Tyrese Gibson is in talks for an undisclosed role in Sony Pictures' Morbius, according to Variety. When reports of the negotiations broke, Gibson himself retweeted one report, adding "#BreakThrough God is the greatest!"
Morbius' leading man Jared Leto has confirmed that production on the film is already underway, with Adriana Arjona and Matt Smith also among the cast.
Gibson is best known for his roles in the Fast & Furious and Transformers franchise, as well as his open campaigning to be cast as a Green Lantern in a DC film. Gibson also wrote the creator-owned series Mayhem! with Mike Le, Will Wilson, and Tone Rodriguez for Image Comics in 2009.
Morbius is scheduled for release July 31, 2020.