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Venom 3: Kelly Marcel roped in to direct the Tom Hardy-starrer

Kelly was credited as one of the writers of the 2018 film Venom

PTI Los Angeles Published 29.10.22, 03:30 PM
A still from Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021).

A still from Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021). IMDb

Sony Pictures has roped in screenwriter Kelly Marcel to direct the third instalment of the Tom Hardy-led Venom franchise.

The new movie will mark the directorial debut of Marcel, who has been involved with the superhero film series since it started with Venom in 2018. She was credited as one of the writers of the movie. Marcel also got a solo screenplay credit on Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021) after developing the story with Hardy.


According to entertainment news outlet Deadline, Marcel will direct Venom 3 from a story by herself and Hardy. The actor will reprise his role of journalist Eddie Brock aka anti-hero Venom.

The two will also produce the project along with Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach, Amy Pascal and Hutch Parker.

Venom franchise is based on the Marvel Comics character, who is one of Spider-Man’s most recognisable antagonists.

The first movie, directed by Ruben Fleischer, raised over $ 856 million globally, while the sequel, from director Andy Serkis, earned $ 507 million globally.

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