Marvel is moving closure to a Blade reboot starring Wesley Snipes.
According to We Got This Covered, Marvel is considered a new rated R version for the film. The already has a draft floating around with which sees Eric Brooks (Snipes) training his daughter to haunt vampires.
During an interview in August to
“There are a lot of conversations going around right now and we’re very blessed to have the enthusiasm and interest in something coming from that world again. We’ve created two projects that fit perfectly into this world and, when people see them, I think they’re only going to have a problem with deciding which one they love the most.”
He added, “All the main execs [at Marvel] and my team, we’ve been discussing for the past two years. Everyone’s enthusiastic about it, everybody gets it. But they got a business to run and they gotta square the things that they gotta figure out before they can get to it, I guess. In the meantime, we got a business to run and our own slate of things to do so.”
The Blade franchise made a total of $415 million at the box office and set the stage for the resurgence of comic book movies