Movie News

Ross shoots Venom

Ross shoots Venom
Clint

I’m not convinced a “Venom” movie needs to be (least interesting and ill-fitting character of the “Spider-Man” universe if you ask me; I mean, we all saw “Spider-Man 3” right!?) but if it has to be, let someone like Gary Ross be writing and directing it! At least it has half of chance of being tolerable now…. Right?

Ross just did a rewrite on “Spider-Man 4” and also penned/helmed “Seabiscuit” – both starring Tobey Maguire.

Venom, an arch enemy of the web-slinger in the Marvel Comics series, will be transformed into an anti-hero who becomes a defender of the innocent in the new pic. Though Topher Grace played the evil parasite in the dreaded “Spider-Man 3”, he’s not likely to be reprising his role as Sony wants to start from scratch.

Columbia, who owns the film rights to “Spider-Man” and it’s huge array of villains and supporting characters (despite the fact Disney now owns pretty much every other character), has been developing “Venom” picture for some time, most recently getting a draft from “Zombieland” scribe Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick.

According to Variety, Ross is also working with Columbia on rewriting to direct the film about cyclist Lance Armstrong’s recovery from life-threatening testicular cancer to win a record-breaking seven Tour de France titles. “Venom” steps in front of that project.

Share this story!Share on FacebookShare on TumblrShare on StumbleUponTweet about this on TwitterEmail this to someoneShare on Google+Pin on PinterestDigg thisBuffer this pagePrint this pageShare on LinkedIn
(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Click to add a comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

Movie News
Clint

Clint is the creator, editor and maintainer of Moviehole. Loves David Lynch, David Fincher... actually, any filmmaker by the name of David.

More in Movie News

skeetulrich

Jericho‘s Skeet Ulrich returning to TV

ClintAug 5, 2015
sneakypete

Promo for Ribisi,Cranston series Sneaky Pete

ClintAug 5, 2015
vandal-savage

Legends of Tomorrow villain revealed!

ClintAug 5, 2015
brad peyton dwayne johnson

San Andreas helmer, Fast & Furious producer doing military action-adventure

ClintAug 5, 2015
will-smith-013

Deadshot to replace Wolverine in Collateral Beauty

ClintAug 5, 2015
community

Community likely finished because of high production costs

ClintAug 5, 2015
spider-man

Is this the villain of the Spider-Man reboot…

ClintAug 5, 2015
deadpool

Red & Green Band Trailers: Deadpool

AshAug 5, 2015
video-the-divergent-series-insurgent-kate-winslet-on-her-character-videoSixteenByNine1050

Exclusive : Insurgent BD/DVD clip featuring Kate Winslet

ClintAug 5, 2015