Michelle Williams is in talks to star opposite Tom Hardy in Sony’s “Venom” movie. Scott Rosenberg and Jeff Pinkner will write the script for “Venom,” with Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach producing the movie, along with Amy Pascal. Palak Patel and Eric Fineman are overseeing the project for Columbia Pictures. The studio has already made it clear that “Venom” will play no part in the Spider-Man universe, and that the film will stand on its own. is set to hit theaters on Oct. 5, 2018.