Marvel’s Blade film has a brand new artistic workforce.
The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Yann Demange has signed on to direct the Marvel Studios function Blade, changing Bassam Tariq. Mahershala Ali is connected to play the titular vampire hunter.
Yann Demange is finest recognized for steering the 2014 historic motion thriller ’71 and the 2018 crime drama White Boy Rick. He additionally directed the pilot of the HBO collection Lovecraft Nation.
In the meantime, Michael Starrbury has additionally been employed to put in writing a contemporary script for Blade. THR mentions that Mahershala Ali was personally concerned in deciding on Starrbury, who earned an Emmy nomination for his work on the Ava DuVernay miniseries When They See Us.
Previous to the overhaul, Blade featured a solid that additionally included Delroy Lindo, Aaron Pierre and Milan Ray. It’s unclear if the actors are nonetheless connected to the undertaking now that issues are ranging from scratch.
Blade is anticipated to go into manufacturing someday in 2023, with the manufacturing based mostly in Atlanta, Georgia. The movie is presently slated to hit theaters on September 6, 2024.
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Supply: The Hollywood Reporter