With Venom 3 officially resuming production this month, star Tom Hardy has taken to social media, releasing a statement on his excitement for the third entry.
In an Instagram post on Friday, Hardy described his excitement for the film, which he calls “the last dance,” and praised the cast and crew that has not only helped the third film keep going, but helped the franchise as a whole stay afloat.
“The Last dance – thankfully we are back to shooting; and I want to take a moment just to thank all the teams thus far on the ride from V1 to here all our fantastic Cast and crew- good friends and family – we’ve come a long way – it’s been and continues to be a lot of fun this journey there’s always hard turns to burn when we work but doesn’t feel as hard when you love what you do and when you know you have great material and the support at all sides, of a great team,” reads the post’s caption.
“Surrounded by talented and passionate departments and when surrounded by people you love and care about it doesn’t get any better. I want to mention very briefly how proud of my Director, writing partner and dear friend Kelly Marcel I am. watching you taking the helm on this one fills me with pride, it is an honour. Trust, your gut, your instincts are always spot on. First class – I back you. [100%]. As always. And I absolutely love working with you and watching you take on bigger challenges everytime. And to my great friend, face plant chief operator and brother @jaketomuri Jacob you still look f all like me bro. Here’s to a great ride!!!”
What do we know about Venom 3 so far?
Currently, not a whole lot is definitively known about the upcoming film. Alongside Hardy returning for the film, Venom 3 will also feature Juno Temple and Chiwetel Ejiofor, although it’s unclear exactly what their roles will be in the upcoming movie.
Venom 3 marks the feature directorial debut of Kelly Marcel, who wrote screenplays for the first two films. The third installment will once again feature the Mad Max: Fury Road star in his dual role as Eddie Brock and the titular symbiote.
The untitled project is produced by Hardy and Marcel. Marcel wrote the script from a story she co-created with Hardy. Additional producers include Amy Pascal, Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach and Hutch Parker.