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‘Blade’ Reboot Will Be Part of Marvel Phase 5 or Later, Mahershala Ali Pitched Marvel on the Idea

While other Marvel movies mentioned at San Diego Comic-Con over the weekend offered up more details, the big reveal everyone was talking about was the super-brief, last-minute announcement that Mahershala Ali would star in a Blade reboot. While next to no details were revealed at Comic-Con, more Blade reboot info has started to trickle in, […]

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‘Blade’: Two-Time Oscar-Winner Mahershala Ali to Play the New Daywalker

The superhero movies today can be traced back to X-Men and Spider-Man. But there’s another film that exists in an odd middle-ground between campy superhero and something more gritty and realistic, which is 1998’s Blade. The story of a black half-human, half-vampire who hunts vamps and can survive daylight spawned a trilogy with 2002’s vastly […]

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Mahershala Ali to Star in ‘Blade’ as Part of Marvel Studios’ Phase Four

In truly unexpected news from Marvel Studios’ panel at San Diego Comic-Con’s Hall H, Mahershala Ali was announced as the new Blade, the half-vampire vampire killer previously played by Wesley Snipes in three films for New Line Cinema. When New Line opted not to produce more Blade films itself, the rights to the character reverted […]

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