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Venom Movie Rumored To Be R-Rated

Posted By:Matt McGloin
Mon, 03/27/2017 - 17:34

Confirming what I wrote earlier, it's now being said that the Venom movie will be R-rated and will be the launch of a new franchise.

According to Collider, Sony is developing the Venom movie to be R-rated and also a movie that is launching their own Marvel Universe--not connected to any of the Marvel Studios films.

It's said Sony has the rights to around 900 Marvel characters and wants to capitalize on them.

Sony is also developing a movie surrounding the female characters of the Spider-Man universe with Black Cat and Silver Sable, currently being written by Thor scribe and comic book writer Chris Yost.

To reiterate, these Spider-Man universe movies are not connected to Marvel Studios, not connected to Kevin Feige, not connected to Spider-Man: Homecoming, and it remains to be seen if the Tom Holland Spider-Man will be involved at all.

These movies are being developed by producers Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Amy Pascal who were behind the Amazing Spider-Man films and are also behind the upcoming Miles Morales animated Spider-Man feature film (not connected to Marvel Studios). 

The Venom movie has an October 5, 2018 release and is said to start filming this Fall.