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Fans of True Blood and Superhero films will enjoy the short film made by director Joe Lynch (Knights of Badassdom), which is produced by Adi Shankar (The Grey), starring True Blood actor Ryan Kwanten (Jason Stackhouse).

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The creature is a Symbiote, a sentient alien, with a gooey, almost liquid-like form that requires a host

The 17-minute black-and-white film follows Kwanten as Eddie Brock, a crime reporter being trailed by a French documentary crew in 1980s New York. “Spider-Man” fans in the know will immediately recognize the name Brock, famous for his alien Symbiote alter ego, Venom. The curious take on “Spider-Man” antagonist Eddie Brock, a.k.a. “Venom”, has many fans excited and wishes for film makers to “Take note Marvel: THIS is how Venom should be portrayed,” one of many favorable comments read.

Watch the short film