As yet, Graham’s role, as well as the plot are under wraps. Tom Hardy is returning as the journalist-turned-alien symbiote. Naomie Harris and Woody Harrelson are also set to star in the sequel.
Andy Serkis takes over the reins from Ruben Fleischer, beating other contenders ‘Bumblebee’ helmer Travis Knight and ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’ director Rupert Wyatt.
Also in news – Jessica Chastain enters talks to join ‘The Forgiven’
Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal will return as producers, alongside Hutch Parker. Kelly Marcel is penning the script.
‘Venom,’ from Sony Pictures’ catalogue of Marvel characters, became a surprise hit for the studio. The comic-book adventure grossed $213 million at the domestic box office and a massive $855 million worldwide.
Scott Rosenberg (“Jumanji”) and Jeff Pinkner (“The Dark Tower”) wrote the script for ‘Venom,