Marvel's Blade Reboot Adds Acclaimed Black Panther Costume Designer

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Marvel's Blade Reboot Adds Acclaimed Black Panther Costume Designer
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If you've seen Black Panther, you'd definitely notice how amazing their wardrobe is and you could expect the same for the upcoming Blade reboot in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the film just added the acclaimed costume designer of the former.

Marvel's Blade Reboot Adds Acclaimed Black Panther Costume Designer
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Marvel's Blade Reboot Adds Acclaimed Black Panther Costume Designer

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The production for Marvel's Blade reboot is ramping up and they just added to their creative roster the Academy Award-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter who designed the wardrobe of Black Panther as reported by film journalist Will Mavity.

Ruth E. Carter was nominated for Academy Award for Best Costume Design for three films: Malcolm X in 1992, Amistad in 1997, and recently, Black Panther in 2018 where she was the very first African-American to have won in the said category.

Carrying the reflection of Marvel in diversity and representation, Marvel's Blade reboot has carefully chosen those who would be working behind-the-scenes.

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Those already on board are Mahershala Ali who would play the titular daywalker, Stacy Osei-Kuffour, the first Black female scribe to ever write for a Marvel film, and Bassam Tariq as the director of the reboot who worked on films such as These Birds Walk and Mogul Mowgli.

Marvel’s Blade is about the Daywalker who hunts vampires hunting the undead who have long preyed on humanity. A half-human, half-vampire from his tragic birth, Eric Brooks, or more commonly known as Blade, has supernatural abilities of immunity to vampire bites and a longer lifespan due to his regenerative healing. Blade also developed super strength and agility from his vampiric origins.

At the San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel's Blade has been announced to form part of the MCU Phase Five as it is revealed to be set for premiere in theaters on November 3, 2023.