Hardy plays failed reporter Eddie Brock, who becomes bonded to an alien parasite and assumes an anti-hero identity. It has also been confirmed previously that the Venom story takes place in the same universe as Spider-Man, prompting excitement about a possible crossover.
“Sony has both those characters and has Venom in their world,” he said. “I don’t know what their plans are for another Venom or if they’re doing that.”
Although reviews of Venom were mixed, it made a huge impact at the box office. It took $855m (£673.5m), and was named as the highest-grossing superhero origin film of all time by Forbes shortly after release.
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