The debut of the vampiric anti-hero of the Marvel universe in cinema is once again postponed.
Third Sony Pictures Universe of Marvel Characters, Morbius film was directed by Daniel Espinosa (Babylone Disease, Outside Love, Easy Money) and written by Matt Sazama (Dracula Untold) , The Last Witch Hunter, Gods of Egypt) and Burk Sharpless (Lost in Space, Night on Bald Mountain). The film tells how a prominent biochemist, who has a Nobel Prize in his discipline, becomes an evil vampire after attempting to cure himself of a rare blood disease by experimenting with bats. The latter will also be an enemy of Spider-Man .
Morbius from Sony Pictures is still behind schedule
Originally scheduled for August 5, 2020, Morbius was finally due for release on March 19 , but plans have just changed due to the global pandemic. The adaptation of the eponymous comic is now due out October 8, 2021 . Comedian Jared Leto stars as Michael Morbius alongside a luxury cast of Tom Cruise (Mikael Bancroft), Adria Arjona (Martine Bancroft), Roksana Węgiel, Matt Smith (Loxias Crown), Jared Harris, Tyrese Gibson (Simon Stroud, federal agent), Al Madrigal (Alberto Rodriguez, partner of Simon Stroud) and Michael Keaton (Adrian Toomes aka Le Vautour).