May 28, 2023


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Blade: Marvel has shelved the movie. All because of the writers’ strike

Bad luck still haunts the creators of the new film adaptation of the comic “pale”. Because of the ongoing writers’ strike Marvel Studio He had to delay starting work on the set again.

“Blade” stop

Recall: Last week, the producers announced that Nothing pizzolato (“The Detective”) is writing a new version of the movie script. Unfortunately, a few days later, the aforementioned strike broke out in Hollywood and the new writer had to stop working on the script. As a result, the June photoshoot in Atlanta was cancelled. At the moment, it is not known when the creators will be able to enter the group.
Recall that the release of two more Marvel films: “Deadpool 3” and “Thunderbolts” will begin in the coming months.

You can read more about the current writers’ strike here.

All new “Blade” book

Marvel is preparing for a new one “code” for a few years. Two-time Academy Award winner Mahershala Ali has been contracted to play the title role. Originally, Stacy Osei-Kuffour, who has worked on such series as “guards” And “pen 15”. Then her place was also taken by series specialist Beau DeMayo (“the magician”And “Moon Knight”).

Last fall, Bassam Tarek said goodbye to his director’s job. Soon after, Yan Demang took his place. With him, another screenwriter joined the project – Michael Starberry (“how do they see us”). And it was his text that Pizzolatto corrected when the strike broke out.

Who is Blade?

Blade made his comic book debut in 1973 In issue “Dracula’s Tomb #10. He quickly becomes a favorite with readers. The hero is a hybrid of a human and a vampire, because his mother was bitten and killed by a vampire during childbirth. Blade serves people and fights vampires.” , and his guardian is an elderly scientist – the master of arcane knowledge.

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Wesley Snipes has previously played Blade in three films: “Blade – The Eternal Hunter” (1998) Blade: Eternal Hunter II (2002) and “Blade: The Dark Trinity” (2004).