The film, which was written by Scott Rosenberg (Jumanji) and Jeff Pinkner (The Dark Tower) is currently in production. Hardy previously talked about the film saying that he will do the character justice and that there is going to be a lot of action and dark humor. He also confirmed that the movie would be inspired by the Venom: Lethal Protector miniseries.
Venom: Lethal Protector was a 1993 six-issue miniseries written by David Michelinie. The story followed Venom moving to San Francisco after he and Spider-Man made a truce.
Once in San Francisco, Venom is hunted down by the Life Foundation,