Morbius has two credit scenes, one for yearly that the film was delayed! And people two scenes are fully bonkers and arguably extra vital — for higher and worse — than the film itself.
The 2 scenes are mid-credits scenes — one begins when the film ends and the opposite shortly after. Each scenes are related and sequential.
Morbius’s first credit scene options the purple time rift seen in Spider-Man: No Approach House. In that film, Physician Unusual has to place the world again collectively to cease the multiverse from collapsing on itself. The violet cracks within the sky symbolize the multiverse breaking, and with this credit scene, the implication is that Morbius (Jared Leto) and his world (which incorporates Venom and Carnage) are one of many parallel dimensions that’s threatening to bleed into Unusual’s and the bigger Marvel cinematic universe (MCU).
As a substitute of Morbius or any of his ilk being transported into that timeline, a customer from Unusual’s comes by to Morbius’s. It’s Adrian Toomes (performed by Michael Keaton) a.okay.a. the Vulture, the villain from Spider-Man: Homecoming. He seems in a jail cell, transported from his personal dimension the place he’s serving a sentence for, amongst a number of crimes, hijacking Tony Stark’s airplane. However since Toomes hasn’t been convicted of any crimes in Morbius’s world, we see him exonerated and freed.
The second scene picks up the place the primary one leaves off, and options Morbius assembly up with a free Toomes. The Vulture needs to recruit our residing vampire into some form of supervillain posse. Morbius doesn’t reply both method earlier than the scene cuts to black. I’m not totally satisfied Morbius will be a part of him since his personal film positions him to be extra anti-hero than supervillain.
Morbius’s credit scenes, particularly thought of alongside those connected to the ends of Spider-Man: No Approach House and Venom: Let There Be Carnage, tease out the potential of these heroes and villains all ultimately colliding with each other, with the final word fandom state of affairs being any of those characters linking up with Spider-Man (Tom Holland). And for a quick second on the finish of No Approach House it regarded as if Tom Hardy’s Venom would lastly come nose to nose with Holland’s Spidey, earlier than the movie walked it again, blinking Venom out of the MCU as simply as a snap.
All this universe-colliding stuff is an enormous deal as a result of it’s how Marvel and Sony have addressed the movie rights of varied characters. Sony owns the movie rights to Spider-Man and the characters within the Spider-Verse, however has, since Spider-Man: Homecoming, labored in collaboration with Marvel to let Holland’s Peter Parker be a part of the MCU. In the meantime, Sony has independently labored on films like Venom, Venom’s sequel, and now Morbius. And followers are ready to see if and when these Sony characters get to tangle with Spider-Man and probably different Marvel characters.
That earlier tease and letdown is probably why I’m just a bit skeptical about Toomes’s sticking round with Morbius. Getting hopes up about Keaton’s Vulture and Leto’s Morbius teaming up or clashing with each other could be a little bit untimely because it may all be undone with one other credit scene. But with this bombshell cameo (which was teased in one in every of its trailers), it may possibly’t assist however really feel a little bit just like the credit scene and potential sequel are extra vital than something that simply occurred in Morbius.
We may get our reply about Morbius, Vulture, and their future collectively quickly sufficient. We’ll know for positive if a Morbius sequel is introduced, however may hear extra even sooner if we stick round for the following credit scene regarding one in every of Spider-Man’s friends.