WHO’S IN IT?

Tom Hardy (Mad Max: Fury Road), Michelle Williams (All The Money In The World), Riz Ahmed (City of Tiny Lights), Scott Haze (Child of God), Reid Scott (Home Again), Jenny Slate (Obvious Child), Woody Harrelson (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Sope Aluko (Black Panther), Scott Deckert (Serial Daters Anonymous), Marcella Bragio (We Promised), Michelle Lee (Trailer Park of Terror), Mac Brandt (Hammer of the Gods), Christian Convery (The Package), Sam Medina (Mile 22), Ron Cephas Jones (Dog Days)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland), director; Will Beall (Gangster Squad), Kelly Marcel (Saving Mr. Banks), Jeff Pinkner (Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle) and Scott Rosenberg (Con Air), writers; Avi Arad (Iron Man), Amy Pascal (Spider-Man: Homecoming) and Matthew Tolmach (Coldblooded), producers; Ludwig Göransson (Black Panther), composer; Matthew Libatique (Black Swan), cinematographer; Alan Baumgarten (American Hustle), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

After a scandal nearly wrecks his career, journalist Eddie Brock (Hardy) attempts to get his life back on track by investigating a shady organisation that’s conducting a series of mysterious experiments. A visit to one of the organisation’s labs brings him into contact with an alien symbiote that bonds with Brock, granting him superpowers as long as they share the same body, and together they form an uneasy alliance to become the creature known as Venom…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

After a less-than-stellar appearance in Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man 3, the popular Marvel villain and anti-hero finally gets a movie to show the world what kind of force he truly can be.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

WEDNESDAY 3RD OCTOBER 2018