‘Morbius’: Jared Leto Teases A “Web Of Opportunity”, New Trailer Arrives Tomorrow

This morning it was revealed that a new trailer for Sony’s Spidey-verse flick Morbius would be arriving tomorrow. My reaction?

And I don’t just mean interested in the way we are all somewhat interested in any superhero movie, but I mean genuinely edge-of-your-seat excited for Morbius?  I can’t find anyone who is. And it’s up to Sony to try and change that, which is why you get featurettes like the one just released where Jared Leto claims there’s a “web of opportunity” for the franchise to grow.

“WEB of opportunity”? If that’s not a Spider-Man tease I don’t know what is. Trust me, his words were chosen to get exactly this kind of reaction.

For those unaware of who Morbius is, he’s a scientist who tries to cure his rare blood disorder with an experiment involving bats. The result? He takes on a number of vampiric superpowers but also needs blood to survive. In a way, he’s not unlike Venom; an antihero who must feed an insatiable hunger. Unfortunately, Morbius doesn’t have Tom Hardy and that whole odd couple thing working in its favor.

Morbius, which also stars Matt Smith, Adria Arjona, and Jared Harris, hits theaters on January 28th 2022.

Travis Hopson has been reviewing movies before he even knew there was such a thing. Having grown up on a combination of bad '80s movies, pro wrestling, comic books, and hip-hop, Travis is uniquely positioned to geek out on just about everything under the sun. A vampire who walks during the day and refuses to sleep, Travis is the co-creator and lead writer for Punch Drunk Critics. He is also a contributor to Good Morning Washington, WBAL Morning News, and WETA Around Town. In the five minutes a day he's not working, Travis is also a voice actor, podcaster, and Twitch gamer. Travis is a voting member of the Critics Choice Association (CCA), Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA), and Late Night programmer for the Lakefront Film Festival.