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LiK
(05-19-2017, 07:07 PM)
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http://variety.com/2017/film/news/to...er-1202418721/

Tom Hardy is on board to star in Sony’s long-awaited “Spider-Man” spinoff “Venom,” with “Zombieland” helmer Ruben Fleischer on board to direct.

While “Spider-Man: Homecoming” is still two months away from opening, Sony is acting quickly to build its extended universe, which starts with the “Venom” movie.


While the studio has been meeting with directors for some time, the actor selection process sped up after Hardy exited J.C. Chandor’s action-thriller “Triple Frontier,” and Sony saw an opportunity to go after an in-demand talent.

Fleischer showcased his ability to bring together dark themes with humor in “Zombieland” and according to sources, Hardy is a huge fan of Venom.

Websling me if old.

Originally Posted by MHWilliams

Sony has confirmed that Hardy is Brock.

https://twitter.com/SonyPictures/sta...29713225572352

Last edited by LiK; 05-19-2017 at 07:30 PM. Reason: Added source
Pai Pai Master
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(05-19-2017, 07:07 PM)
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Sure Sony, go ahead and ruin the only good thing you've got going right now.
PhoncipleBone
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(05-19-2017, 07:08 PM)
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Source?
What did he mean by this?
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He's a big guy. Good casting.
Slayven
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(05-19-2017, 07:08 PM)
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Don't do this
kris.
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source cuz OP forgot

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hea...direct-1004115
Cornballer
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(05-19-2017, 07:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by PhoncipleBone

Source?

Deadline has a story up.
strafer
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(05-19-2017, 07:08 PM)
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You had me at Tom Hardy.
Prince of Space
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(05-19-2017, 07:08 PM)
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Originally Posted by LiK

and according to sources,

which ones?
zeemumu
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Do you feel in charge, Brock?
JimJamJones
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Because what could go wrong?
EchoChamber
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Sony pictures needs to die before this turd releases.
chaislip3
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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WHAAAAATT
Slayven
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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2018?

Nah, not going to happen
DecoReturns
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Well they got a damn good actor at least.
Bobby Roberts
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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HUH.

HUH.

This is...
LiK
(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Added source. Pressed post too soon.
foolia
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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I'm in utter disbelief.
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AHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAHAHAAH
wesleyshark
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Oh boy
sturgboski
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
Oh god please dont be like Spiderman 3 venom...
bananafactory
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Lmao I warned people this was still happening and many thought there was no way Sony would follow through with it

Welp
PhoncipleBone
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Originally Posted by kris.

source cuz OP forgot

http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/hea...direct-1004115

Originally Posted by Cornballer

Deadline has a story up.

Thanks.
Like the casting, but still think it's a bad idea for Sony to do this.
Lulubop
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Yooo, Tom Hardy is my guy
kmax
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Tom Hardy as Venom sounds pretty awesome.

It's Sony though, so they'll find a way to fuck it up.
Grizzlyjin
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Oh no baby, what is you doing?
Blader
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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This is really happening, isn't it?

The appeal of Hardy as Venom is kind of instantly offset by the director choice.
Trojita
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(05-19-2017, 07:09 PM)
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Originally Posted by Pai Pai Master

Sure Sony, go ahead and ruin the only good thing you've got going right now.

How is this going to ruin the PS4?
geomon
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(05-19-2017, 07:10 PM)
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Tom Hardy starring? I'm in.
slit
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You mean they don't want Topher Grace?
JBourne
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Originally Posted by What did he mean by this?

He's a big guy.

For you.
Psychoward
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(05-19-2017, 07:10 PM)
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Originally Posted by Pai Pai Master

Sure Sony, go ahead and ruin the only good thing you've got going right now.

Originally Posted by Slayven

Don't do this

Originally Posted by EchoChamber

Sony pictures needs to die before this turd releases.

I don't follow comics, why is this a bad thing?
Poppy
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(05-19-2017, 07:10 PM)
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i feel bad for tom hardy
Dalek
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(05-19-2017, 07:10 PM)
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god dammit.
Maxim726X
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(05-19-2017, 07:10 PM)
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Err... Should I feel cautiously optimistic? Because I kinda do.
SpaceWolf
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(05-19-2017, 07:10 PM)
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First Suicide Squad, now this.

Tom my son....
Kenzodielocke
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Would Tom Hardy take this role if it was this bad? He dropped out of Suicide Squad, after all.
Shaanyboi
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(05-19-2017, 07:11 PM)
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This isn't supposed to be separate from the MCU, right?

...Right?

TangoAlphaLima
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(05-19-2017, 07:11 PM)
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No Topher, no sale.
bananafactory
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(05-19-2017, 07:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by Psychoward

I don't follow comics, why is this a bad thing?

It's just going to confuse their audience because it's a Venom movie that doesn't exist in the same universe as their new Spider-Man

Originally Posted by Shaanyboi

This isn't supposed to be separate from the MCU, right?

...Right?

It does not take place in the MCU.
Slayven
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(05-19-2017, 07:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by Psychoward

I don't follow comics, why is this a bad thing?

Venom is only good when he is playing off Spiderman or his history with spiderman
strafer
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(05-19-2017, 07:11 PM)
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Hey Tom, how's that Splinter Cell movie coming along?
Cipher Peon
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(05-19-2017, 07:11 PM)
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Great news!

Glad that Sony is continuing on with this, I'd like to look forward to a Spiderverse film since I have 0 faith in Marvel, and every bit of news on this film makes it sound infinitely more awesome
Lifejumper
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(05-19-2017, 07:11 PM)
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So how will this work with mcu? Is sony making mcu fan fiction?
xxracerxx
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Hmmm.
BoogieWoogie
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Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock???

Holy shit
JimJamJones
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(05-19-2017, 07:11 PM)
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Originally Posted by Psychoward

I don't follow comics, why is this a bad thing?

The comics are not the problem in this situation.
phanphare
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(05-19-2017, 07:11 PM)
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Sony fucking up something related to the Spider Man franchise?

I'm shocked

at least tom hardy is a better fit than fucking topher grace. who thought that was a good idea?
Prince of Space
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(05-19-2017, 07:11 PM)
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Ok, this is pretty damn exciting.

Not being weighed down by any of that MCU fuckery is even better.
Obliterator
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(05-19-2017, 07:11 PM)
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I like Tom Hardy as an actor a lot

I still think this is a pretty terrible idea all around, but we'll see how it goes
Corpekata
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(05-19-2017, 07:12 PM)
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Better (and older) actor than I was expecting.

Though Hardy seems to get attached to a lot of stuff that doesn't get made like the Splinter Cell movie.

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