2 Pinoy artists hailed winners in ‘Morbius’ global fan art competition

February 22, 2022 - 1:50 PM
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The two winning "Morbius" fan art works by Adrianne Delmo and Jireh Villafuerte. (Columbia Pictures/Released)

Columbia Pictures on Tuesday announced that two Filipino artists won in the recently concluded “Morbius” – Talenthouse fan art global competition.

Artists Adriann Delmo and Jireh Villafuerte (a.k.a. Kyouzins) were named among the five winners in the art competition.

Lead actor Jared Leto, who plays Dr. Michael Morbius, himself chose Delmo and Villafuerte as their entries captured the essence of the new Marvel legend.

The winning fan art will potentially be featured on physical posters or used as digital art to promote the film.

Delmo and Villafuerte will also receive $2,000 each.

The hero and villain “Morbius” is touted as one of Marvel’s most compelling and conflicted characters. He bears vampiric abilities.

READ: Who is Morbius? Jared Leto stars as new Marvel legend

The film is directed by Daniel Espinosa. Its story is written by Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless, while its screenplay is by Matt Sazama & Burk Sharpless and Art Marcum & Matt Holloway, based on Marvel Comics.

Aside from Leto, it also stars Matt Smith, Adria Arjona, Jared Harris, Al Madrigal with Tyrese Gibson

“Morbius” will exclusively be screened in Philippine cinemas on March 30.

It will be distributed by Columbia Pictures, the local office of Sony Pictures Releasing International. —Rosette Adel

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