With less than a month left before its long-awaited debut, Sony Pictures has dropped a brand new Morbius featurette for its latest Marvel film, starring Oscar-winner Jared Leto. The video features commentary by Leto as he discusses the reason why he decided to sign on for the role of the bloodthirsty anti-hero.
In addition, it has also been announced that Morbius tickets are now officially on sale and are available for purchase through Fandango. It is currently slated to hit the theaters on Friday, April 1.
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Based on the character created by writer Roy Thomas and artist Gil Kane in 1971, Morbius sees the introduction of Jared Leto as Marvel’s anti-hero Morbius the Living Vampire. Joining him are Matt Smith (Doctor Who) as Milo, Adria Arjona (Good Omens) as Martine Bancroft, Jared Harris (The Crown) as Morbius’ mentor, and Tyrese Gibson (Fast and the Furious) as an FBI Agent, with Michael Keaton reprising his role as Adrian Toomes/ Vulture from Spider-Man: Homecoming.
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“One of Marvel’s most compelling and conflicted characters comes to the big screen as Jared Leto transforms into the enigmatic antihero Michael Morbius,” reads the synopsis. “Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. While at first it seems to be a radical success, a darkness inside him is unleashed. Will good override evil – or will Morbius succumb to his mysterious new urges?
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Morbius is directed by Daniel Espinosa (Safe House) from a script by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama. It is produced by Avi Arad, Matt Tolmach, and Lucas Foster.