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Mahershala Ali to begin filming Marvel's "Blade" this October

Writer: Heidi Hsia

"Blade" will be a part of Phase 5 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe
"Blade" will be a part of Phase 5 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

26 Jul – It looks like the upcoming Marvel reboot of "Blade" will begin filming soon.

During the San Diego Comic-Con panel, Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige stated that the upcoming movie will have Mahershala Ali of "Moonlight" fame playing the titular character, which was previously made famous by Wesley Snipes.

The movie will begin shooting in October at the Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta, to be directed by Bassam Tariq.



Aside from Ali, other cast members include Delroy Lindo and Aaron Pierre, with the likelihood of Kit Harington appearing as his "Eternals" character Dane Whitman.

The upcoming film will be released on 3 November 2023 as part of Phase 5.

Prior to Ali, Snipes played the character three times, from 1998's "Blade", 2002's "Blade II", to 2004's "Blade Trinity".

The character was previously played by Wesley Snipes
The character was previously played by Wesley Snipes


Cinema Online, 26 July 2022

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