During the official presentation for Venom at Hall H in San Diego Comic-Con, the film’s director Ruben Fleischer touched upon the idea of seeing Tom Holland as Spider-Man face off against Tom Hardy as Venom in the future.
Fleischer expresses some excitement over the idea and also mentions that he expects Holland can be worked into future films starring Venom:
VENOM director Ruben Flesicher says "it would be pretty amazing to see Venom and Spider-Man face off in a film," teasing that "at some point down the road" he expects Sony will work Tom Holland's Spidey into the VENOM franchise
— Kyle Buchanan (@kylebuchanan) July 21, 2018
This once again plays into that game of speculation as to whether or not Venom will be considered part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe canon despite no concrete confirmation via Marvel Studios and/or Sony Pictures.
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Plot details on the film are currently under wraps, though director Ruben Fleischer revealed that the film will be based on the Lethal Protector and Planet of the Symbiotes comic book runs. Whether or not Spider-Man – who played a significant role in both stories – will make an appearance remains unclear.
Directed by Ruben Fleischer, Venom stars Tom Hardy, Michelle Williams, Riz Ahmed, Jenny Slate, Scott Haze and Woody Harrelson.
Venom will be released in theaters on October 5, 2018.
10 Things To Expect From San Diego Comic-Con 2018
It’s finally summer, which means San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is just around the block! The biggest pop-culture event of the year, all of the biggest names in comics, movies and television will come together at the San Diego Convention Center and share their plans with their biggest fans. Hundreds of people will be dressed as their favorite characters as they search through back-issue bins, look at exclusive prints and talk with their fellow nerds.
Marvel Studios won’t be showcasing any upcoming movies in Hall H this year, but there are still a lot of exciting things to look forward to. Dozens of new comics will be teased by the major publishers. Movies will be announced and secret cast members will be revealed.
Hit Next to learn more about 10 exciting things you should expect to see at San Diego Comic-Con 2018!