Although in recent months Blockbuster marvel Spider-Man: No Way Home and Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness made huge sums at the box office and thus also garnered a lot of media attention, the cinematic failure dominated Morbius What happens on social media.
like the movie on March 31 It started in movie theaters, and was already riding a wave of disastrous reviews and Morbius can also with the audience (Buy now €17.99) no land. This quickly led to a series of memes, like a fancy quote It’s Morbin time.Which does not appear in the movie at all. But the social media attention has had consequences.
Morbin’s time is up: Morbius fails again at the box office
A Photoshop review by CNN launched the rumor that Sony had already put everything in place for the Morbius sequel, pushing the already rolling stone even further: Memes They have been reproduced over and over again and on Discord, some users have shared a pirated version of the movie – as a joke that the movie is so bad that no one wants to watch it for free either.
in Sony It seems that someone responsible has misunderstood the film’s presence on social media or thought he could use the negative wave of attention to attract curious movie fans to the cinema. Anyway, Morbius was allowed to rise from the dead and landed again last Friday in more than 1,000 movie theaters in the United States.
But it came as it was: Of course, the film failed again. as such Forbes I mentioned, Morbius achieved silly in his revival $85,000 in revenue And so it fell far short of the $70 million US start, which was also already disastrous – even if it wasn’t the result of a day, of course.
Twitter celebrates Morbius’ second failure
in d Social media And, of course, the return of Morbius and the recurring flop has already arrived. Many who have followed, shared or even produced Jared Leto’s vampire memes are laughing at Sony’s new attempt and are celebrating the results of this memes campaign.
Twitter user SuperFoxcade He writes for example: “The fact that a multi-million dollar studio was culturally manipulated into losing more money on a disastrous movie through funny Twitter memes is the funniest outcome we could have anticipated. […] And to make it even funnier, by the end of the week Sony brought the movie back into theaters, the meme was already dead. The timing couldn’t be better. The joke of the two months paid off very well.”
Moreover Main Actor Jared Leto Yesterday rose with a short video on Twitter Included in the memes: The actor can be seen there with a text in which the words “Morbius 2: it’s Morbin’ Time” can be seen. Leto is of course referring to the widespread meme mentioned above, but despite a great deal of self-loathing, it may have contributed to the gradual disappearance of Morbius’ memes from social media.