“Chronicle” director Josh Trank, who’s been widely mentioned as the director for a reboot of the “Fantastic Four” franchise at Fox is apparently in talks to helm a Spiderman spinoff featuring the baddie Venom, HeyUGuys reports this morning.
A feature film for the shape-shifting Spider-Villain has been mentioned since Topher Grace portrayed him in “Spiderman Man 3: Jazz Hands” a few years back. There was even a script penned by Jacob Estes and Gary Ross (“The Hunger Games”) was in talks to direct, HeyUGuys reports. But as is the case with most things in Hollywood, it never really got anywhere. Now, it looks like Columbia wants to reboot, with Trank going behind the camera.
For those not in the know, here’s the animated exploits of Venom: