After the success obtained with the last trilogy of spider-man, and in its eagerness to continue expanding the arachnid universe, Sony Pictures plans to bring to the screen several films based on characters from this world. One of those titles was Morbiusthe film starring Jared Letowhich after a large number of postponements, arrived in theaters this year.
Despite the studio’s efforts and having the Oscar-winning actor in the lead role, andThe film was a resounding flop.. At its premiere, Morbius It grossed just $160 million.
In addition to their erratic box office performance, film reviews they were even worse. The film directed by daniel espinosa it does not stand out in absolutely anything, neither in its cast, nor in its script, nor in the staging. And what about the fans, who on more than one occasion turned the title of the film into a trend for various reasons, none of them positive.
Those responsible for Morbius, including the study, have opted for silence in the months that have passed since the premiere. However, the one who decided to talk about it was matt smiththe British actor who will soon return to the small screen with House of the Dragonthe spin-off and prequel to Game of Thrones.
In the film, Smith plays Lucien, a young man who suffers from the same disease as Michael Morbius, the character of Jared Leto. Years later, the two remain friends as Michael desperately searches for a cure that can help extend his life expectancy. When he does, the result is not what Michael expected, as he leads him to become a vampire.
While promoting the long-awaited show, the 39 year old performer gave an interview to Rolling Stone magazine where he was asked about Morbius and the negative reviews that he received Matt admits the film was “thrown overboard” by critics and audiences alike, but at the same time acknowledged that it’s something he and his co-stars “have to deal with.”
“Yes, she was thrown under the bus. But you have to roll with it. What else are you going to do? At the end of the day, it’s a movie, we’re not saving lives. For some reason, it didn’t quite work out and… It is what it is,” he stated bluntly.
Morbius It was not the best work of Smith, who has already shown that he is a very versatile actor. Since his passage through the charismatic Doctor Who to his portrayal of the young Duke of Edinburgh in the first two seasons of The Crown, Smith is an actor who has a great future in the industry. In the next few weeks he will debut in the fantasy drama House of the Dragon in the role of Prince Daemon Targaryen, a role with which he will be talked about.
Meanwhile, Sony Pictures continues to move forward with its intention to expand the Spider-Man Universe. In addition to Morbius, the studio is in the post-production stage of kraven the hunterstarring Aaron Taylor-Johnson, and in the midst of filming madam web with Dakota Johnson as the lead.
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