No, Jared Harris is Not Playing Doctor Octopus in Marvel’s ‘Morbius’

The first-ever trailer for Marvel and Sony’s next Spider-man spinoff “Morbius” left comic book fans reeling with theories.

While the plight of the main character, Dr.

Michael Morbius (Jared Leto) – a scientist dying of a rare blood disease who accidentally turns himself into a vampire – seemed ripped right out of the comics, the role of one Jared Harris remained unclear.Fans speculated that Harris, who appeared as a concerned friend trying to help Morbius see the light (without killing him) was actually classic Spider-Man villain, Doc Ock.Dr.

Otto Octavius aka Doctor Octopus or Doc Ock, as the fans call him, is yet another genius in the Spider-verse.

The engineer-turned-villain is best known by the giant mechanical arms attached to his torso that he controls telepathically.

This character was previously played by Alfred Molina in “Spider-Man 2.”So is Harris the next Doc Ock? We asked at the 2020 SAG Awards,

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