Sunday, April 10, 2022

"Morbius" - Dead On Arrival ?

Director Daniel Espinosa's $75 million budgeted horror superhero live-action feature "Morbius", starring Oscar winner Jared Leto based on the Marvel Comics character, has so far grossed since its April 1, 2022 release, 'Domestic' $57,077,221 and 'International' $69,300,000 for a worldwide total of $126,377,221:

Columbia Pictures "Morbius", starring Jared Leto ("Suicide Squad") and Matt Smith ("Doctor Who"), co-stars Adria Arjona ("Narcos") as 'Martine Bancroft'. 

"...when arrogant scientist 'Michael Morbius' experiments to cure himself of a rare blood disease.

”Morbius” debuted as an antagonist in "The Amazing Spider-Man" #101 (Oct. 1971), eventually evolving into a sympathetic 'superhero with super problems'  in his own series.

"...'Morbius' experienced a transformation by electrical shock treatment and drug ingestion, turning into a pseudo-vampire, possessing superhuman powers…”

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