Morbius has become a highly anticipated film by Marvel fans . The film can finally be seen starting March 30 in Indonesian cinemas.
For the uninitiated, Morbius or Morbius The Living Vampire was created by Roy Thomas and originally designed by Gil Kane, first appearing as the villain Spider-Man in The Amazing Spider-Man #101 in October 1970.
The anti-hero will be played by Jared Leto , who previously played in the DC superhero films Suicide Squad and Justice League. Many fans are curious about how his work will be in the Marvel world.
Before going to the cinema to watch Jared Leto’s action, first read the following Morbius synopsis!
Morbius centers around the character of Dr. Michael Morbius, Greek biologist and biochemist who suffers from a rare blood disease. He tries a dangerous drug that turns him into a vampire.
While traveling to New York, Morbius tries to find a cure for a rare disease he has suffered for life. To do so, Morbius experimented with a radical treatment involving vampire bat DNA and electroshock therapy.
Instead of recovering, Morbius suffers from a much worse disease, making him thirsty for blood like a vampire. But he also got the exact ability of the supernatural being.
Jared Leto as Dr. Michael Morbius, a scientist who acquires superhero abilities, but does not have the weaknesses associated with vampires. Leto is interested in the character’s struggle with his illness and the moral implications of a bloodthirsty hero.
Matt Smith as Milo, Morbius’ surrogate brother, a wealthy man originally named Lucien, and suffering from the same rare blood disease as Morbius.
When Milo gains the same abilities as Morbius, he merges with them and becomes a villain. Smith was originally announced to play the Loxias Crown / Hunger character, but later changed to a completely different character
Adria Arjona as Martine Bancroft, a scientist and Morbius’ fiancé. Jared Harris as Nicholas Morbius, a mentor and father figure to Morbius and Milo who runs a facility that treats people with incurable diseases.
Morbius also stars Al Madrigal as Alberto “Al” Rodriguez and Tyrese Gibson as Simon Stroud, an FBI agent who is hunting for Morbius. Corey Johnson will appear in an undisclosed role, while Michael Keaton reprises his role as the Vulture from the MCU film, Spider-Man: Homecoming.
Reasons You Must Watch Morbius
Anti-hero characters are no less interesting than superheroes, and it has been proven by several films that have been released, such as Joker and Venom. Morbius too, many are curious how a scientist can have supernatural abilities resembling a vampire.
In the released trailer, Mobius shows fans the thrilling journey of the titular character in the film. Even though he is an antihero, Mobius also has a villain who will make the plot more exciting and it’s a shame to miss it.
Another reason that makes Morbius mandatory on the watchlist is, of course, Jared Leto. Just look at what he did with the Joker in 2017’s Suicide Squad or the mysterious replica producer Niander Wallace in Blade Runner 2049.
Jared Leto is known as an actor who has dedicated himself to the character to an almost implausible degree. Perhaps Morbius was the figure he had been looking for all along.
With an exciting story and top players, you definitely don’t have to think long to go to the cinema and watch Morbius right now!