Morbius is an upcoming film based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name. It will be the fifth installment in the Amazing Spider-Man series overall.[2] It will be released on July 31, 2020.[3]


Horror action story of a scientist who, in trying to find a cure for a rare blood disease, accidentally transformed himself into a living vampire who, though disgusted by his own bloodlust, chooses to prey upon criminals he deems unworthy of life.[4]


Production history

In November 2017 Morbius was announced, with a script written by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama.[2] On June 27, 2018, Daniel Espinosa was announced to be the director for the project with Jared Leto starring.[1] It was later announced that filming would begin in early 2019.[8] On December 14, 2018, Adria Arjona was announced to have joined the cast as Martine Bancroft, Morbius's fiancé.[9] On January 24, 2019, Matt Smith was announced to have joined the cast as the villain who was revealed to be named Loxias Crown on March 6, 2019.[10][6] Principle photography started late February 2019 in London.[11] On March 4, 2019, Jared Harris had joined the cast.[12]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Jared Leto to Star in ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff ‘Morbius’ From Director Daniel Espinosa" - Variety
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "'Spider-Man' Spinoff: Morbius the Living Vampire Movie in the Works With 'Power Rangers' Writers" - The Hollywood Reporter
  3. 3.0 3.1 "‘Morbius’ & ‘Ghostbusters’ Solidify Summer 2020 Release Dates" - Deadline Hollywood
  4. "EXCLUSIVE: Plot Details for Sony’s ‘Morbius’ Spider-Verse Spin-Off" - That Hashtag Show
  5. "‘Silver & Black’ Halted At Sony, Will Be Split Into Separate Movies" - Deadline Hollywood
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Tyrese Gibson in Talks to Join Jared Leto in Spider-Man Spinoff 'Morbius' - Hollywood Reporter
  7. "Jared Harris Joins Jared Leto In Sony’s ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff ‘Morbius’" - Deadline Hollywood
  8. "‘Morbius’ Filming Details Revealed by Producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach" - Collider
  9. 'Morbius': Adria Arjona in Early Talks to Join Jared Leto - Hollywood Reporter
  10. Matt Smith to Star With Jared Leto in Marvel Spinoff ‘Morbius’ (EXCLUSIVE) - Variety
  11. ‘Morbius’ Filming Details Revealed by Producers Avi Arad and Matt Tolmach - Collider
  12. Jared Harris Joins Jared Leto In Sony’s ‘Spider-Man’ Spinoff ‘Morbius’ - Deadline

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Films in the Amazing Spider-Man Movies
Films The Amazing Spider-Man | The Amazing Spider-Man 2 | The Amazing Spider-Man 3 | Venom
Upcoming films Morbius | Venom 2
Announced films Black Cat | Silver Sable | Nightwatch | Sinister Six | Silk | Kraven the Hunter | Jackpot | The Amazing Spider-Man 4
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