‘Blade’ Reboot Release Bumped Back Nine More Months

by Thomas Tuna

If this keeps up, the Daywalker is gonna get mad.

Stop us if you’ve heard this before: the release of the Marvel Studios remake of the 1998 Wesley Snipes-led Blade has been delayed. If you recall (and you’re forgiven if you’ve lost track of this timeline), this Blade had been slated for a Sept. 6, 2024 release date, then a Feb. 14, 2025 window…and now the feature is (keep your fingers crossed) scheduled to hit the big screen Nov. 7, 2025.

The film–directed by Yann Demange from a screenplay by Nic Pizzolatto–stars Mahershala Ali in the titular role, Mia Goth, Delroy Lindo, Aaron Pierre and Milan Ray.

Demange recently revealed that his movie received an R rating, which he called “important. I’m excited to show the ruthlessness and roughness that Mahershala has–that allows him to walk the Earth in a particular way. There’s a ferocity there that he usually keeps under the surface. I want to unleash that and put it on the screen.”

In the much-delayed remake, Eric Cross (aka Blade)–a half-human, half-vampire hybrid–reportedly will continue his crusade “to rid the world of vampires like the one who killed his mother.”

The Marvel Comics Blade character–brought to life by the writer-artist team of Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan–debuted in the award-winning The Tomb of Dracula No. 10 way back in 1973.

Keep reading Horror News Network for the next update on this troubled Blade reboot.


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