Morbius – Release Date, Plot Summary, Cast, and Trailer


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

Language: English

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.

Plot Summary

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.

Official Trailer

To know more about the movie, watch the official trailer below.


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