‘Blade’: Bassam Tariq Confirms He’s Signed On To Direct The Marvel Reboot

Not too long ago it was reported that director Bassam Tariq (Mogul Mowgli) was the frontrunner to helm Marvel Studios’ Blade reboot starring Mahershala Ali. The director has confirmed this, but also that he’s signed on. During a chat with The Playlist Podcast, Tariq talked a little bit about screenwriter Stacy Osei-Kuffour (Hunters, Watchmen), praisingContinue reading “‘Blade’: Bassam Tariq Confirms He’s Signed On To Direct The Marvel Reboot”

‘Loki’ Production Designer Kasra Farahani Would Be Perfect For ‘Blade’

Marvel’s Blade reboot goes back to 2013 when The Hollywood Reporter revealed that a script (after the rights reverted from New Line Cinema) was being worked in-house at the studio as part of their writing program alongside Ms. Marvel (would later turn into Captain Marvel). Six years later and it was announced that two-time Oscar-winnerContinue reading “‘Loki’ Production Designer Kasra Farahani Would Be Perfect For ‘Blade’”

‘Blade’: Marvel Reportedly Eyeing ‘Mogul Mowgli’ Director Bassam Tariq For Reboot

Marvel Studios has been developing a Blade project going back to 2013, when it was reported that they were developing in-house script for both Blade and Ms. Marvel (later turned into Captain Marvel). However, when Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali (Alita: Battle Angel, Moonlight, Luke Cage) approached Marvel about playing Eric Brooks, they weren’t exactly planning onContinue reading “‘Blade’: Marvel Reportedly Eyeing ‘Mogul Mowgli’ Director Bassam Tariq For Reboot”

‘Blade’ Actor Stephen Dorff Hammers Modern Marvel Movies & ‘Black Widow’; “I’m Embarrassed For Scarlett”

Actor Stephen Dorff recently worked with Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali on third season of HBO’s True Detective, but it sounds like the former Blade actor wouldn’t have advised Ali to take on the Blade mantle. Dorff spoke with The Indepenent (via The Hollywood Reporter) and proceeded to hammer the modern Marvel Studios movies, specifically, Scarlett Johansson’sContinue reading “‘Blade’ Actor Stephen Dorff Hammers Modern Marvel Movies & ‘Black Widow’; “I’m Embarrassed For Scarlett””

Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Reboot Reportedly Shooting Next July – Assumed To Release Sometime In 2023

It’s interesting to learn that two-time Oscar-winning actor Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Green Book, Luke Cage) approached Marvel Studios about playing Erick Brooks aka Blade, when they weren’t actively casting or developing a reboot at that point in time. But, the studio seemed game to land Mahershala and announced him for the reboot on the stageContinue reading “Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Reboot Reportedly Shooting Next July – Assumed To Release Sometime In 2023”

‘Blade, The Vampire Hunter’: Marvel Selects ‘Watchmen’ & ‘Hunters’ Writer Stacy Osei-Kuffour To Pen Their Reboot

Yesterday, it was revealed by The Hollywood Reporter that Marvel’s search for screenwriters to tackle their upcoming Blade reboot (seemingly now titled Blade, The Vampire Hunter) has ended as the studio has reportedly selected writer Stacy Osei-Kuffour to tackle the reboot’s script. The studio is said to have been looking for black writers for theContinue reading “‘Blade, The Vampire Hunter’: Marvel Selects ‘Watchmen’ & ‘Hunters’ Writer Stacy Osei-Kuffour To Pen Their Reboot”

Jason Blum Optimistic About Marvel Studios Tackling Horror With ‘Blade’ Reboot – “Never Bet Against Marvel”

Another nifty quote from horror guru Jason Blum of Blumhouse Productions during his interview with Inverse is his take on Marvel Studios finally tackling horror with their Blade reboot and the Doctor Strange sequel (originally announced as a scary film back at SDCC 2019), asking if Jason believes Marvel can make scary movies. BLUM: “I’mContinue reading “Jason Blum Optimistic About Marvel Studios Tackling Horror With ‘Blade’ Reboot – “Never Bet Against Marvel””

Mahershala Ali Says He Inquired About ‘Blade’ Role Back In 2016 and Alludes To Darker Tone For Reboot

There had been plenty of rumors of Marvel Television trying to make a new Blade series for streaming services despite a trade report from 2013 stating that Marvel Studios was developing an in-house script via their writers program. Mahershala Ali was announced as the new Eric Brooks aka Blade at San Diego Comic-Con 2019, however,Continue reading “Mahershala Ali Says He Inquired About ‘Blade’ Role Back In 2016 and Alludes To Darker Tone For Reboot”

Marvel Studios Searching For Screenwriters To Tackle Their ‘Blade’ Reboot Starring Mahershala Ali

Marvel Studios is reportedly finally seeking screenwriters to write their upcoming Blade reboot film starring two-time Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali as Eric Brooks aka Blade, a Marvel Comics anti-hero that hunts/kills vampires and happens to be half-vampire himself. The brief update comes from The Hollywood Reporter as Marvel is looking at black writers to tackle theContinue reading “Marvel Studios Searching For Screenwriters To Tackle Their ‘Blade’ Reboot Starring Mahershala Ali”

‘Grass-Fed’ Is Officially A Marvel Studios Project – Could It Be A Reference To The Blood Farms From ‘Blade’?

Charles Murphy strikes again! He has returned with hard evidence that Grass-Fed Productions LLC is indeed a Marvel Studios project and it will also shoot in the United Kingdom as well. We can also verify this information is 100% correct. Charles has been considering the project either being Mahershala Ali’s Blade or the unofficial Spider-WomanContinue reading “‘Grass-Fed’ Is Officially A Marvel Studios Project – Could It Be A Reference To The Blood Farms From ‘Blade’?”