'This Is Us' Star Ron Cephas Jones Set for 'Venom'

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The popular Marvel antihero will hit theaters Oct. 5.

This Is Us star Ron Cephas Jones will be seen in Sony's Venom.

Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed star in the Ruben Fleischer-directed movie that follows the popular Marvel antihero as he transforms from go-getter journalist to powerful alien symbiote.

Venom, which opens Oct. 5, is the first standalone to come out of Sony's burgeoning Spider-Man universe

Jones, who just picked up his second Emmy nomination for the NBC drama, can currently be seen in the second season of Netflix's Luke Cage and in Ken Marino's big-screen Dog Days, starring opposite Vanessa Hudgens and Nina Dobrev. He is also set for Eddie Murphy's Netflix feature Dolemite Is My Name!

Jones is repped by Industry Entertainment, Leading Artists and Hansen Jacobson.