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Jared Leto KILLS IT in new Morbius trailer and name drops Venom

"A Day In The Life Of America" - 2019 Tribeca Film Festival
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Jared Leto literally killed it in the new Morbius trailer! The 49-year-old actor went through a full vampire transformation which left us thirsty for some more of the "Living Vampire" of Marvel Comics.

Directed by Daniel Espinosa, Morbius features a story and screenplay, based on the Marvel Comics, by Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless, and stars, in addition to Jared Leto, Matt SmithAdria Arjona, Jared Harris, Al Madrigal and Tyrese Gibson.

Here’s the official synopsis: "One of Marvel’s most compelling and conflicted characters comes to the big screen as 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 same fate, Dr. Morbius attempts a desperate gamble. While at first it seems to be a radical success, a darkness inside him is unleashed. Will good override evil – or will Morbius succumb to his mysterious new urges?"

As well as giving fans a good look at Jared's new character, the trailer gives us a hint at how this movie fits into the larger Spider-verse that Sony Pictures is setting up between Tom Hardy's Venom, Aaron Taylor-Johnson's Kraven the Hunter, and more of these characters based on Spider-Man comics.

The final scene sees Michael accosting a man with a knife who asks, "Who are you, man?"

"I... am... Venom!" Morbius responds. "I'm just kidding. It's Dr. Michael Morbius, at your service."

Watch the trailer below!