Horror? Not horror? That’s always the question when it comes to Spider-Man’s arc nemesis Venom. While the tale of Eddie Brock – originally told through the eyes of David Michelinie and artist Todd McFarlane – was originally one filled with extreme violence, Marvel’s character has since had comic spin-offs, and has even befriended Peter Parker teaming with him to battle other villains. Point is, he went from awesome to super lame. Still, I relish the early years where the only way to stop Venom was to trick him into thinking Spider-Man was dead.
This leads us to the LA Time story, which reports that Sony’s Columbia Pictures is negotiating with Josh Trank, the hot director of this winter’s found-footage hit Chronicle, to take the reins of the Spidey spin-off.
While I pray to all of the Gods that I never have to mention Topher Grace’s name again in association with the character I grew up drooling over, I still wonder what a solo project directed by Trank would be? He literally took the lore of Akira, put a found footage spin on it, and then knocked it so far out of the park that I could give two shits if Warners ever gets the Manga adaptation off the round.
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This Week in Horror - June 26, 2017 - The Evil Within 2, Jason...
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