Life Release Date: Director Reveals Why This Film Is Not Prequel To Venom Movie

By Disha Mashelkar | 1 year ago
Life Release Date: Director Reveals Why This Film Is Not Prequel To Venom Movie
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The most anticipated film Life, starring Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds, is set to open this Friday in the US theaters. Before the release of the film, a fan theory is making rounds online. It says that Life movie is a prequel to upcoming Venom movie.

Life movie director Daniel Espinosa denies the rumor and refuses to comment on this. But Life screenwriters Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick who has penned the script for Sony’s film Venom has not completely denied this online fan theory. In a recent update, Sony has released Venom movie its release date. That is Oct.05, 2018. Read to know more.

Life Director Talks About Rumor

Daniel Espinosa, Life movie director, has revealed his thoughts on this online fan theory. He says that he is a big Venom fan and a comic book fan. After learning this rumor at his comic book shop he felt like he is the coolest person in the shop.

Director’s initial response has been that this (Life movie) has nothing to do with Venom. But later, when Collider’s reporter asked him if he can confirm this theory is not true. He said, “No, I’m not commenting on this.” His reply has kept the suspense on this online theory.

Life follows the fate of a six-member crew of the International Space Station. When they find the first life form on Mars, an alien form, they are seen very happy. But very soon, the life form creates a threat for the people on Earth and to the astronauts. Who will survive and will all people die? This is something to look forward in this film.

Life movie

Origin Of This Online Fan Theory

This anti-hero, Venom, is seen as a super villain to Spider-Man. After Spider-Man 3, Sony is moving forward to develop standalone Venom movie. A user on Reddit has shared a theory asking whether Life movie is actually a secret Venom origin story, reports the aforementioned source.

In fact, when one of the recent trailers of Life, showcased footage similar to Spider-Man 3, the theory started getting widely discussed. So far there is no official confirmation whether Life is a prequel to Venom movie. But speculations are rife online about the same. Hence the truth will be revealed when the movie hits the theaters on March 24.

Brief Detail About Venom

Venom has made its first appearance in 1988 in “The Amazing Spider-Man” #300. This anti-hero requires a host, usually human, to bond with for its survival. When Venom- Symbiote bonds with a human, this new form is called Venom. He is often portrayed against Spider-Man.

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Disha Mashelkar has completed her Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Pune. She joined MNG in 2016. She loves writing on TV series/Films/Anime/Entertainment.