Kevin Feige Says Blade Will Make His Way to The MCU Someday

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When Blade was released in theaters in 1998, not a lot of people were familiar with the Marvel Comics character, and fans who watched it would know that Wesley Snipes portrayed the role brilliantly. Marvel currently holds the rights for Blade, and they acquired the rights back when they also got the rights for The Punisher and Ghost Rider.

When Joblo recently asked Marvel Studiosi president Kevin Feige about the possibility of seeing Blade in a future Marvel project, Feige said:

"We think it would be cool. Someday. My tenure at Marvel started 17 years ago, and there were two things that sort of launched the modern era. One was X-Men, which was the first thing that people said, 'Oh, there's life here.' But a few years before that, there was Blade. A character nobody had heard of at all, had only appeared in a few issues of Tomb of Dracula or something, turned into a big franchise. That was always a great lesson for me, where you go, "It doesn't matter how well known the character is, it matters how cool the movie is." Which, many years later, would be the reason we do Guardians of the Galaxy, Doctor Strange. I think Blade is a legacy character now, and I think it would be fun to do something with him one day."

It looks like Marvel Studios isn't planning to bring back Blade anytime soon, but at least Feige acknowledged the possibility of his return someday.

Who would you like to see play Blade in a future Marvel project?

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