Looks Like We May See an R-Rated Blade Movie with Wesley Snipes

TVOvermind | 3/21/2012 | Nat Berman
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The late 1990s and early 2000s saw the release of three Blade movies, which were based on a Marvel Comics character of the same name. For those who are unfamiliar, Blade’s mother was a London prostitute who was fed upon by a vampire when she was pregnant with him. As a result, she was killed while he was born with superhuman capabilities such as a sense for the supernatural as well as a much extended lifespan. Fortunately for Blade, his mother’s fellow prostitutes managed to drive off the vampire, thus enabling him to grow up to become a vampire hunter. In the movies, Blade was played by Wesley Snipes, who remains the most iconic look for the character in the present time.

Will There Be a New Blade Movie?

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Considering the success of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, it is natural for Blade fans to wonder if the vampire hunter will manage to make a comeback to the movie screen. Fortunately for said individuals, there are indeed indications that such a movie might be made at some point in the not too distant future.

First, it should be mentioned that Snipes has stated that he has been speaking with Marvel Comics about a new Blade movie for years and years, which suggests a fair amount of interest on his part for such a project. Second, while Kevin Feige stated that nothing was in the works for Blade in 2017, he made it clear that he was open to some kind of Blade movie at some point in the future, not least because it was the Blade movies that made him realize that even movies with little-known characters could be successful so long as the movies were cool enough. On top of this, Kate Beckinsale has stated that a potential crossover between Blade and Underworld...
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