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Things are picking up speed on the Morbius front as another cast member comes on board and we finally know who he will be fighting.

Hot on the heels of Jared Harris joining the cast, The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Tyrese Gibson (Fate of the Furious) was in talks to join the film. It is unknown what his role would be in the movie.

What the article also revealed, however, was who Matt Smith is playing. Smith has been a member of the cast since late January, but what his exact role was a mystery. Now we know he will be playing Loxias Crown.

According to the same report, Crown and Dr. Michael Morbius (Jared Leto), both suffer from the same rare blood disease. Morbius will attempt to cure himself to horrible results that leave him with a form of vampirism. Meanwhile, it’s unknown how Smith will be transformed.

Also revealed in the piece was that Harris will be playing Morbius’ mentor, and Adria Arjona will be playing his love interest.


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SOURCE: The Hollywood Reporter
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