Sony Marvel Movie ‘Morbius’ Shifts A Week Later Next Winter

With Covid-19 cases raging as we await a calmer administration to set foot in Washington and deal with the nation's health crisis, many are expecting this year's Q1 theatrical releases to move. Morbius moves to a release date currently occupied by United Artists Releasing's animated sequel The Addams Family 2.
There are no other wide releases left on March 19, only IFC's The Last Call and ICOC My Brother's Keeper according to the most recent Comscore calendar.” />
The movie remains the only wide release dated for its respective weekend. 21: Hours after MGM moved No Time to Die onto Oct. UPDATED, Jan. 8, Sony is now pushing its Marvel movie Morbius to Jan. Sony will have access to all Imax screens for Morbius. 21, 2022, which is the weekend after MLK.
Daniel Espinosa directs off a screenplay by Matt Sazama and Buck Sharpless.
PREVIOUSLY, Jan. 11: Sony's Morbius, starring Jared Leto, has been moved back by seven months, from March 19 to October 8.
This is a major Marvel movie for Sony, and the studio is protecting it rather than sending the pic to PVOD.
In Morbius, Biochemist Michael Morbius tries to cure himself of a rare blood disease, but he inadvertently infects himself with a form of vampirism instead.
2ND UPDATE, April 30: The long awaited Marvel vampire movie Morbius will go a week later on Jan. 21, where there is no wide entry competition, Sony has decided to go head-to-head with Universal/Blumhouse's Scott Derrickson-directed horror film The Black Phone on its new date. 28 instead of Jan. Rather than staying alone on Jan. 21.
Stay tuned. Nonetheless, if Dune vacates the first weekend of October, it would not be shocking to see No Time to Die move up to that date.
On its Jan. 21 date, Morbius was playing in the MLK wake of Paramount/Spyglass' Scream, Sony's The Man From Toronto, Universal's The 355 and United Artist Releasing's wider break of Cyrano.

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