I love the fact that Marvel Studios is going to reboot Blade, and it’s made even more exciting by the fact that Blade is going to be played by Academy Award winner, Mahershala Ali, but I would like to see Wesley Snipes in there somehow.
Turns out that it might just happen, as there are now reports that Marvel Studios is indeed looking to bring Wesley Snipes back into the fold, and at the moment he’s up for the role of Dracula in the movie, which I think would be perfect for him.
This report comes from Lords of the Long Box YouTube Channel who are claiming that they’ve been told by insiders that Kevin Feige is very interested in casting Snipes as Dracula in the movie.
“They’re going old school. They are going like Tomb of Dracula #1,” they said in the video.
“First appearance of Dracula in the Marvel Comics.”
Would Wesley Snipes make a good Dracula in the Blade reboot?
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They went on to reveal that Marvel Studios is also looking as casting Giancarlo Esposito, which is why there have been rumours that the Breaking Bad actor could end up playing a Marvel villain.
It had been reported that Esposito was up for the role of Norman Osborn, but those rumours have been debunked, and other outlets have claimed that he’s actually in the running to play Dracula.
That means it could be between Esposito and Snipes of the iconic role. To be honest, I’m not sure I could choose between the two of them.
That said, given Snipes’ incredible performance in the Netflix movie, Dolemite Is My Name, the guy can do absolutely anything.
Who would you like to see play Dracula in the Blade reboot? Snipes or Esposito? Let us know in the comments below.
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