Directed by: Daniel Espinosa
Starring: Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Adria Arjona, Jared Harris, Al Madrigal, Tyrese Gibson
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Drama
Release Date: 31 July, 2020
Running Time: – Minutes
Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success soon reveals itself to be a remedy potentially worse than the disease.
Morbius is an upcoming American horror superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Columbia Pictures in association with Marvel Entertainment and distributed by Sony Pictures Releasing. It is intended to be the second film in Sony’s Marvel Universe. The film is being directed by Daniel Espinosa from a script by Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless, Art Marcum and Matt Holloway, and stars Jared Leto in the title role alongside Matt Smith, Adria Arjona, Jared Harris, Al Madrigal, and Tyrese Gibson.
After announcing plans for a new shared universe of films inspired by Spider-Man’s characters beginning with Venom (2018), Sony was revealed to be developing one based on Morbius. Sazama and Sharpless had written a script by November 2017, with Leto and Espinosa officially joining in June 2018. Work began in earnest at the end of the year with further casting, ahead of a production start in February 2019 in London. Filming was set to take 12 weeks, and was confirmed to have been completed by June 2019. As of June 2019, the film is in the post-production stage.
Morbius is scheduled to be released in the United States on July 31, 2020.
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