The Northern Quarter Has Been Turned Into A New York Film Set For Spider-Man Spin-Off Morbius

By Laura O'Neill

Manchester’s Northern Quarter has been transformed into New York as a Spider-Man spin-off is being filmed in the city.

Scenes from the hotly anticipated Spider-Man spin-off, Morbius, are being filmed around the Stevenson Square and Oldham Street this week.

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Morbius tells the story of a biochemist who tries to cure himself of a rare blood disorder but ends up infecting himself with a form of vampirism instead. Yikes.

Jared Leto stars as Spider-Man villain Dr Michael Morbius and former Dr Who star Matt Smith also appears as Morbius’s Loxias Crown, while True Detective star Adria Arjona plays Morbius’s fiance Martine Bancroft.

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Hundreds of people lined the streets to get a glimpse of the action which saw yellow taxis, blue U.S. Mail postboxes,  USA Today and New York Times newsstands and a New York City appear in the Northern Quarter.


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Morbius is set for release next summer.

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