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Morbius star Matt Smith describes ‘creaking body’ from grueling stunts

"It’s like learning a dance, just you know, more repetitive and
painful!"

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By Adam Dutton via SWNS

Matt Smith admits feeling the strain of middle age and says performing stunts for the movie blockbuster 'Morbius' took a grueling toll on his “creaking body."

'The Crown' and 'Doctor Who' actor, who turns 40 in October, plays Milo Morbius in the Spiderman spin-off starring alongside Jared Leto.

In exclusive behind-the-scenes clips from the hit Marvel movie, Matt reveals the realistic fight scenes were “painful."

He says: “I think this movie for me was always an opportunity to try and explore the action side of myself as an actor.

“I tried to do as many stunts as I can or that my creaking body will allow.

“It’s been quite exciting, it’s like learning a dance, just you know, more repetitive and
painful.”

Behind the scenes footage during filming for the blockbuster movie Morbius. (Sony Pictures via SWNS)

Never-before-seen footage also reveals a bungee cord was used in the movie’s epic subway fight scene between Michael and Milo Morbius.

Producers of the movie also revealed Jared Leto, who plays antihero Dr. Michael Morbius, was obsessed by his character leaving fellow actors feeling "intimidated."

Behind the scenes footage during filming for the blockbuster movie Morbius. (Sony Pictures via SWNS)

Executive producer Louise Rosner said: “He thinks about the character all day long and all night long.

“He doesn’t come out of the character and it’s quite impressive.”

Jared’s co-star Tyrese Gibson, who plays CIA agent Simon Stroud, said: “Working with him can be a little intimidating and inspiring at the same time.”

Morbius is available to rent at home and to download and keep on June 13.

It can be pre-ordered on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™and DVD on June 27 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

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