Venom Mac Gargan aka Scorpion

The working title for Sony’s Venom spin-off has been revealed as ‘Antidote’, possibly hinting at a new origins story for the iconic Spider-Man villain. The Tom Hardy led movie will launch a separate shared universe from its MCU cousin as Sony slowly rolls out a slate of films centered on the neighborhood superhero’s antagonists, with a Silver Sable and Black Cat movie set to follow.

Venom has had various hosts over the years, but Hardy’s iteration has been specifically confirmed to be Eddie Brock. In the pages of the comic books, Brock’s story is traditionally intertwined with that of Peter Parker. Initially, a Daily Globe reporter who covered the Sin-Eater case, his career was ...

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