Morbius is an upcoming American superhero film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, produced by Columbia Pictures. It is intended to be the second film in the Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters.
Directed by Daniel Espinosa from a script by the writing teams of Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, and Art Marcum and Matt Holloway. It stars Jared Leto as Michael Morbius alongside Al Madrigal, Matt Smith, Jared Harris, Adria Arjona, and Tyrese Gibson.
It follows Morbius who becomes a vampire after attempting to cure himself of a rare blood disease. Morbius is scheduled to be released on March 19m 2021, in the United States, delayed from an initial July 2020 date due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Director: Daniel Espinosa
Producers: Matt Tolmach, Avi Arad, and Lucas Foster
Written by: Matt Sazama, Burk Sharpless, Art Marcum, and Matt Holloway
Story by: Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless
Starring: Jared Leto, Matt Smith, Adria Arjona, Jared Harris, Al Madrigal, and Tyrese Gibson
Music by: Jon Ekstrand
Cinematography: Oliver Wood
Production Companies: Columbia Pictures and Marvel Entertainment
Distributor: Sony Pictures Releasing
Release date: March 19, 2021
Country: United States
Casts in Morbius
- Jared Leto as Michael Morbius. A scientist suffering from a rare blood disease since his early childhood whose attempts to cure himself afflict him with a form of vampirism. He gained superhuman abilities but none of the superstitious weaknesses associated with vampires.
- Matt Smith as Loxias Crown. Michael’s friend who suffers from the same rare blood disease.
- Adria Arjona as Martine Bancroft. Michael’s fiancee.
- Jared Harris as Michael’s mentor.
- Al Madrigal as Alberto Rodriguez. An FBI agent hunting Morbius.
- Tyrese Gibson as Simon Stroud. An FBI agent hunting Morbius.
Biochemist Michael Morbius tries to life-long blood disease with experimental vampire bat science. But, he inadvertently turns himself into a living vampire, tortured by his life-sustaining thirst.
To know more about the movie, watch the official trailer below.