Venom: The Last Dance will be Tom Hardy’s farewell as the symbiote.

Venom: The Last Dance

Here’s everything we know so far about Venom: The Last Dance, closing out the symbiote trilogy.

The Sony Cinematic Universe is preparing to say goodbye to one of its most iconic characters. Poison: The Last Dance marks the conclusion of the Tom Hardy-starring film trilogy, and expectations are high. Sony Motion Pictures Group President Tom Rothman confirmed in a recent interview with Deadline that this will be the “third and final” Venom film. According to him, the film is “going to be huge” when it hits theaters this October.

The long-awaited farewell

The news that The Last Dance will be the last film in the saga has created a wave of emotions among fans. Tom Hardy will return in his iconic role as Eddie Brock/Venom, with a cast including Juno Temple, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Clark Bacon still under wraps. Although plot details are kept under wraps, the lyrical conclusion has everyone on the edge of their seats.

Directed by Kelly Marcel, who made her feature film directorial debut, the film has a luxury production team. Marcel directed the first two films in the saga and others such as Saving Mr. Banks is no stranger to the Venom universe, having written hit films such as Fifty Shades of Grey. Along with Hardy, Marcel co-wrote the story and both are listed as producers by Amy Pascal, Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Hat Parker.

The evolution of Venom on the big screen

Venom’s cinematic journey began in 2011. In October 2018, the first film directed by Ruben Fleischer was released in the United States. Despite mixed reviews, the film was a phenomenal financial success, grossing approximately $856.1 million at the worldwide box office on a budget of between $100 and $116 million. This success cemented Venom’s future on film and cemented its place in Sony’s universe.

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The sequel, Venom: Three Will Bay Matanza, released in October 2021, although it didn’t reach the numbers of its predecessor, still earned a respectable $506.9 million at the box office on a $110 million budget. The film continues to explore the dynamic between Eddie Brock and the Venom symbiote, setting the stage for the trio’s long-awaited conclusion.

The end of an era

This third film not only marks the end of the trilogy, but also a farewell for Tom Hardy as Eddie Brock. Ever since his appearance in the MCU in Spider-Man: No Way Home, fans have speculated about the character’s future. However, all of the Venom movies are part of Sony’s Spider-Man universe, as are Morbius (2022) and the upcoming Madame Web (2024).

The theatrical release is scheduled for October 25, 2024. This final chapter promises to tie up loose ends and provide satisfying closure for Eddie Brock fans.

What’s next for Sony’s Spider-Man Universe?

The future of Sony’s Spider-Man Universe does not end with Venom. After Venom: The Last Dance, Kraven the Hunter, starring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, will hit theaters scheduled for release in December after several delays. This expanding universe continues to promise more exciting stories and interesting connections to the world of Spider-Man.

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The Last Dance is shaping up to be an epic and emotional farewell to one of modern cinema’s most beloved anti-heroes. With a talented team behind the scenes and a stellar cast, this film promises to be a roller coaster of emotions and action. Fans can expect a worthy conclusion to the saga that redefined the character of Venom for a new generation.