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Marvel: Wesley Snipes reacts to his possible return as Blade

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar May16,2024

For some time now, there has been a persistent rumor about the return of Wesley Snipes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). Recently, the interpreter of Blade has finally reacted to these rumors.

Marvel: Wesley Snipes reacts to his possible return en Blade

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Bladeis an iconic character from the Marvel. comics. Half-man, half-vampire, the latter has decided to to side with of humanity whom he protects against Dracula and his horde of bloodthirsty vampires. In the cinema, the character has been embodied à three covers by Wesley Snipes, from 1998 to; 2004.Then, the famous anti-hero returned to the heart of a forgettable series broadcast in 2006 and soberly titled Blade. At the time, the character is embodied in by Sticky Fingaz. But the show was great. canceled only after a season of 13 episodes.

Marvel: Wesley Snipes reacts to his possible return as Blade

< p>Blade will soon make his return to the MCU in the guise of Mahershala Ali. Indeed, the actor, who we already have; seen in the MCU in the role of Cornell “Cottonmouth” Stokes in the Luke Cage series, will nevertheless become the new face of Blade. Indeed, a new film on the half-vampire is in production on the side. by Marvel Studios for release onNovember 5, 2025under the direction of Yann Demange.

What about Wesley Snipes?

At the moment, the fashion is to bring back former actors in their emblematic role of superheroes. Hugh Jackman as Logan, Michael Keaton as Batman, Aaron Stanford as Pyro, Anson Mount as Black Arrow, Jennifer Garner as Elektra, the examples are legion. Obviously, with this fashion for the multiverse, fans are wondering if Wesley Snipes will make an appearance in the role of Blade. And why not in Deadpool & Wolverine, whose playing field is conducive to any kind of cameo. Especially since Wesley Snipes and Ryan Reynolds worked on together on Blade : Trinity.

Marvel: Wesley Snipes reacts to his possible return in Blade

Recently, Wesley Snipes has just reacted to this rumor on his social networks. The actor has in fact shared on X an article from ScreenGeekwhich talks about his return to Blade. An enigmatic retweet accompanied by as much of a legend as he is: « Whuhuuuut? ud83dudc40 ».


May 15, 2024

Difficult to really know what this speech means. But in 2022, during an interview with, Wesley Snipes remained open to the possibility to reprise the role of Blade:

Never say never. As long as I am in good health and in good shape, I can play with them. This sort of thing has happened before. product. But hey, never say never. No, Marvel Studios hasn't come close yet. of me. I work at become an actor again. Maybe when I'm more confident, they'll reach out to me.

Wesley Snipes' return would be a true blessing< /strong> for all fans of the actor, but also of the character of Blade. In any case, we are also very excited to see what Mahershala Ali will do with the character. As a reminder, it was quickly destroyed. introduced (vocally) in the post-credits scene of The Eternals.

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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