Sony Pictures has unveiled the first trailer for “Morbius,” the upcoming film adaptation of the Marvel Comics title “Morbius the Living Vampire”.
Jared Leto stars as Michael Morbius, a scientist suffering from a rare blood disease who attempts to cure himself but instead becomes afflicted with a form of vampirism.
Matt Smith stars as the villain of the piece, Loxias Crown, while Jared Harris plays Morbius’ mentor, Adria Arjona his fiancee, and both Tyrese Gibson and Al Madrigal as FBI agents hunting him down.
Daniel Espinosa helms the film which will tie into the shared Sony Marvel universe that co-exists with “Venom” and presumably “Spider-Man”.
“Morbius” opens in cinemas on July 31st.