Wesley Snipes will not be returning to the role of Blade for the MCU.
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Instead Mahershala Ali will be taking the mantle as the half-vampire.
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Snipes' lead turn as the vampire hunter in 1998's Blade was a huge stepping stone for comic book movies.
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But it's been several years since he's had any role in an action film of this scale.
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Marvel have used older comic book actors, like JK Simmons for J Jonah Jameson and Michael Keaton as the Vulture, but these aren't leading roles.
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There are other ways to Snipes to play a part, including possibly a modern version of Blade's main antagonist, Dracula.
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