• Jared Leto to Star in 'Spider-Man' Spin-off 'Morbius'; Here's Everything We Know

    25 days ago - By Movies

    We've been hearing a lot about Jared Leto and his various continuing exploits as The Joker. But it turns out that Leto will be starring as another comic-book character, Morbius, in another cinematic universe. Read onward for all we know.
    Who is Morbius?
    A spin-off in the new, steadily expanding Spider-Man cinematic universe, Morbius will revolve around the Marvel comic book character Morbius, the Living Vampire. First appearing as an antagonist in 1971, he is essentially heroic but tortured, a Nobel Prize-winning biochemist who learned he was dying from a rare disorder and began a...
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  • Jared Leto Is Morbius the Living Vampire in Spider-Man Spin-Off

    Jared Leto Is Morbius the Living Vampire in Spider-Man Spin-Off

    25 days ago - By Movie Web

    Jared Leto Is Morbius the Living Vampire in Spider-Man Spin-Off Movie Safe House director Daniel Espinosa will direct Morbius, which is expected to shoot later this year.
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  • Jared Leto to Star in Sony's Morbius the Living Vampire Movie

    Jared Leto to Star in Sony's Morbius the Living Vampire Movie

    25 days ago - By Super Hero Hype

    Jared Leto to star in Sony's Morbius the Living Vampire Movie According to Heat Vision, Oscar-winner Jared Leto (Suicide Squad, Blade Runner 2049, Dallas Buyers Club) is becoming the latest actor to...
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  • Sony's Morbius Movie Reportedly Won't Affect Jared Leto's Joker Role

    Sony's Morbius Movie Reportedly Won't Affect Jared Leto's Joker Role

    25 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Jared Leto starring in Morbius the Living Vampire won't change his position as the Joker in the DCEU. Since making a turn into the world of acting, Leto has built up an impressive résumé. Dramatic turns in Requiem for a Dream and Dallas Buyers Club proved his ability, but he made a splash a few years back by joining the DC Universe as the Joker. His portrayal was purposefully different from Heath Ledger's memorable turn but it still split viewers. Despite the differing opinions, Leto has remained part of Warner Bros.' plans for the future of the DC world. Leto's been linked to starring in...
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  • Jared Leto to Star in Sony's Morbius the Living Vampire Movie

    Jared Leto to Star in Sony's Morbius the Living Vampire Movie

    25 days ago - By Coming Soon

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    Jared Leto to star in Sony's Morbius the Living Vampire Movie
    According to Heat Vision , Oscar-winner Jared Leto ( Suicide Squad , Blade Runner 2049 , Dallas Buyers Club ) is becoming the latest actor to play the field with both Marvel and DC movies by signing on with Sony to star in a Morbius the Living Vampire movie. Daniel Espinosa will direct the film from a script by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama , based on the Marvel Comics character created by writer Roy Thomas and artist Gil Kane who first appeared in 1971's “Amazing Spider-Man” 101.
    Originally Dr. Michael Morbius...
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  • Spider-Man Spinoff Morbius Has Cast Its Main Star And More

    Spider-Man Spinoff Morbius Has Cast Its Main Star And More

    25 days ago - By Cinéma Blend

    The Spider-Man spinoff Morbius just took a couple steps forward by casting its main star and more.
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  • Jared Leto Will Play ‘Morbius' In Spider-Man Spin-off Movie

    Jared Leto Will Play ‘Morbius' In Spider-Man Spin-off Movie

    25 days ago - By Slash Film

    Sony's Spider-Verse continues to weave its web. Jared Leto will star in Morbius , a Spider-Man spin-off about antihero Morbius the Living Vampire. Daniel Espinosa , the director of Life , will helm the film, with a script from the duo behind Netflix's Lost in Space reboot.
    Sony is hell-bent on making their “Spider-Verse” work. While they struck a deal with Marvel to bring Spider-Man into the MCU, Sony still owns most Spider-Man-related characters. This year they have Venom , featuring Tom Hardy and his big CGI tongue, hitting theaters. And now THR says they're plowing ahead with a Morbius...
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  • Sony's Next SPIDER-MAN Spin-Off Is a MORBIUS Movie Starring Jared Leto

    Sony's Next SPIDER-MAN Spin-Off Is a MORBIUS Movie Starring Jared Leto

    25 days ago - By Birth Movies Death

    Hollywood is straight-up trolling you now.
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  • SUICIDE SQUAD Star Jared Leto Set To Star As MORBIUS THE LIVING VAMPIRE; Daniel Espinosa Tapped To Direct

    SUICIDE SQUAD Star Jared Leto Set To Star As MORBIUS THE LIVING VAMPIRE; Daniel Espinosa Tapped To Direct

    25 days ago - By Comic Book Movie

    Sony continues to build their Spider-Man universe and now, they've enlisted Academy Award-winner Jared Leto to play the titular vampire in Morbius with Life helmer Daniel Espinosa tapped to direct.
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  • Jared Leto To Star In Sony's Morbius The Living Vampire Spider-Man Spinoff

    Jared Leto To Star In Sony's Morbius The Living Vampire Spider-Man Spinoff

    25 days ago - By Screen Rant

    Jared Leto is set to star in Sony's Morbius the Living Vampire. With so many comic book movies hitting theaters on a yearly basis, every studio is trying to create a universe of their own and find actors who can lead these hopeful franchises. While the Marvel Cinematic Universe still reigns supreme, it's received an extra shot of superpowers with Sony sharing Spider-Man. That deal doesn't bring everything under the MCU umbrella though, and Sony's adamant to pump out more Marvel-related projects. Venom kicks off their spinoff universe this year, but they've got much more planned. One of the...
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  • Jared Leto to Star as ‘Morbius,' Daniel Espinosa Set to Direct

    25 days ago - By The Wrap

    Oscar winner Jared Leto will star and Daniel Espinosa will direct “Morbius,” based on the Marvel comic.
    Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach will produce with Lucas Foster. Palak Patel will oversee for the studio.
    Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless wrote the script.
    Morbius was created by Roy Thomas and Gil Kane and first appeared in “The Amazing Spider-Man” issue no. 101 in 1971. In the comics, Michael Morbius is a Nobel Prize-winning biochemist who is transformed into a vampire while attempting to cure a rare blood disease with an highly experimental approach involving electroshock therapy... and...
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  • Jared Leto, Daniel Espinosa Team For Sony's ‘Morbius' Spider-Man Spinoff

    25 days ago - By Deadline

    BREAKING : Jared Leto and director Daniel Espinosa are being set by Sony for Morbius , a Spider-Man Universe spinoff based on the Marvel Comics antihero Morbius the Living Vampire. Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama, creators of Netflix's Lost in Space , wrote the script.
    Leto, who played the iconic character The Joker in DC's Suicide Squad and has been mentioned for a bunch of potential Joker-centric spinoffs, here will play Dr. Michael Morbius, a biochemist who in an attempt...
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