Jared Harris (The Crown) is set to join the Spider-Man spinoff Morbius.
Jared Leto will star as Dr. Michael Morbius, the renowned biochemist created by writer Roy Thomas and artist Gil Kane. Michael Morbius first debuted in the 1970s The Amazing Spider-Man #101 issue. He attempts to cure a fatal blood disease by injecting himself with a treatment serum derived from bats, which transforms him into the anti-hero Morbius. He has all the qualities of a vampire, including a taste for human blood.
Jared Harris’ role hasn’t been revealed, he has recently appeared on shows including The Terror and The Expanse.