Blade Mahershala Ali Star seeks to “deserve” his presence as a regular Marvel vampire hunter, claiming that the role and excitement he brings to Wesley Snipes still exists.
“I’m looking forward to winning,” Ali said in a recent interview with Jakes Jake Hamilton. “I can not wait to win … you know, hopefully, he’s excited – Mr. Snipes is, you know?” my place in this field … can not wait to start and finish the job. ”
The character Eric Brooks / Blade, created by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan, first appeared in The Tomb of Dracula # 10, published by Marvel Comics in 1973. Wesley Snipes murdered the character in the director’s 1998 film Stephen Norrington. Magazines that helped us in the modern era of Marvel movies. Snipes then re-enacted his role as Eric Brooks in Blade II director Guillermo del Toro in 2002 and producer David S. Goyer’s Blade: Trinity in 2004.
At the San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Studios CEO Kevin Feige officially confirmed that the studio is developing a remake of the Blade movie as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. It has been announced that Ali will take on the lead role after contacting Marvel regarding the project itself.
The third person to play Blade in live-action, after Snipes in the Blade New Line Cinema trilogy and Kirk “Sticky Fingaz” Jones in Blade: The Series, which aired on Spike in 2006. The new film is Blade’s second film. Ali in particular. A major Marvel project, Cornell actor “Cottonmouth,” starred in the former Netflix series Luke Cage in 2016.
Snipes himself recently agreed to choose Ali’s role as Blade, confirming that the two have discussed the matter. “We talked together,” Snipes told journalist Kevin Polowky earlier this month. “It went straight up for us back then. It was a matter of business. I agree. I do not walk around like a Blade, so I am not attached to the character. I do not feel any emotional loss. Zero I” I am happy that it has been rewritten and is probably doing a good job. ”
Marvel Studios Blade, directed by Bassam Tariq, is based on a script by Stacy Osei-Kuffour. Since 5 Bloods star Delroy Lindo has been cast as the lead alongside Ali, though his role is kept secret. The movie does not have a set release date, though production is expected to begin next summer.