• David Leitch interested in directing Mahershala Ali in 'Blade'
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    Gregory Wakeman

    David Leitch interested in directing Mahershala Ali in 'Blade'

    Hobbs & Shaw's David Leitch has thrown his hat into the ring to direct Mahershala Ali in Blade.

  • Wesley Snipes is 'all good' with being replaced for Marvel's 'Blade' reboot
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    Ben Arnold

    Wesley Snipes is 'all good' with being replaced for Marvel's 'Blade' reboot

    While Marvel was announcing its grand plans for its 'phase four and five' movies, some of us were sparing a thought for Wesley Snipes.

  • Mahershala Ali to Star in Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Reboot
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    Variety

    Mahershala Ali to Star in Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Reboot

    Marvel is rebooting the "Blade" series, and has cast Mahershala Ali to star. Marvel Studios chief Kevin Feige announced the news at Comic-Con on Saturday as the panel's big ending surprise. Ali also took the stage at the announcement to massive applause, donning the Blade baseball cap. Wesley Snipes previously played the half-vampire superhero in […]

  • Akira: The long and tortured history of the live-action remake
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    Ben Falk

    Akira: The long and tortured history of the live-action remake

    A live-action adaptation of the iconic manga comic (also filmed as a seminal 1988 anime) has been in Hollywood development hell for decades with many huge names including Leonardo DiCaprio, Chris Evans, Keanu Reeves, and Christopher Nolan all linked with the project at various stages. 1982-1990 – Katsuhiro Otomo launches his original manga. Set in Neo-Tokyo, 2019 after the nuclear apocalypse, it tells the epic story of youngsters Kaneda, Tetsuo against the backdrop of gang violence, psychic kids and motorbike chases.