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Riz Ahmed In Talks For Sony’s Venom

August 10, 2017 | Posted by Joseph Lee
Riz Ahmed

Variety reports that Riz Ahmed (Rogue One, Nightcrawler) is in talks to join the cast of Sony’s Venom movie, which will star Tom Hardy in the title role. It will be directed by Ruben Fleischer based on a script by Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner. Sources suggest he will play a popular character from Marvel Comics, but Variety author Justin Kroll said it will not be Carnage. The Hollywood Reporter‘s Borys Kit said the same thing.

The film will be produced by Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal. Palak Patel and Eric Fineman will oversee for Columbia Pictures. It will be released on October 5, 2018.

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