During the panel Marvel at San Diego Comic-Conwas finally announced when the long-awaited reboot of ‘blade‘ It will be released.
The film is scheduled to premiere on November 23, 2023.
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The new version will star Mahershala Ali.
“As a half-human/half-vampire, Eric Brooks (Ali) has honed his skills to hunt down the undead that have long terrorized humanity. A human-vampire hybrid since his tragic birth, Blade has spent his long trying to rid the world of vampires like the one who killed his mother. Over the years, he has mastered his own style to fight monsters of all kinds.”
Bassam Tariq will be responsible for the direction. The screenplay was written by Stacy Osei-Kuffour (‘Watchmen’).
Milan Ray, Aaron Pierre and Delroy Lindo are also part of the cast.
O reboot is titled ‘Blade: The Vampire Hunter’ and makes direct reference to the first anti-hero comics, created in 1973 by the screenwriter Marv Wolfman and by the illustrator Gene Colan.