A second installment of "Venom" is reportedly underway.
Sources told Variety, Sony Pictures has tapped Kelly Marcel, one of the screenwriters from the original film, to pen the sequel.
Tom Hardy will reprise his role as the eponymous symbiote.
As sequels go, the studio is looking to cash in on the box office success of the antihero franchise, despite its bad reviews.
The insiders said although an exact amount could not be revealed, Marcel's deal was a significant one.
She will also executive produce the follow-up. Marcel was also a producer on the first picture.
Sony declined to comment.
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