After a fateful 2020 for the film industry, this 2021 it seems that things are looking up and the public is ready to return to the cinemas; hits like Godzilla vs. Kong – 85% and Mortal Kombat – 74% prove it, but superhero fans hoping to see Morbius will have to wait a bit longer for the premiere as it has been delayed once again.
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Morbius was scheduled to hit theaters on July 10, 2020, but the Covid-19 pandemic caused the first delay until July 31; As the situation did not improve in the following months, the date was changed to March 19, 2021; then until October 8, 2021 and then until January 21, 2022. The good news is that this new delay is only one week, now we will see the tape on January 28, 2022.
Morbius is part of a cinematic universe started with Venom – 35% in 2018; originally it was said that it was a completely separate universe from the Marvel Cinematic Universe, in which Tom Holland’s Spider-Man is found, but in the first trailer of Morbius we saw the appearance of Michael Keaton, who played the villain “The Vulture” in Spider-Man: Homecoming – 92%, so there are good reasons Marvel fans want to see this movie.
The information on this week-long delay comes from Box Office Pro (via Comic Book), and it really is no reason to regret, at least we can be certain that (unless another pandemic or catastrophe occurs) it will not be delayed for a year. whole again as it happened with various 2020 tapes.
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Directed by the Swedish Chilean filmmaker Daniel Espinosa (Hidden Crimes – 26%, Life: Intelligent Life – 67%), Morbius will tell us the story of scientist Michael Morbius (Jared Leto), who in an effort to cure a rare disease ends up becoming a monstrous vampire. In this version it will be an antihero and not a Spider-Man villain.
This is not the first time that Leto is part of a superhero cinematic universe, everyone will remember that he played the Joker in Suicide Squad – 25% and we recently saw him in the epilogue of Zack Snyder’s Justice League – 82%. His first appearance as the Joker was widely criticized, but his most recent one got good comments from fans, although it is unlikely that we will see him again in the role.
While we wait for the arrival of MorbiusThis year we will see several films from the Marvel Cinematic Universe that fans have waited for. First Black Widow will arrive, then Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, which will be the first Chinese superhero in the franchise; then we’ll have Eternals, about a group of cosmic superheroes, directed by Oscar winner for Best Director, Chloé Zhao, and finally Spider-Man: No Way Home opens in December. In the latter, big surprises are expected, as rumors assure that we will have Tobey Maguire and Andrew Garfield back as Spider-Men from other universes, although for now only Alfred Molina as Doctor Octopus and Jamie Foxx as Electro are confirmed.
This is the official synopsis of Morbius:
One of Marvel’s most compelling and conflicting characters hits the big screen when 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 fate, Dr. Morbius tries a desperate gamble. What at first appears to be a radical success is soon revealed to be a potentially worse remedy than the disease.
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