Morbius and Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore will be available for rental and purchase through online video-on-demand platforms in India this month. BookMyShow has revealed that the Spider-Man universe movie directed by Jared Let Morbius will be available on its streaming platform, BookMyShow Stream, on May 19. While the third spin-off of Harry Potter in JK Rowling’s Wizarding World will be accessible on May 30. Apple TV, Google Play Movies and YouTube Movies should also offer access to Morbius and Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore on those dates.
The release date of both Morbius and Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore was shared with Gadgets 360 by BookMyShow on Friday. Morbius was released in India on April 1 and its debut on video-on-demand platforms comes seven weeks after the film hit theaters. Meanwhile, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore had an April 8 theatrical release date. It is currently unknown when these films will arrive on video streaming services like Amazon Prime Video or Netflix in India. Sony Pictures has a deal with Netflix, while Warner Bros. has an agreement with Prime Video.
Morbius stars Leto as Dr. Michael Morbius, who accidentally becomes infected with a form of vampirism, gaining powers in the process. The Marvel film also stars Matt Smith as Loxias Crown, Adria Arjona as Martine Bancroft, Michael Keaton as Adrian Toomes/Vulture, Jared Harris as Morbius’ mentor and Al Madrigal and Tyrese Gibson – two FBI agents on the hunt for the protagonist . The film has been delayed five times due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which was originally scheduled for release in July 2020. The film is based on the Marvel Comics character who suffers from a rare blood disorder and seeks to save other people suffering the same fate.
Meanwhile, Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore is the third film in the Fantastic Beasts franchise and is set in the 1930s – years after the events of the second film. The film stars Eddie Redmayne as Scamander, Mads Mikkelsen as Gellert Grindelwald, Jude Law as Albus Dumbledore, Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski, Alison Sudol as Queenie Goldstein, Ezra Miller as Credence Barebone, Callum Turner as Theseus Scamander, William Nadylam as Yusuf Kama, and Poppy Corby-Tuech as Vinda Rosier. The film follows Scamander and his ragtag team of wizards and Kowalski, as they take on Grindelwald – with help from Dumbledore, of course.
Viewers will also be able to watch The Lost City and Oumatwo more films that will be available on the video-on-demand service on May 25 and 24, respectively, according to BookMyShow. Ouma was never released in Indian cinemas, making it a straight-to-digital premiere. The Lost City was released on March 25 in the United States and April 8 in India.
The Lost City, an action-adventure comedy starring Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum as novelist Loretta Sage and her cover model Alan Caprison respectively, finds them trying to escape billionaire Abigail Fairfax (played by Daniel Radcliffe) who wants them to search for a lost man. town on a remote island in the Atlantic. On the other hand, Ouma is a supernatural horror movie that stars Sandra Oh as Amanda and MeeWha Alana Lee as Umma. The film, released March 18 outside India, revolves around a mother and daughter on a remote farm haunted by the ghost of her mother (Umma).
Morbius releases on May 19, while Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore releases on May 30 on Apple TV, BookMyShow Stream, Google Play Movies, and YouTube Movies in India.