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Venom Will Include Scenes Set in Asia

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Sony's upcoming Venom movie will feature scenes set in Asia, a new casting call has revealed. Zombieland’s Ruben Fleischer is directing this Marvel Comics adaptation for Sony, with Tom Hardy in the title role as Venom (aka Eddie Brock, a photographer that bonds with an alien symbiote). Fans recently learned that Hardy’s performance in the movie is set to include motion capture work.

Hardy – who has the support of Venom’s comic book creator, Todd McFarlane – could well be facing off against other symbiote characters in the Venom film, according to a recent rumor. Whoever it is that Hardy ends up fighting in the film, the first entry in Sony's Marvel Universe, Venom's action quotient is expected to be epic: the stunt coordinators of John Wick, Captain America: Civil War, Logan and Baby Driver boarded the project a few months ago.

Related: Venom Movie Trailer, Cast, Every Update You Need To Know

Production on Venom is now officially underway, and it looks like there will be scenes set (not filmed) in Asia in the movie. IGN and Omega Underground writer Christopher M broke the news on Twitter, noting that a casting call has gone out for "villagers without modern haircuts":

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