‘Morbius’ Adds Jared Harris to Cast

Mar 4, 2019

The next installment of “Sony’s Universe of Marvel Characters’ is the upcoming ‘Morbius’ film, and now they have Jared Harris onboard.

Harris is a prolific actor, who has been part of several different projects over the years. Recently, he was in the first season of the AMC series ‘The Terror.’ Other television series he’s been a part of include ‘Fringe,’ ‘Mad Men,’ ‘The Expanse,’ and ‘The Crown.’ As for film, he’s been in several Guy Ritchie movies: both ‘Sherlock Holmes’ films and ‘The Man from U.N.C.L.E..’ Up next for him is HBO’s miniseries ‘Chernobyl,’ and Amazon’s series ‘Carnival Row.’

According to Charles Murphy of That Hashtag Show, Harris will most likely play Doctor David Langford, a supporting character from the comics.

Moreover, the members of the production team:

  • Cinematographer Oliver Wood (The ‘Bourne’ trilogy, ‘Safe House,’ ‘The Equalizer 2’)
  • Production designer Stefania Cella (‘Black Mass,’ ‘White Boy Rick,’ ‘Lucy In The Sky’)
  • 2nd unit director/stunt coordinator Gary Powell (‘Casino Royale,’ ‘Skyfall,’ ‘Spectre’)
  • Art director Martin Gendron (‘’The Day After Tomorrow,’ ‘Get Smart,’ ‘Punisher: War Zone’)
  • Supervising art director Nigel Evans (‘Deadpool,’ ‘The Kid Who Would Be King,’ ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’)

The film is based on the Spider-Man villain of the same name. Daniel Espinosa (‘Safe House,’ ‘Life’) is directing, while Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless (‘The Last Witch Hunter,’ ‘Lost in Space’) wrote the screenplay.

Further, Jared Leto is playing the titular character, while Adria Arjona will portray Martine Bancroft. Additionally, Matt Smith will be in the film as the villain Loxias Crown, also according to Charles Murphy.

Filming is currently underway in London, England, and will wrap sometime this May.

Sony Pictures will release ‘Morbius’ on July 31, 2020.

Source: Deadline

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