Trailer Suggests MCU Spider-Man Connection

The first trailer for Morbius, starring Jared Leto as the vampiric Marvel character. has dropped, making this the second film in Sony’s Spider-Man/Marvel franchise following Tom Hardy’s Venom.

Michael Morbius, a.k.a. “Morbius the Living Vampire”, is a former biochemist who, from a failed biochemical experiment which was intended to cure his rare blood disorder, accidentally turns himself into a vampire as he continues his search for the cure.

Here’s the trailer –

At the end of the trailer, Michael Keaton turns up, presumably reprising his role as Adrian Toomes, AKA the Vulture, from Spider-Man: Homecoming, suggesting that this spin-off is connected to the wider MCU story in some way.

Morbius also stars Adria Arjona as Martine Bancroft, Morbius’ fiancée; Matt Smith as Loxias Crown, the villain of the film who also has the same blood disease as Morbius; Jared Harris as Morbius’ mentor; and Tyrese Gibson as an FBI agent.

Never heard of Adria Arjona? Here she is –

Morbius is released in cinemas on July 31st, 2020.