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.
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 stars Tom Hardy, Riz Ahmed, Michelle Williams, Jenny Slate, Reid Scott, Scott Haze, Woody Harrelson and Sope Aluko.
Venom is scheduled for cinematic release on the 5th October 2018.