The film will be part of Sony’s Marvel universe and it will begin production this fall for an October 5, 2018 release.
Eddie Brock was originally introduced to the Spider-Man universe as a journalist who exposes a serial killer’s identity, only to find out he exposed the wrong man when Spider-Man captures the real killer.
The "It was a beautiful, low-key day made even more special because they just had their closest friends and family around them," a source told the newspaper.
"Tom's son Louis played a key role during the ceremony and they made certain to pick a stunning and private setting.
Hardy has performed on both British and American stages.