by Randy Schueller (original costume idea)
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Sony Pictures Entertainment
Venom is an upcoming 2018 superhero film based on the Marvel Comics Spider-Man character of Venom and it has no connection with the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It will be release on October 5, 2018.
In March 2016, it was announced that Sony is moving forward with a standalone film by hiring Dante Harper to write the script for the film with Arad and Matt Tolmach producing. The film will have no connection to the Marvel Cinematic Universe version of Spider-Man and will be set in its own continuity. It was announced by Sony that the spin off will be release on October 5, 2018 with Alex Kurtzman directing the film.