Despite handing over Spider-Man to Marvel, Sony are pushing ahead with plans for a Venom spin-off movie. It was presumed that with Spider-Man leaving the studio to join the Avengers, that the proposed Venom project would be scrapped, but Sony have confirmed that they will release the Venom movie as a stand-alone effort with no Spidey in sight.
The news was met with apprehension by just about everyone, with Sony losing support rapidly over their handling of other projects. What do you think, will Venom be a worthwhile film without Spider-Man? Can Sony pull off this exciting yet tricky character? Let us know your thoughts.