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Mahershala Ali Was Directly Involved in Hiring Marvel’s First Black Female Writer for ‘Blade’

Marvel Studios’ upcoming “Blade, the Vampire Slayer” has found a writer in Stacy Osei-Kuffour. That’s in huge part thanks to star Mahershala Ali who, according to The Hollywood Reporter, was directly involved in bringing Osei-Kuffour aboard. A 2019 Primetime Emmy nominee for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series for “PEN15,” the playwright turned TV writer […]

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Stacy Osei-Kuffour Tapped to Write Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Starring Mahershala Ali

Mahershala Ali’s turn as “Blade” is one step closer to the big screen.“Watchmen” writer Stacy Osei-Kuffour has been tapped to write the upcoming Marvel Studios film, Variety has confirmed. Marvel Studios announced that Ali, a two-time Oscar-winner, would portray the vampire hunter at San Diego Comic-Con in 2019.Ali first stepped into the Marvel fold as […]

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‘Blade’: Marvel Studios Hires ‘Watchmen’ & ‘Hunters’ Writer Stacy Osei-Kuffour To Pen Their Vampire Hunter Movie

Marvel‘s “Blade” reboot finally has a screenwriter after their six-month search has concluded. Today, The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Marvel has chosen Stacy Osei-Kuffour to write the script for their upcoming feature film that will have two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali in the role of Eric Brooks, aka Blade. Stacy was an editor and […]

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Superhero Bits: Tom Holland Thought He’d Be Fired as Spider-Man, ‘WandaVision’ Episode 3 Easter Eggs & More

Did a foreign language voice actor spoil the appearance of a certain character in WandaVision? Did you know the end of Blade almost set up the debut of Morbius for a sequel? Can Regina King identify the real obscure superheroes in a line-up of ridiculous characters? Why did Tom Holland think he was getting fired […]

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Superhero Bits: ‘Superman & Lois’ Teaser Trailer, Zack Snyder’s Teases New ‘Justice League’ Score & More

Want to see the first trailer for The CW’s new Superman & Lois series? Why was Kelly Hu‘s role as Deathstrike in X2: X-Men United so challenging for her? Want to see a DeepFake video putting Mahershala Ali into the Blade movies? Did Joseph Gordon-Levitt talk with Marvel Studios about a new project? Want to […]

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Superhero Bits: Why Stephen Amell Pitched an ‘Arrow’ Return, Lexi Rabe Suits Up as Rescue & More

Why did Stephen Amell pitch a return for Arrow despite the series ending? Want to see Joe Manganiello as Kraven the Hunter? How about Avengers: Endgame star Lexi Rabe dressed up as Rescue? Want to see some leaked promo art from Marvel’s Eternals? Want to see a throwback featurette for the original Blade movie? What’s […]

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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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