MORBIUS Star Tyrese Gibson Falls For Fake Martin Scorsese Quote Calling It The "Truest Height Of Cinema"

MORBIUS Star Tyrese Gibson Falls For Fake Martin Scorsese Quote Calling It The "Truest Height Of Cinema"

In recent years, many prestigious filmmakers have taken aim at superhero movies, and a fake quote from Martin Scorsese heaping praise on Morbius has now ended up making a sucker out of star Tyrese Gibson.

By JoshWilding - Apr 04, 2022 09:04 AM EST
Filed Under: Morbius

As superhero movies continue to grow in popularity, so does the backlash aimed at them from certain filmmakers. The likes of Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola are among those who have dismissed the genre as not being true "cinema," something that's (understandably) upset many comic book fans. 

Ultimately, they're entitled to their opinions, but we keep seeing interviewers ask them about superheroes in an effort to elicit a reaction that's bound to make headlines across the internet. 

With Morbius earning negative reviews from critics and fans alike, memes have quickly started showing up on social media. Among them is a fake quote from Scorsese in which the legendary director says he was "aghast" to learn Morbius was based on a comic book and that it's "the truest height of cinema and even I cannot top it." Hilariously, it even ends with the filmmaker admitting that he was wrong before issuing an apology to the genre as a whole...all thanks to Morbius!

So, if you stumbled across this meme, you wouldn't believe it, right? Well, actor Tyrese Gibson (who plays Agent Stroud in the Marvel movie) did, and even shared it on his Instagram. When fans started pointing out that it wasn't real, the actor quickly deleted it, but not before some screenshots were grabbed. 

As you can see in the post shared by Gibson, he was blown away by these comments from "Scorsese," describing the praise heaped on Morbius by the director as being "huge."

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JustAChillFan - 4/4/2022, 10:02 AM
why is everything associated with this movie so stupidly hilarious.
Godzilla2000Zer - 4/4/2022, 10:02 AM
Roman in real life
ShimmyShimmyYA - 4/4/2022, 10:25 AM
@Godzilla2000Zer - I’m convinced they just set up some hidden cameras and edit around him
TexasAvenger - 4/4/2022, 10:02 AM
That is so [frick]ing funny lmao.
MrDandy - 4/4/2022, 10:03 AM
Point and laugh!
TheWalkingCuban - 4/4/2022, 10:04 AM
He didn’t get to bask in that ambiance very long
MUTO123 - 4/4/2022, 2:46 PM
@TheWalkingCuban - I finally watched Baby Boy almost a year ago. That movie’s insane!
TheWalkingCuban - 4/4/2022, 2:47 PM
@MUTO123 - It’s been a long time for me but yes
Vigor - 4/4/2022, 10:04 AM
Are these actors really so close to their work, that they can't tell what's true quality and what's actual shit?
TheWalkingCuban - 4/4/2022, 10:06 AM
I see it now guys. The comments are kinda screwy, even on mobile, while driving, i will not stand for it, no I’m NOT GON CRY I’m nooot, Tony Braxton Hicks up in this motha lovah
99OPTIMISTPRIME - 4/4/2022, 10:11 AM

DrReedRichards - 4/4/2022, 10:12 AM
It's kinda telling who the kind of people behind these memes usually are, when they make up quotes from the same creator they rally behind for bashing the franchise they've been trying to dethrone.

Looking at you, Tex and FilmGob subscribers.
MrKeyzerSoze - 4/4/2022, 10:15 AM
@DrReedRichards -
Geez I [frick]ing hate that FilmGob guy
Reeds2Much - 4/4/2022, 10:18 AM
@DrReedRichards -
DrReedRichards - 4/4/2022, 10:23 AM
@MrKeyzerSoze -

So do I, but I watch his videos and visit his comment sections regularly. Same with DC_Cinematic on reddit, even though I'm not a user myself.

Know how these parasites think. Ignoring them is not enough.
DrReedRichards - 4/4/2022, 10:25 AM
@Reeds2Much -

SpideyPuffsMJ - 4/4/2022, 10:14 AM
Unreal lmfao
TheWalkingCuban - 4/4/2022, 10:14 AM
He got heart.
MrKeyzerSoze - 4/4/2022, 10:14 AM

Explains why he keeps coming back for the F&F movies
AmazingFILMporg - 4/4/2022, 10:15 AM
This is just too funny and kinda sad🥲
BigMikeReviews - 4/4/2022, 10:19 AM
This is proof ANYONE can make it in showbusiness.
Lokiwasright - 4/4/2022, 10:20 AM
Bet those are the same people that thought the Smith and Rock slap was real.

Gullible mocking the gullible. What has this world come to.
Unites - 4/4/2022, 10:25 AM
GhostDog - 4/4/2022, 10:31 AM
TheSuperMex - 4/4/2022, 10:40 AM
@BlackBeltJones - that’s awkward as shit.
PicolasCage - 4/4/2022, 5:39 PM
@BlackBeltJones - I'm [frick]ing cackling lmaooo, that poor nerd must be protected
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