From Paolo Gucci in “House of Gucci” (2021) to The Joker in “Suicide Squad”, Jared Leto is known for taking on roles that ultimately require him to become an entirely different person. “Morbius” is no different, as the film sees Leto portray Marvel comic book character Dr. Michael Morbius, who was born with a rare blood disorder and seeks to cure it through the bite of a bat. vampire.
Originally slated for release in January 2022, “Morbius” was pushed back to its April 1 release date due to the outbreak of the omicron variant of the coronavirus after the 2021 holidays.
“Morbius” will be set in the same Sony universe of Marvel movies as “Venom” and “Venom: Let There Be Carnage.” But fans might be wondering how to watch ‘Morbius’ – is the movie streaming or only in theaters? All your answers below.
When is “Morbius” airing?
“Morbius” hits theaters on April 1.
Is “Morbius” streaming?
No, “Morbius” was released exclusively in theaters. It’s unclear where the movie will arrive on streaming, but if it follows the trajectory of Sony’s recent releases like “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” and “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” the film won’t be on a major streaming. service for a long time.
What is “Morbius” about?
After inventing artificial blood, Dr. Michael Morbius searches for a cure for his own mysterious illness, a rare blood condition he suffers from. His benefactors in New York allow him to mix human DNA with bat DNA in a serum that he injects. The side effect is that Morbius becomes a full vampire, needing human blood to survive. The ensuing conflict is between Morbius as himself and his darker side: he doesn’t want to kill people, but after trying to subsist on his own artificial blood, the effectiveness begins to wane and at some point, he will have to find a new Solution.
Who is in the cast of “Morbius”?
Besides Jared Leto, who plays the film’s central anti-hero, Morbius, Adria Ardona plays Dr. Morbius’ assistant, Dr. Martine Bancroft. Tyrese Gibson and Al Madrigal play two cops – Simon Stroud and Agent Rodriguez – bent on hunting down Morbius. Matt Smith from “Dr. Who” and “The Crown” play Milo, Morbius’ childhood friend from a sanatorium in Greece run by Emil Nikols (Jeremy Harris). Michael Keaton’s villain from “Spider-Man: Homecoming,” Adrian Toomes (aka Vulture) appears, prompting a connection to the larger Spider-Man universe.
What other Jared Leto movies are streaming?
“House of Gucci” can be rented or purchased through Amazon, Apple TV+, as well as many other services. “Blade Runner 2049,” the 2017 sequel starring Leto as Niander Wallace, is available to stream on HBO Max. “American Psycho” (2000), in which Leto plays Paul Allen, is also available on HBO Max, and Leto’s notable role in David Fincher’s “Panic Room” can be streamed on Hulu. And Leto’s breakout role in the TV series “My So-Called Life” can be streamed on Hulu.