Andy Serkis is on board to direct, and Michelle Williams and Woody Harrelson are also reprising their roles.
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The original film was a huge hit for the studio when it premiered in 2018, grossing $213 million at the domestic box office and a massive $855 million worldwide. It followed Hardy as Eddie Brock, a journalist who becomes host to the alien entity known as Venom.
Shriek is Carnageâ€™s romantic interest in the comics so sheâ€™s bound to team with Harrelson in this movie to face off against Hardyâ€™s Venom.
Sony recently dated an untitled Marvel sequel for October 2020, which superhero enthusiasts are speculating is â€œVenom 2,â€ possibly giving it the same release date as its predecessor.
Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal will return as producers, alongside Hutch Parker. Kelly Marcel is penning the script.
Harris, who was nominated for an Academy Award for her role in â€œMoonlight,â€ can next be seen in the Screen Gems thriller â€œBlack and Blue,â€ and is set to reprise her role as Eve Moneypenny in the new James Bond pic â€œNo Time to Die.â€ She is currently filming the HBO/Sky co-production â€œThe Third Dayâ€ opposite Jude Law.
Harris is repped by Untitled Entertainment, WME and Artists Partnership.
Sony had no comment on the casting negotiations.
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