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Blade: very bad news for the Marvel film

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun13,2024

Will we end up seeing Blade in the cinema one day? The reboot of the franchise for theMCUis eagerly awaited by fans, but the project still seems to be behind schedule.

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Blade, a film with complicated development

It was already five years ago. : in 2019, at San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Studios formalized the start of work on a Blade, film.fifteen years after the last film with Wesley Snipes, released in 2004. The feature film must act as a reboot, integrating the vampire superhero into the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the first time. Since then, the news has been rather rare, and it is not always good.

While screenwriter Eric Pearson (Thor: Ragnarok) continues his work writing onBlade, and Mahershala Ali (Moonlight, Green Book, House of Cards…) is always attached to the project in which he will play the main role, the development of the film has experienced a new slowdown, following the departure of the director. But what is happening- is it exactly?

Blade: very bad news for the Marvel film

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The information comes to us from the very serious media The Wrap: Yann Demange, the director attached to to the filmBlade, is no longer working on the project. The exact reasons for his departure have not been given, but the separation between the Frenchman and Marvel was reportedly amicable some time ago. Demange is notably known for having directed the film Undercover: A True Story, as well as the series Lovecraft Country. In 2022, a first director had already abandoned the project. It was Bassam Tariq, to ​​whom we owe Mogul Mowgli. His collaboration with Marvel Studios ended less cordially, following creative differences.

Blade: very bad news for the Marvel film

At a time when As we write these lines,we do not know if a third director has already made the move. Summer chosen to replace Tariq and Demange. The journey of Blade is in any case not easy, and rumors about internal tensions had been circulating there a few years ago. In 2023, it was the screenwriters' strike that once again upset the industry. the development of feature films. According to The Wrap,Marvel wishes to ensure success after all the difficulties encountered,and does not wish so don't rush the release of the film. We will therefore have to be patient.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my 1-800-268-7116

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