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Morbius Final Trailer Highlights Anti-hero’s Vampire Abilities

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Sony Pictures has released the final trailer of Morbius, a superhero film starring Jared Leto. The two-minute trailer provides a good overview of what to expect from the film, which is slated to hit theaters this April 1.

This new trailer dives straight into one of the film’s main conflicts, and delves into much of the superhero/anti-hero origin story, which will explore the origins of one of Marvel’s most famous villains. The promo trailer begins with Michael Keaton’s character saying, “discover who you’re meant to be,” which is followed by a look at Morbius’ predatory tendencies, as he unleashes a wave of destruction and death in the engine room of a large ship, hinting at the film’s leaning tendencies. towards the horror genre. The trailer also digs deeper into the film’s vampire aura, as Michael Morbius struggles to find his footing with his new abilities and dependencies.

This film will star Jared Leto along with Matt Smith (Doctor Who) as Loxias Crown, Adria Arjona (Good Omens, Pacific Rim: Uprising) as Martine Bancroft, Jared Harris (The Crown) as Morbius’ mentor, and Tyrese Gibson (Fast and the Furious) as an FBI agent.

Based on the Marvel comics, this film is directed by Daniel Espinosa (Life, Safe House) with a script by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless (Dracula Untold, Gods of Egypt). The film itself will be horror-themed and tells the story of a scientist who tries to find a cure for a rare disease that is in his blood. But inadvertently he turned into a Vampire who then “devoured” the criminals.

Morbius is a comic book character known to be Spider-Man’s nemesis, but Sony seems to have made Morbius the antihero in their adaptations such as Venom. The film has piqued the curiosity of many fans as it is not clear which cinematic universe it appears to be anchored in.

The official synopsis for the film reads:

“One of Marvel’s most interesting and unique characters comes to the big screen as Jared Leto transforms into the mysterious antihero Michael Morbius. Suffering from a dangerous disease with a rare blood disorder and determined to save others who suffer the same fate, he tries something radical. While at first it seems to be a success, the darkness within him is then released. Will good overcome evil – or will Morbius succumb to his mysterious new urges?”

For your information, Morbius is the third film in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe after Venom in 2018 and its sequel in 2021, Venom: Let There Be Carnage. Recently, it was reported that Dakota Johnson will be starring in the film Madame Web which is also part of the Sony Spider-Man Universe. In addition, they will also present a film Kraven the Hunter.

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