‘Blade’ Reboot Will Have Award-Winning ‘Black Panther’ Costume Designer
In his Twitter profile, the journalist Will Mavityfrom Next Best Picture, revealed that the award-winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter was hired for the reboot of ‘blade‘, starring Mahershala Ali.
For those who don’t know, Carter already worked with marvel studios in ‘Black Panther‘, which earned him a Oscar for Best Costume Design in 2019.
She has also worked on several high-profile titles such as ‘My Name is Dolemite‘, ‘A Prince in New York 2‘, ‘Marshall: Equality and Justice‘ and in the biopic of ‘Malcolm X‘.
Check out the publication Mavity:
“The winning costume designer Oscar Ruth E. Carter (‘Black Panther’, ‘Amistad’, ‘Malcolm X’) has joined the next film from Marvel, ‘Blade’starring Mahershala Ali.”
Oscar winning costume designer Ruth E. Carter (Black Panther, Amistad, Malcolm X) has joined Marvel’s upcoming “Blade” starring Mahershala Ali
— Will Mavity (@mavericksmovies) August 9, 2022
Remembering that the feature is scheduled to premiere on November 23, 2023.
Check out the official logo:
Just announced in Hall H:
Marvel Studios’ Blade, in theaters November 3, 2023. #SDCC2022 pic.twitter.com/EPEOPT8cH9
— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) July 24, 2022
“As a half-human/half-vampire, Eric Brooks (Ali) has honed his skills to hunt down the undead that have long terrorized humanity. A human-vampire hybrid since his tragic birth, Blade has spent his long trying to rid the world of vampires like the one who killed his mother. Over the years, he has mastered his own style to fight monsters of all kinds.”
Bassam Tariq will be responsible for the direction. The screenplay was written by Stacy Osei-Kuffour (‘Watchmen’).
Milan Ray, Aaron Pierre and Delroy Lindo are also part of the cast.
The reboot is titled ‘Blade: The Vampire Hunter’ and makes direct reference to the first anti-hero comics, created in 1973 by the screenwriter Marv Wolfman and by the illustrator Gene Colan.
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