Originally announced back in June of 2018, Leto stars in Sony Pictures upcoming Spider-Man spin-off about the scientific vampire villain, Morbius. The newly surfaced photo reveals Leto playing Dr. Michael Morbius, Ph.D., M.D. shortly after his transformation. Referencing an iconic scene from the Morbius comics, the look over the shoulder reveals the “living vampire” traits that are imbued upon the doctor following his attempts to cure his own rare blood condition by experimenting with vampire bats. Additionally, another surfaced still reveals an interesting reference to Tobey Maguire’s Spider-Man.
Morbius is set to hit theatres July 31, 2020 and a first trailer is expected to arrive early this week. Take a first look at Jared Leto in Morbius.
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