‘Morbius’: Jared Harris Says He Isn’t Playing ‘Spider-Man’ Villain Doctor Octopus

Morbius star Jared Harris says that he is not playing Spider-Man villain Doctor Octopus in the upcoming Jared Leto film.

There is a lot of mystery surrounding the upcoming Spider-Man spinoff film. Fans were shocked to see Michael Keaton pop up at the end of the film’s trailer for an apparent appearance as Spider-Man antagonist Adrain Tooms, a.k.a. The Vulture. Some have speculated that this could be setting up a potential Sinister Six film which Sony has been trying to make for some time now. More interestingly, some have even speculated that Morbius may be setting up an appearance by Spider-Man villain Doctor Octopus.

Another mystery surrounding Morbius is the role of Jared Harris. The name of his character has not been revealed and some have speculated that Jared Harris may, in fact, playing Spider-Man villain Doctor Octopus. Unfortunately for all of us, Jared Harris has already shot this Doctor Octopus idea down.

While speaking to Variety, Jared Harris was directly asked if he was playing Spider-Man antagonist, Doctor Octopus. The Morbius star flat out denied that he was playing Doctor Octopus although he did say that he loved the imagination of fans:

“No. I love the imagination that the fans have, it’s exciting for me to think about the imagination that that fans have. But yeah no, it’s not.”

What character do you think Jared Harris is playing in Morbius? Could he still, in fact, be playing Spider-Man villain Doctor Octopus? Let us know what you think in the comments below!

Here is the official synopsis for Morbius:

One of Marvel’s most compelling and conflicted characters comes to the big screen as Oscar winner Jared Leto transforms into the enigmatic antihero, Michael Morbius. Dangerously ill with a rare blood disorder, and determined to save others suffering his same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success soon reveals itself to be a remedy potentially worse than the disease.

Directed Daniel Espinosa from a script written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, Morbius stars Jared Leto as the lead anti-hero, Adria Arjona, Matt Smith, Jared Harris, and Tyrese Gibson. Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach are producing the project with Lucas Foster while Palak Patel will oversee for Sony.

Jared Leto’s Morbius will be released in theaters on July 31, 2020.

Source: Variety

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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