After The Dark Knight Rises, Tom Hardy to star in another superhero film, Venom
Tom Hardy, who played Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, all set to star in the upcoming superhero film Venom.
Los Angeles: Actor Tom Hardy has been roped in to star in the upcoming superhero film Venom, a spin-off to the Spider-Man franchise.
The Sony Pictures-backed project will be directed by Zombieland fame Ruben Fleischer, reports theguardian.com.
According to sources, Hardy is a huge fan of Venom. His only film in the superhero genre was 2012's The Dark Knight Rises, in which he played Bane.
Hardy will play Eddie Brock, a freelance photographer who becomes infected by an alien life form that needs a host in order to survive.
Meanwhile, actor Tom Holland will next be seen playing Spider-Man in the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe project, Spider-Man: Homecoming, which is slated to release on 7 July in US.
Venom is set to hit theaters on 5 October, 2018.
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