If you recall, the internet lost it yesterday when producer/director John Schnepp claimed that Tom Holland would be showing up in Venom. Fans are speculating that the Symbiote will be brought back to earth by Spider-Man after incidents in Avengers: Infinity War.
It later bonded with depressed, disgruntled reporter Eddie Brock (played by Topher Grace in Spider-Man 3 and Tom Hardy in the new Venom), its most well-known host, and became one of Spider-Man's most badass enemies. After some confusion around the release of Spider-Man: Homecoming, it seemed Venom would be separate. "For the last couple months, we've been talking about Venom, we've been hearing about how Sony's keeping it all separated".
Ever since Marvel and Sony chose to split the Spider-Man universe between the two of them, fans have been speculating on who will appear in which film. For starters, Venom is going to be Rated-R, so now Disney has the Spider-Man character appearing in an R-rated movie.
Rather than being a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Spidey spinoffs could be considered "Marvel adjacent", according to Schnepp's interpretation of producer Amy Pascal's comments. Secondly, every future MCU movie featuring Spider-Man now carries the burden of, "Where's Venom?".
Even though Spider-Man is not central to Venom's plot, it would still be cool to see him show up in a post-credits scene or a quick prologue.
It just doesn't really add up. This week, Holland's cameo rumors surfaced once more, with Collider's Jon Schnepp saying " Spider-Man is gonna be in Venom".
Sony's Venom stars Tom Hardy in the iconic role of Eddie Brock and will release on October 5, 2018.