Its Big Thing To See
It’s official, Wesley Snipes is down for a Blade remake. Now all we’d like is Marvel to hop on-board.
This may in all probability make you’re feeling tremendous outdated, but it surely’s been 16 years since Wesley final placed on Blade’s dapper leather-based coat. If that wasn’t unhealthy sufficient, the primary film was launched in 1998 so yep, an entire 20 years and counting.
The place did the time go?
Properly, Wesley, 56, is raring to go for one more outing because the half human, half vampire however there’s only one impediment – Marvel.
One fan on Twitter said that Blade ‘wants a remake’, the Hollywood actor replied: ‘As much as Marvel….my tooth nonetheless sharp.’
The thrill is actual!
Earlier than the Avengers swooped in to dominate the field workplace, Blade was one among Marvel’s first choices and widened the door for superheroes within the cinema area.
The thought of one other Blade installment isn’t too far-fetched as Marvel president, Kevin Feige, beforehand revealed he was open to the thought, though it’d take some time to get off the bottom.
Talking to JoBlo in July, Kevin mentioned: ‘We expect it might be cool. Sometime. My tenure at Marvel began 17 years in the past, and there have been two issues that type of launched the trendy period. One was X-Males, which was the very first thing that folks mentioned, “Oh, there’s life right here”.
‘However just a few years earlier than that, there was Blade. A personality no one had heard of in any respect, had solely appeared in just a few problems with Tomb of Dracula or one thing, changed into a giant franchise.’
Followers have lengthy questioned why Blade, regardless of being one of many franchise’s earliest motion pictures, has by no means joined the opposite superheroes within the MCU.
Teasing future plans, Kevin added: ‘I believe Blade is a legacy character now. I believe it might be enjoyable to do one thing with him in the future.’
Within the meantime, Marvel have larger fish to fry with fans desperately awaiting the Avengers 4 trailer, which is rumoured to reach someday this week.
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