It follows a series of other delays including No Time to Die, the Uncharted movie, Ghostbusters: Afterlife, and more.
Morbius, which stars Jared Leto, was again delayed from March 19, 2021 to October 8, 2021 by Sony.
As reported by Variety, Morbius is one of the many films that have been affected by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and fans will have to wait a little longer to see Leto as Dr. Michael Morbius, a biochemist who has fought Spider-Man in Marvel Comics who accidentally becomes a monster while trying to create a cure for his rare blood disease.
Morbius is directed by Daniel Espinosa and written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless, and the film is part of Sony’s Spider-Man Marvel movie universe which will also include Venom: Let There Be Carnage, which is currently slated for release. June 25. 2021.
The first trailer for Morbius was released in January 2021 and revealed a surprising connection to Tom Holland’s Spider-Man universe with Michael Keaton making an appearance, presumably reprising his role as Adrian Toomes, aka Vulture.
For more on Morbius, check out our explainer on this Spider-Man derivative character, whether Morbius is actually a vampire or not, and all of the other Spider-Man movie spin-offs currently in development.
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