Jared Leto Preps for Morbius Movie in New Video

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Sony’s Spider-Verse is about to get bigger. Following the success of Venom, the studio is set to start production on Morbius, the Living Vampire, with Jared Leto in the lead role.

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Leto released a video that shows him prepping for the role, which means his beard needs to go. The actor is gearing up to play the bloodthirsty Morbius, a tragic anti-hero who was formerly known as Michael Morbius.

Like all comics origins, Morbius is imbued with vampiric superhuman abilities after a biochemical experiment goes bad. Eventually, he becomes a terrifying vigilante as he attempts to find a cure.

Given that description, Morbius sounds like the perfect counterpart to Venom, who helped kick off this expanded Spider-Verse.

Venom has performed extremely well at the box office, which will not only encourage Sony to make a sequel, but further expand into its catalog of Marvel characters.

There’s no word on when Morbius will hit the big screen, but with early production now underway, we can probably expect a late 2019 or early 2020 release.

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