Entertainment Sony Developing Movie on Spider-Man Enemy Morbius, The Living Vampire

20:31  14 november  2017
20:31  14 november  2017 Source:   Variety

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Sony Pictures is developing an untitled movie based on Spider - Man ’s antagonist Morbius , The Living Vampire . The project is being written by the scripting team of Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama, whose feature credits include “Power Rangers,” “Gods of Egypt

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  Sony Developing Movie on Spider-Man Enemy Morbius, The Living Vampire © Provided by VarietySony Pictures is developing an untitled movie based on Spider-Man’s antagonist Morbius, The Living Vampire.

The project is being written by the scripting team of Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama, whose feature credits include “Power Rangers,” “Gods of Egypt,” “Dracula Untold” and “The Last Witch Hunter.”

Morbius was created in 1971 by writer Roy Thomas and artist Gil Kane for “Amazing Spider-Man” issue number 101. He was a scientist who tried to cure himself of a blood disease with tragic results as he became afflicted with vampiric traits such as fangs and a thirst for blood — and wound up battling Spider-Man.

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It looks like Sony has even more projects on the burner for their Spider - Man spin-off movie universe than we previously thought. Developed in secret, it's come to light that the studio is moving forward with a movie based on Morbius the Living Vampire .

Morbius The Living Vampire #1. Marvel. Sony is developing a film based on Morbius , the Living Vampire , a Marvel Comics antihero who first appeared in an issue of Amazing Spider - Man during the 1970s.

Morbius appeared sporadically in Marvel Comics in the subsequent years and was revived in the 1992 series Morbius the Living Vampire, which had a run of  32 issues through April, 1995.

Sony had no comment as to whether the Morbius project will be connected to its Tom Holland Spider-Man movies or the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Sharpless and Sazama explored vampirism in “Dracula Untold” was directed by Gary Shore in his feature film debut and written as an origin story for its title character, Count Dracula, portrayed by Luke Evans. Sarah Gadon, Dominic Cooper, Art Parkinson, and Charles Dance also starred. “Dracula Untold” was released by Universal and grossed $217 million worldwide in 2014.

Sharpless and Sazama are the showrunners and writers for a “Lost in Space” series for Netflix, which will debut next year. They are repped by ICM Partners.

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