Jared Leto Thinks ‘Morbius’ Is The Perfect Movie Post-COVID

Leto called the upcoming Marvel film "fun."

Jared Leto believes Morbius will be the perfect movie for audiences once theaters are safe as the upcoming Sony-Marvel movie recently faced another COVID-19 delay.

Like many major tentpole films, Morbius has faced several delays in the last year due to COVID-19. However, we have already gotten our first glimpse at the upcoming film that will explore the origin story of one of Spider-Man’s biggest villains that has yet to appear on the big screen.

Despite several release date delays, Jared Leto told Deadline that he thinks Morbius will be a must-see on the big screen once COVID-19 is under control and theaters are safe for audiences again:

“I think it’s going to be kind of like the perfect, hopefully on the end of COVID, Post-COVID, film for people to enjoy, ‘Let’s just go to the theater, have some fun, and enjoy a big Hollywood movie. Talk about a fun movie. I loved it…. You go from being like this frail person whose at the end of his life to being this incredibly vibrant, healthy person. And then of course things start to change, and there’s a price to be paid. So that’s a lot of fun and there were like these three stages that we go to play with, so I got to wrap up some of what I love to do in one of these huge Marvel characters in this Marvel-Sony movie that had never been on screen before. It’s hard to find one that hasn’t been on screen before.”

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Here is the official synopsis for Jared Leto’s 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, a darkness inside him is unleashed and transforms this healer into a hunter.

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.

Morbius is currently scheduled to be released in theaters on January 21, 2022. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding Jared Leto’s Morbius, and make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel for more content!

Source: Deadline

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.