"Venom" Writer/Producer to Helm Third Film in Series
Following her role as a writer and producer on the first two films in the series, it's been announced today that Kelly Marcel shall make her directorial debut on the third Venom film. She follows the likes of Ruben Fleischer and Andy Serkis who directed Venom (2018) and Venom: Let There Be Carnage (2021), respectively. Besides the Venom films, Marcel is known for writing the script for Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) along with coming up with receiving story credit for Cruella (2021) alongside Aline Brosh McKenna and Steve Zissis.
Appropriately enough, Marcel got her start serving as a script editor for the 2008 film Bronson which was the breakout performance for Venom lead actor Tom Hardy who plays Eddie Brock/Venom. Given that and the fact they conjured the story for the second film together, it's a safe bet they work well together. No much will change this time around with Hardy getting story credit alongside Marcel and Marcel penning the script along with her directing duties. Marcel is also known
Really the only question we have is...will Venom actually fight Spider-Man this time?!