Venom (2018) Movie Review, Plot Summary and Cast


Venom is an American 2018 superhero film. The movie is based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It is produced by Columbia Pictures in association with Marvel. This movie is distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. The movie producers are Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal.

This movie is intended to be the first film in Sony’s Marvel Universe adjunct to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Venom is directed by Ruben Fleischer from a screenplay by Scott RosenbergJeff Pinkner, and Kelly Marcel. The movie stars include Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock / Venom, Michelle WilliamsRiz AhmedScott Haze, and Reid Scott. Venom will be available in the cinemas on the 5th of October 2018.

Venom Movie Cast

  • Tom Hardy: as Eddie Brock / Venom
  • Michelle Williams: as Anne Weying
  • Riz Ahmed as Carlton Drake / Riot:
  • Scott Haze
  • Reid Scott
  •  Jenny Slate
  • Woody Harrelson
  • Sope Aluko
  • Scott Deckert
  • Marcella Bragio
  • Michelle Lee
  •  Mac Brandt
  • Christian Convery
  • Sam Medina
  • Ron Cephas Jones

Venom Movie Plot Summary


The Movie follows journalist Eddie Brock attempts to revive his career by investigating the Life Foundation. In the play, he comes into contact with an alien symbiote that bonds with Brock. This gives him superpowers as long as the both of them share the same body.

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Venom Movie Overview

Directed byRuben Fleischer
Produced by
  • Avi Arad
  • Matt Tolmach
  • Amy Pascal
Screenplay by
  • Jeff Pinkner
  • Scott Rosenberg
  • Kelly Marcel
Story by
  • Jeff Pinkner
  • Scott Rosenberg
Based on

  • David Michelinie
  • Todd McFarlane
  • Tom Hardy
  • Michelle Williams
  • Riz Ahmed
  • Scott Haze
  • Reid Scott
Music byLudwig Göransson
CinematographyMatthew Libatique
Edited by
  • Maryann Brandon
  • Alan Baumgarten
  • Columbia Pictures
  • Marvel Entertainment
  • Tencent Pictures
  • Arad Productions
  • Matt Tolmach Productions
  • Pascal Pictures
Distributed bySony Pictures Releasing
Release date
  • October 5, 2018 (Nigeria)
  • October 5, 2018 (United States)
Running time
112 minutes
CountryUnited States
Budget$100 million