Jared Leto is perfectly cast as a bloodthirsty antihero in Morbius trailer

Oscar winner Jared Leto stars as Dr. Michael Morbius in Sony Pictures' forthcoming film Morbius.

A brilliant doctor suffering from a rare blood disease goes to extreme lengths to find a cure and becomes a monster who craves human blood in the first trailer for Morbius, based on the popular villain (and later, antihero) in the Spider-Man comic books.

Sony's film adaptation of the character is intended to be part of a new shared universe of films along the lines of the Marvel model. The studio hopes to spin-off the Sony Marvel Universe (SMU) from its successful Spider-Man franchise. The 2018 film Venom kicked off the series, starring Tom Hardy in the title role. Critics slammed it, but Venom went on to gross over $850 million worldwide, and a sequel is slated for release this fall. So Sony decided to move forward with the planned Morbius movie, tapping Daniel Espinosa (Life) to direct—a solid choice, since Espinosa clearly knows how to merge science fiction and horror. Jared Leto will play Morbius.

Based on the trailer, Morbius will focus on the character's origins. Per the official synopsis:

Read 6 remaining paragraphs | Comments

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1642887

Source: Ars Technica

By:

Why tech needs new leaders for disrupted times
Why tech needs new leaders for disrupted times ...
Mobile Industry Awards 2020 - Entries open now!
Mobile Industry Awards 2020 - Entries open now! ...
Deep learning skills shortage crippling UK businesses
Deep learning skills shortage crippling UK busines ...
Get the Panasonic TZ90 travel compact camera for just £199 in this 40% price slash
Get the Panasonic TZ90 travel compact camera for j ...
Cadillac enhances Super Cruise, adds lane change on demand
Cadillac enhances Super Cruise, adds lane change o ...
Apple drops two-device limit when buying iPhones online
Apple drops two-device limit when buying iPhones o ...