Headlines Newsletter, 3/13/2024

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Release Schedule

The Hollywood Reporter: ‘Venom 3’ Gets Title, Moves Up Release to October

The latest installment in Columbia Pictures‘ Tom Hardy-led Venom franchise now has an official title and an earlier release date.

Director Kelly Marcel‘s Venom: The Last Dance hits theaters Oct. 25, Sony announced Tuesday. Starring Hardy, Juno Temple and Chiwetel Ejiofor, the film had been untitled and moves up two weeks from its previous release date of Nov. 8.

In addition to helming the feature, Marcel wrote the script, with the story credited to herself and Hardy. Hardy, Marcel, Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach, Amy Pascal and Hutch Parker serve as producers.

The Hollywood Reporter: Chris Pratt’s Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Mercy’ to Open in Theaters in August 2025 (Exclusive)

Timur Bekmambetov‘s Mercy is looking to add some sizzle to the late summer box office next year.

Amazon MGM Studios will release the sci-fi action-thriller in theaters nationwide Aug. 15, 2025. Chris Pratt and Rebecca Ferguson, fresh off of Dune: Part Two, star in the movie, which is expected to get a full global rollout.

Creative Community

Variety: Hollywood’s New A-List: Timothée Chalamet Gets Salary Boost After Box Office Hits

“Glen is the classic example of talent meeting opportunity,” says Tom Rothman, chairman and CEO of Sony’s Motion Picture Group. “This is what theatrical hits do that streaming movies just don’t: give great actors a chance to make real cultural impact. Glen is a truly charismatic screen presence.”