Rumors about Venom.


  • Actor Tyler Williams is considered a perfect fit, due to the similarities between his back story and that of Flash Thompson aka Venom Spaceknight. [1]
  • CONFIRMED: Tom Hardy, who played Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, play Eddie Brock/Venom.
  • DEBUNKED: Actor Josh Emerson is a fan favorite to play Eddie Brock/Venom,
  • DEBUNKED: Chris Zylka who played Eugene Thompson in The Amazing Spider-Man is interested in his character becoming Venom in the film.[2]
  • Dane DeHaan will be appearing in the film as Harry.[3]
  • Stan Lee will make a cameo.
  • Andrew Garfield will appear as Peter Parker/Spider-Man.
  • DEBUNKED: Tobey Maguire will also make a cameo.
  • DEBUNKED: Finn Wittrock is the frontrunner for Eddie Brock/Venom.[4]
  • Alan Tudyk is rumor for Cletus Kasady/Carnage.[4]
  • DEBUNKED: WWE wrestler Sheamus is interest in playing Venom.[5]
  • DEBUNKED: Kellan Lutz wants to play Venom.[6]
  • CONFIRMED: Tom Hardy Will Play Venom.
  • Lin-Manuel Miranda will play Carnage.[7]
  • Cameron Monaghan will play Carnage.[8][9]
  • Casey Jayne will portrayed Ann Weying.[10][11]
  • Riz Ahmed, Matt Smith, Pedro Pascal and Matthias Schoenaerts are in talks for a role.[12][13]
  • Riz Ahmed will portray Carnage or The Chameleon.[14][15]
  • CONFIRMED: Michelle Williams will portray Anne Weying.[16]
  • CONFIRMED: Reid Scott will have a role.[17]
  • Woody Harrelson will have a role.[18][19]
  • Jenny Slate will play a scientist.[20]


  • CONFIRMED: Carnage will be the antagionst.[21]
  • The Life Foundation symbiotes (Agony, Phage, Riot, Scream, Lasher) might appear in the film as a secondary antagonist to Carnage.
  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man may or may not appear.[22]
  • The Chameleon will appear.[14]
  • Scott Haze's role will be Carnage.
  • The Life Foundation will appear.[23]
  • Anti-Venom will appear.


  • CONFIRMED: The movie will be based on the Venom: Lethal Protector saga.
  • Venom will be an anti-hero.
  • DEBUNKED: Spider-Man 3 would have led up and given a nod to the Venom film at the end.
  • DEBUNKED: It is assumed the film has been cancelled due to Sony rebooting the Spider-Man franchise.
  • CONFIRMED: It will have no ties to the previous franchise and Topher Grace will not reprise the role.
  • DEBUNKED: The film might be part of the Amazing Spider-Man universe or a spinoff.
  • DEBUNKED: The producers are hoping that this could be part of the Avengers universe along with the Spider-Man franchise if they make a deal with Disney.[24]
  • DEBUNKED: From Marc Webb tweet  of photos that show the locker number 14, it is believed that Venom will debut in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Harry will possibly become Venom and will start the spinoff. [25]
  • DEBUNKED: Eddie Brock will not be Venom. [26]
  • The film's Venom will be based off of the Agent Venom incarnation.
  • DEBUNKED: The film will be apart of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


  1. [1]
  2. Chris Zylka's Fingers Are Crossed For 'Venom' Movie
  3. [2]
  4. 4.0 4.1 SPIDER-MAN Exclusive: Who Does Sony Want For Venom & Carnage?
  5. Irish WWE wrestler Sheamus has his smiling eyes set on Hollywood
  6. Interview: Kellan Lutz on 'Hercules,' the Work Outs, the Fights and Butt Scars
  7. ‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Wants To Play Carnage
  8. Gotham’ Star Cameron Monaghan Wants To Play Carnage In ‘Venom’
  9. [3]
  10. [4]
  11. VENOM Working Title Revealed; New Audition Tape Seemingly Confirms Ann Weying, AKA She-Venom
  12. Riz Ahmed in Talks to Join Tom Hardy in Spider-Man Spinoff ‘Venom’
  13. Riz Ahmed in Talks for Sony's 'Venom'
  15. [5]
  16. Michelle Williams to Star in ‘Venom’ Opposite Tom Hardy
  17. ‘Veep’ Actor Reid Scott in Talks to Join Tom Hardy’s ‘Venom’ (EXCLUSIVE)
  18. Woody Harrelson in Talks to Join Sony’s ‘Venom’
  19. Woody Harrelson in Talks to Join Tom Hardy in ‘Venom’
  20. Jenny Slate Joins Tom Hardy in 'Venom' (EXCLUSIVE)
  22. Matt Tolmach Addresses Spider-Man’s Role in Sinister Six and Venom
  23. EXCLUSIVE: New Character Breakdowns for ‘VENOM’
  24. 'Venom' Movie May Tie into 'Amazing Spider-Man' Avengers-Style — EXCLUSIVE
  25. [6]
  26. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Writer Roberto Orci on Sinister Six; Oscorp Unifying the Villains; a Possible Eddie Brock Venom; and the Future of the Franchise