Woody Harrelson has joined the Venom movie, according to Variety.
The veteran actor joins Tom Hardy as the lead, along with Riz Ahmed, Jenny Slate, and Michelle Williams.
According to the outlet, Harrelson will play a henchman in the film.
Venom is the beginning of a villain-centric universe from Sony. Following this movie is a project centered around Silver Sable and Black Cat; the universe is utilizing villains from Spider-Man lore, however, it’s seperate from that of the Marvel cinematic universe, which stars Tom Holland’s Peter Parker.
Though many are skeptical about Sony leading Venom, its cast is top notch. Only time will tell if the studio can craft a cohesive story that fans will enjoy.
Ruben Fleischer is the director on Venom, which lands in theaters on October 5, 2018.