Morbius – The Living Vampire – Release Date, Cast, and Review

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Morbius the Living Vampire, – Dr. Michael Morbius is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer Roy Thomas and originally designed by penciler Gil Kane, he first appeared as an enemy of the superhero Spider-Man in The Amazing Spider-Man 

Michael Morbius attempts to cure his blood disease with a treatment involving vampire bat DNA and electroshock therapy. The treatment succeeds in curing Michael of his disorder, but also transform him into a pseudo-vampire.

Michael Morbius
Michael Morbius

Release Date:

Morbius was planned to release in summer 2020 but was eventually delayed to March 19, 2021, due to the Coronavirus pandemic. It was among one of many movies delayed from 2020 to 2021, due to COVID 19

Michael Morbius
Michael Morbius

MORBIUS – The Living Vampire – Teaser Trailer

MORBIUS – Teaser Trailer

Cast – Morbius – The Living Vampire:

Actor Name Character Name
Jared LetoMichael Morbius
Matt SmithLoxias Crown
Adria ArjonaMartine Bancroft: Morbius’ fiancĂ©e

Jared Harris
Morbius’ mentor
Al MadrigalAlberto Rodriguez: An FBI agent hunting Morbius
Tyrese Gibson Simon Stroud: An FBI agent hunting Morbius
Michael KeatonAdrian Toomes / Vulture
Cast – Morbius – The Living Vampire

Power and Abilities:

Michael Morbius experienced a transformation in his body by electrical shock treatment and chemical ingestion into a pseudo-vampire. As a vampire, he does not possess all the powers of a supernatural vampire, nor is he subject to all the traditional limitations and weaknesses. He possesses a variety of superhuman powers, such as superhuman strength and speed, as well as heightened senses including night vision and echolocation. 

Morbius is forced to for fresh blood regularly to sustain his life and vitality. However, Morbius does not possess any of the mystical vulnerabilities that as supernatural vampires, such as garlic, holy water, crucifixes, or silver. Morbius has a strong aversion to sunlight, thanks to his photo-sensitive skin which allows some protection from major sunburn. He also lacks the shapeshifting and weather-control and the ability to control the minds of certain animals. However, he does possess the ability to hypnotize beings of lesser willpower and bring them under his control, which can only be resisted by those possessing an extremely strong will. 

His ability can be summed as :

  • Genius-level intellect
  • Trained biologist and biochemist
  • Superhuman strength, speed, senses, and durability
  • Flight
  • Hypnotism
  • Accelerated healing factor
  • Reliance on consuming human blood
Morbius - The Living Vampire
Morbius Looks

Story Plot Details:

The character Morbius has never been mentioned before in an MCU, Sony, or Fox film before therefore he’s mostly an unknown character by a large quantity portion of potential audiences. Based on what’s known so far through the sources, the character appears to be mostly comic accurate. Michael Morbius becoming a living vampire while trying to cure his rare blood disease. Loxias Crown – Hunger, another living vampire with similar abilities to Morbius, with a secondary antagonist being the FBI agents on the hunt for Michael after his transformation.

Morbius - The Living Vampire
Morbius – The Living Vampire
Morbius – The Living Vampire

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