Jared Leto has shed his Joker persona to transforms into a vampire supervillain in the trailer for Morbius.
Morbius is based on the 1971 comic books created by Rob Thomas and Gil Kan. The titular vampire appeared throughout the Marvel franchise, with his first appearance in the 1971’s The Amazing Spider-Man and in the 1992 series, Morbius, the Living Vampire.
According to Variety, Morbius “follows Michael Morbius (Leto), a biochemist in search of a cure for his rare blood disease. However, he accidentally injects himself with vampirism, giving him bat-like superpowers like echo-location and an insatiable thirst for blood.”
The script was written by Matt Sazama and Burk Sharpless. Also starring are Adria Arjona as Morbius’ fiancee, Jared Harris, Matt Smith, and Tyrese Gibson.
Check out the trailer below.