Meme revolution does bring some changes. Recently Morbius was trending for instance reason and it lead Marvel to release the movie once again in the theaters. After a flood of MORPHIN memes about the film, ‘MORBIUS’ will return to over 1,000 theaters tomorrow. Reportedly, ComicBook.com confirms that showtimes for the film will begin on Friday, June 3rd.
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Morphin Time has brought back Morbius in Theaters
Even if Morbius is the worst movie but still fans have dragged it back to the theaters. @ERCBoxOffice reposted the news confirming that the vampiric Spider-Man spin-off Morbius movie will be screened even after being critical and box office disappointment.
Because you wanted it.— Exhibitor Relations Co. (@ERCboxoffice) June 2, 2022
Because you demanded it.
Because only you can move the needle to $73.4M domestic.
THE MORBIUS returns to over 1,000+ theaters this weekend…in its 10th week of release. Current total is $73.3M US/CAN. pic.twitter.com/LcSk8J5FHZ
Morbius early performance
Earlier, Morbis was released in theaters on April 1, 2022, after two years of delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Jared Letto’s Morbius scrawled to gross $73 million domestically against a reported budget between $75 and $83 million. Sony is stretching to propel Morbius just a couple of million dollars up so it can claim it made its budget back.
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Morphin Memes and Twitch news brought buzz for Morbius
Morbius’s digital release after its theatrical release developed a cult status with various “Morb”-related memes trending on Twitter. Fans started demanding to greenlight a sequel for the Morbius movie. Interestingly, It has a passionate online Discord community and even made headlines after a fan repeatedly streamed it on Twitch for 12 hours.
Sony’s Strategy to cash in profit
Sony Studios is trying to bring more light on its new #SpiderManUniverse and is attempting to cash in on the online meme sensation by re-releasing Morbius. Sony has done this trick earlier as well to create buzz about the movies. Spider-Man: Far From Home was released on the Labor Day weekend back in 2019. Similarly Venom: Let There Be Carnage returned to theaters in January after Morbius was delayed to help cash in on the recent box office success of Spider-Man: No Way Home.
The re-release of Morbius film has the same story and plotline as the early Morbius movie by Daniel Espinosa and Oscar-Winning Jared Leto features as Dr. Morbius. It will be re-released in theatres on 3 June 2022.