SERKIS, KNIGHT, WYATT Vying to Direct VENOM 2 - Report

Still from 'Venom'
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The search for a Venom 2 director has reportedly come down to three candidates, with Andy Serkis, Travis Knight, and Rupert Wyatt all meeting with Sony Pictures Entertainment for the job, according to Variety.

Serkis is best known as an actor, having starred in multiple Marvel Cinematic Universe films such as Black Panther. He directed Netflix's Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle.

Travis Knight is best known for directing Paramount's Bumblebee.

Finally, Rupert Wyatt is best known for directing Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

The Hollywood trade points out that all three directors have met with Sony, with no clear frontrunner yet.

Venom 2 does not have an announced theatrical release date.

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