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  • Mahershala Ali called Marvel Studios to ask to be cast as Blade. 1 / 8

  • Blade is a vampire hunter introduced in Marvel Comics in the '70s. 2 / 8

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  • Wesley Snipes played the character for three movies... 3 / 8

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  • but has been recast now that Blade is being introduced to the MCU. 4 / 8

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  • Kevin Feige revealed that Ali called Marvel shortly after he won his Oscar for Green Book. 5 / 8

  • Blade is currently without a release date, 6 / 8

  • but getting Ali for the role will no doubt be a benefit for Marvel. 7 / 8

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