Marvel finds director of Blade reboot

Mahershala Ali to play the role previously played by Wesley Snipes on the big screen

Wesley Snipes in "Blade Trinity". Courtesy : New Line Cinema

Marvel’s “Blade” may have found its director.

According to Deadline, Bassam Tariq, director of Riz Ahmed flick “Mogul Mowgli”, is in talks to direct the reboot of the popular comic starring Mahershala Ali.

The new take, the first “Blade” film since the Wesley Snipes-starring “Blade Trinity” in 2004, was penned by Stacy Osei-Kuffour.

Marvel have yet to confirm the report.

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