Marvel’s Blade movie has a new creative team.
Yann Demange is best known for directing the 2014 historical action thriller ’71 and the 2018 crime drama White Boy Rick. He also directed the pilot of the HBO series Lovecraft Country.
Blade is getting a page-one rewrite
Meanwhile, Michael Starrbury has also been hired to write a fresh script for Blade. THR mentions that Mahershala Ali was personally involved in selecting Starrbury, who earned an Emmy nomination for his work on the Ava DuVernay miniseries When They See Us.
Prior to the overhaul, Blade featured a cast that also included Delroy Lindo, Aaron Pierre and Milan Ray. It’s unclear if the actors are still attached to the project now that things are starting from scratch.
Blade is expected to head into production sometime in 2023, with the production based in Atlanta, Georgia. The film is currently slated to hit theaters on September 6, 2024.
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter