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SDCC 2019: Mahershala Ali Will Play Blade in Marvel Reboot

Marvel can’t get enough of Mahershala Ali. This time, Marvel will have the two-time Oscar winner’s face on the big screen as the baddest vampire hunter in town, Blade.

After taking a turn as the villain Cottonmouth in Marvel’s Luke Cage on Netflix, and flexing his vocals for the role of the Prowler in the Oscar winning animated film Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Ali will be going after the monsters that prey on the weak in a reboot of Blade.

Mahershala Ali with his second Oscar (Courtesy of Getty Images)

As this was just announced at SDCC, nothing else has been said about the project. Based on the excitement, it will only be a matter of time until we see Ali in the Blade outfit. He is already rocking a fresh cut and has perfected that killer smile.

We cannot wait to see him as Blade.

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