Spider Man's spin-off 'Venom' begins production

ANI | Updated: Oct 24, 2017 18:14 IST

New Delhi [India], October 24 (ANI): Filming of Sony Pictures` 'Spider Man' spin-off 'Venom' has finally started and a picture from the sets has finally landed on the net.

The official Twitter account of the movie shared a photograph and confirmed that the production of the highly-anticipated movie has begun.

The picture shows Tom Hardy, who plays the titular character, looking very happy on the sets.

The character of Venom, who is also known as Eddie Brock, was last portrayed on the big screen by Topher Grace in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man 3 in 2007.

In May, Hardy was announced to play the traditional 'Spider-Man' villain in Sony Picture's upcoming film focused around Eddie Brock, the first character to become the alien symbiote in the comic books.

The script of the movie is has been penned by 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' writers Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner.

Helmed by Ruben Fleischer, the flick also stars Riz Ahmed, Michelle Williams, and Reid Scott.

The movie is slated to hit theatres on October 5, 2018. (ANI)