Tom Hardy to play Eddie Brock in Sony's 'Venom' movie

By Karen Butler   |   May 19, 2017 at 4:58 PM
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May 19 (UPI) -- British actor Tom Hardy, who played Bane in The Dark Knight Rises, has landed another villainous role in a big-screen, comic-book adaptation.

"Tom Hardy is Eddie Brock in #Venom, the upcoming film from Sony's Marvel Universe releasing October 5, 2018 -- production starts this fall," Sony Pictures tweeted Friday.

Topher Grace previously played Brock/Venom in the 2007 movie Spider-Man 3.

The Dark Knight Rises was part of Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy, which was based on DC Universe comics.

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