Deadline is reporting that Sope Aluko has signed up to have a role in Sony’s Spider-Man spinoff film Venom.
The official synopsis for the film is as follows:
One of Marvel’s most enigmatic, complex and badass characters comes to the big screen, starring Academy Award nominated actor Tom Hardy as the lethal protector Venom.
The report doesn’t state what role Sope Aluko (whose recent credits include Bloodline and Black Panther) will have in the film. Ruben Fleischer is directing the film on a script that Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner wrote, with Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach serving as producers alongside Amy Pascal.
Venom is scheduled for cinematic release on the 5th October 2018.