Jared Leto’s ‘Morbius’ Trailer Features Surprise Cameo By ‘Spider-Man’ Star Michael Keaton

The first official trailer for Jared Leto’s Morbius features a surprise appearance by Spider-Man: Homecoming star Michael Keaton.

Jared Leto’s Morbius has a surprising appearance from Spider-Man star Michael Keaton, who shows up at the end of the film’s first trailer. Michael Keaton is seemingly reprising his Spider-Man: Homecoming role as the Vulture, but it isn’t clear how much he’ll appear throughout Morbius. The trailer gave fans their first look at Jared Leto’s Morbius, who becomes a vampire after experimenting on himself to find a cure for his rare blood disease.

At the end of the trailer for Jared Leto’s Morbius, Michael Keaton approaches the Living Vampire in an alley way and says, “Michael Morbius, got tired of doing the whole good guy thing huh? What’s up doc?” Michael Keaton’s Vulture looks to be dressed in the same outfit he was wearing in prison at the end of Spider-Man: Homecoming, so it’ll be interesting to see how and why he returns in Jared Leto’s Morbius. The other Spider-Man reference saw a piece of grafitti depicting the web-slinger with “murderer” spray painted over the top, potentially referencing the world thinking Spider-Man murdered Mysterio in Far From Home.

How do you think Michael Keaton’s Vulture will affect Morbius? How do you think Jared Leto’s Morbius affects the MCU? Do you want Spider-Man to appear in the film? Let us know in the comments!

The film will be based on the Marvel comic Morbius the Living Vampire featuring the popular anti-hero, who first appeared in The Amazing Spider-Man #101. In the comics, the famed scientist Dr. Michael Morbius attempted to cure himself of a rare blood disease and consequently developed a form of vampirism instead.

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.

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DC Universe Debuts ‘Doom Patrol’ Character Posters

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Doom PatrolAlong with the premiere of the first teaser for Doom Patrol, DC Universe also debuted a collection of character posters for each of the members of perhaps the strangest team of characters to be adapted in live-action form for DC Comics.

In particular, these new character posters highlight Timothy Dalton's The Chief, Diane Guerrero's Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade's Cyborg, April Bowlby's Elasti-Woman, Matt Bomer's Negative Man and Brendan Fraser's Robotman. These posters each follow unique designs that reflect the nature of each character and tease unique personalities amongst the group as well.

You can start the gallery of new posters by clicking "Next".

Which of these Doom Patrol posters is your favorite? Are you excited to see what the cast brings to these roles? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the DC Universe.

Doom Patrol is a reimagining of one of DC’s strangest group of outcast Super Heroes which includes: Matt Bomer as Larry Trainor/Negative Man, Brendan Fraser as Cliff Steele/Robotman, April Bowlby as Elasti-Woman, Diane Guerrero as Crazy Jane, Joivan Wade as Victor Stone/Cyborg and Timothy Dalton as Dr. Niles Caulder/The Chief.

Here is the synopsis for the show:

“Doom Patrol will find the reluctant heroes in a place they never expected to be, called to action by Cyborg, who comes to them with a mission hard to refuse, but with a warning that is hard to ignore: their lives will never, ever be the same.”

Doom Patrol will premiere on February 15, 2019 exclusively on DC Universe.

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