Marvel Studios’ X-Men & Blade Reboots Might Get Unexpected Titles

Marvel is also reportedly saving new project announcements for D23...

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Marvel Studios’ upcoming reboots of X-Men and Blade will reportedly receive surprising titles.

Marvel Studios is gearing up for its first San Diego Comic-Con presentation in three years. At the end of 2019’s panel, Mahershala Ali was revealed as Blade, with a logo for the project also shown.

More news on Blade is expected this weekend. Another project fans are hoping gets announced is Marvel Studios’ inevitable X-Men reboot, especially after last week’s Ms. Marvel finale revealed Kamala Khan is a mutant in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

According to Deadline, Mahershala Ali’s Blade reboot will actually be titled The Blade, which might be teasing a team-up between The Daywalker and Kit Harington’s Black Knight. The post-credits scene for Eternals saw Kit Harington’s Dane Whitman encountering the Ebony Blade, with Ali’s Blade heard in the background.

The Blade isn’t too off from the studio calling the upcoming Captain Marvel sequel The Marvels, which will also feature Iman Vellani’s mutant Kamala Khan. While plenty of DC films over the years have received the title treatment with “The” at the front, Marvel Studios has shied away from it but almost did it for Iron Man 3.

What About The X-Men?

As for the X-Men, a previous rumor from The Illuminerdi suggested that Marvel Studios would title their reboot The Mutants. Deadline seems to have backed up this rumor by listing the project with that title in their article. It remains to be seen if the new X-Men reboot will be unveiled at San Diego Comic-Con in a few days. Deadline also reported that Marvel Studios might be saving new project announcements for D23 in September.

Here is the synopsis for Ms. Marvel:

Marvel Studios’ “Ms. Marvel” is a new, original series that introduces Kamala Khan, a Muslim American teenager growing up in Jersey City. An avid gamer and a voracious fan-fiction scribe, Kamala is a Super Hero mega fan with an oversized imagination—particularly when it comes to Captain Marvel. Yet Kamala feels like she doesn’t fit in at school and sometimes even at home—that is, until she gets super powers like the heroes she’s always looked up to. Life gets better with super powers, right?

The series stars Iman Vellani, Aramis Knight, Saagar Shaikh, Rish Shah, Matt Lintz, Zenobia Shroff, Mohan Kapur, Fawad Khan, Mehwish Hayat, and Farhan Akhtar. Episodes of the series were directed by Adil El Arbi & Bilall Fallah, Meera Menon, and Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, with Bisha K. Ali serving as the head writer. Marvel’s Kevin Feige is involved in the series as an executive producer.

Ms. Marvel is now streaming on Disney Plus. Stay tuned for all the latest news surrounding the Marvel Studios’ upcoming Blade and X-Men reboots, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for more original video content.

Source: Deadline

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.