begins within the fall.
That is the third time Serkis will tackle the position of director, having beforehand labored on 2017’s Breathe and 2018’s . Serkis performed Gollum within the Lord of the Rings trilogy, in addition to The Hobbit trilogy. He additionally portrayed Snoke within the current Star Wars movies and performed Klaw in .