VENOM Sequel Adds THE IRISHMAN & BOARDWALK EMPIRE Actor Stephen Graham In A Key Role

VENOM Sequel Adds THE IRISHMAN & BOARDWALK EMPIRE Actor Stephen Graham In A Key Role

With production expected to start relatively soon, Sony's untitled Venom sequel, which has Andy Serkis directing, has added another piece in The Irishman & Pirates of the Caribbean actor Stephen Graham.

Deadline is reporting that English actor Stephen Graham has joined the cast of Sony Pictures' upcoming Venom sequel, which has Andy Serkis (Breathe; Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle) set to direct and Tom Hardy returning to star as the titular antihero. 

Further details on his role are currently being kept under wraps. 

Graham joins a cast that, in addition to being headlined by Hardy as Eddie Brock/Venom, will also feature Michelle Williams (Fosse/Verdon) as Anne Weying, Woody Harrelson (Zombieland: Double Tap) as Cletus Kasady/Carnage and Naomie Harris (No Time to Die) as Shriek.

Serkis is directing with a screenplay from Kelly Marcel, who also penned the script for the original. Pre-poduction has seemingly gotten underway, which likely means filming should begin in the not so distant future, presumably at the top of 2020. 

Graham's past credits include This is EnglandSnatch ,  Gangs of New YorkBoardwalk Empire, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, Tinker Tailer Soldier SpyPirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No TalesHellboy, Rocketman and most recently, The Irishman.
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