Rumors about Venom.


  • DEBUNKED: 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]
  • DEBUNKED: Dane DeHaan will be appearing in the film as Harry Osborn.[3]
  • Stan Lee will make a cameo.
  • DEBUNKED: Andrew Garfield will appear as Peter Parker/Spider-Man.
  • DEBUNKED: Tobey Maguire will appear as Peter Parker/Spider-Man.
  • Tom Holland may appear as Peter Parker/Spider-Man.[4]
  • DEBUNKED: Finn Wittrock is the frontrunner for Eddie Brock/Venom.[5]
  • DEBUNKED: Alan Tudyk is rumor for Cletus Kasady/Carnage.[5]
  • DEBUNKED: WWE wrestler Sheamus is interest in playing Venom.[6]
  • DEBUNKED: Kellan Lutz wants to play Venom.[7]
  • CONFIRMED: Tom Hardy Will Play Venom.
  • DEBUNKED: Lin-Manuel Miranda will play Carnage.[8]
  • DEBUNKED: Cameron Monaghan will play Carnage.[9][10]
  • DEBUNKED: Casey Jayne will portrayed Ann Weying.[11][12]
  • Riz Ahmed, Matt Smith, Pedro Pascal and Matthias Schoenaerts are in talks for a role.[13][14]
  • DEBUNKED: Riz Ahmed will portray Carnage or The Chameleon.[15][16]
  • CONFIRMED: Michelle Williams will portray Anne Weying.[17]
  • CONFIRMED: Reid Scott will portray Patrick Mulligan.[18]
  • CONFIRMED: Michelle Lee will portray Donna Diego.
  • Nathan Fillion will portray Stan Carter.
  • CONFIRMED: Woody Harrelson has been cast in a role.[19][20]
  • Jenny Slate will play a scientist.[21]


  • CONFIRMED: Carnage will be the antagonist.[22]
  • The Life Foundation symbiotes (Agony, Phage, Riot, Scream, Lasher) might appear in the film as a secondary antagonist to Carnage.
  • CONFIRMED: Dr. Carlton Drake will be the secondary antagonist.
  • Officer Stan Carter/Sin-Eater will appear
  • Peter Parker/Spider-Man may or may not appear.[23]
  • The Chameleon will appear.[15]
  • Scott Haze's role will be Carnage.
  • CONFIRMED: The Life Foundation will appear.[24]
  • Anti-Venom will appear.
  • CONFIRMED: Donna Diego/Scream will appear.
  • Scott Haze's role is Roland Treece.
  • She-Venom will appear.


  • CONFIRMED: The movie will be based on the Venom: Lethal Protector saga, with elements of Separation Anxiety and Planet of the Symbiotes incorporated.
  • 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.[25]
  • 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. [26]
  • DEBUNKED: Eddie Brock will not be Venom. [27]
  • DEBUNKED: The film's Venom will be based off of the Agent Venom incarnation.
  • DEBUNKED: The film will be apart of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
  • The MCU version of Spider-Man will be mentioned and cameo on a news report.
  • CONFIRMED: The Life Foundation have been obtaining symbiotes from a crashed shuttle.
  • Carnage and Scream were cloned from the Venom symbiote.
  • Carnage will be based on his Ultimate Marvel counterpart.
  • Donna Diego will be a mercenary hired by the Life Foundation to kill Brock.
  • Donna will be forced to be bonded to a symbiote, becoming Scream in a post-credits scene.
  • Cletus Kasady will be taken in by Spider-Man in a news report in the beginning, similar to the 1994 cartoon.


  1. [1]
  2. Chris Zylka's Fingers Are Crossed For 'Venom' Movie
  3. [2]
  4. Matt Tolmach Addresses Spider-Man’s Role in Sinister Six and Venom
  5. 5.0 5.1 SPIDER-MAN Exclusive: Who Does Sony Want For Venom & Carnage?
  6. Irish WWE wrestler Sheamus has his smiling eyes set on Hollywood
  7. Interview: Kellan Lutz on 'Hercules,' the Work Outs, the Fights and Butt Scars
  8. ‘Hamilton’ Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda Wants To Play Carnage
  9. Gotham’ Star Cameron Monaghan Wants To Play Carnage In ‘Venom’
  10. [3]
  11. [4]
  12. VENOM Working Title Revealed; New Audition Tape Seemingly Confirms Ann Weying, AKA She-Venom
  13. Riz Ahmed in Talks to Join Tom Hardy in Spider-Man Spinoff ‘Venom’
  14. Riz Ahmed in Talks for Sony's 'Venom'
  16. [5]
  17. Michelle Williams to Star in ‘Venom’ Opposite Tom Hardy
  18. ‘Veep’ Actor Reid Scott in Talks to Join Tom Hardy’s ‘Venom’ (EXCLUSIVE)
  19. Woody Harrelson in Talks to Join Sony’s ‘Venom’
  20. Woody Harrelson in Talks to Join Tom Hardy in ‘Venom’
  21. Jenny Slate Joins Tom Hardy in 'Venom' (EXCLUSIVE)
  23. Matt Tolmach Addresses Spider-Man’s Role in Sinister Six and Venom
  24. EXCLUSIVE: New Character Breakdowns for ‘VENOM’
  25. 'Venom' Movie May Tie into 'Amazing Spider-Man' Avengers-Style — EXCLUSIVE
  26. [6]
  27. 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