Wesley Snipes Not Involved in MCU’s ‘Blade,’ so He’s Making His Own ‘Blade-Killer’ Movie Instead

Wesley Snipes Not Involved in MCU’s ‘Blade,’ so He’s Making His Own ‘Blade-Killer’ Movie Instead
After Disney and Marvel announced in July 2019 that Mahershala Ali was joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe as Blade, original “Blade” star Wesley Snipes issued a statement saying he was comfortable with the MCU rebooting the beloved comic book character. Snipes starred as the eponymous half-vampire in three movies: “Blade” (1998), “Blade II” (2002), and “Blade Trinity” (2004). David S. Goyer wrote all three films, with Guillermo del Toro directing the second installment. While Snipes is comfortable with the MCU tackling “Blade,” he’s taking matters into his own hands by developing a new supernatural action film that he’s nicknamed the “‘Blade’-killer,” meaning it will outdo the “Blade” films.

“I don’t have any involvement, but I support the young artists and I support Marvel in their business decisions,” Snipes told Uproxx. “It’s a beautiful thing. [Mahershala Ali has] got a heck of a job on his hands.”

Snipes said of making the original “Blade” trilogy,
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