Wesley Snipes Blade Rumored For MCU Return

It's claimed there are plans to bring back the original actor as part of Marvel's Multiverse Saga.

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Marvel fans will be welcoming – the GOAT – Wesley Snipes as Blade to the MCU, according to recent rumors surrounding The Multiverse Saga and Avengers: Secret Wars.

It can be argued the MCU might not be what it is today without the Wesley Snipes Blade movies which were released in the late ’90s and early 2000s.

The film proved that Marvel characters can work on the big screen and happened to feature some great talent with David S. Goyer who would go on to work on the Christopher Nolan Batman Dark Knight movies, Oscar-award winner Guillermo del Toro, Mike DeLuca of Warner Bros., and more.

The three Blade movies would also gross nearly a half a billion dollars, which in today’s dollars is nearly a billion.

Update: Snipes responds to the Deadpool & Wolverine rumor on social media:

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What does the rumor say?

With Kevin Feige developing The Multiverse Saga culminating in Avengers: Secret Wars, according to scooper Daniel RPK, Wesley Snipes as Blade is headed to the MCU.

According to the scooper, Wesley Snipes is set to return as Blade in The Multiverse Saga.

Update: The MyTimeToShineHello Twitter account is now stating Wesley Snipes has agreed to return in Deadpool & Wolverine.

A separate Blade movie is currently in development which will reboot the character in the MCU, played by Mahershala Ali which has a current November 7, 2025 release date. The film has been in development for five years.

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Wesley Snipes in favor of the reboot

Following Mahershala Ali getting announced at as the new Blade at Comic-Con, Wesley Snipes came out in support of the actor, and there have been many rumors Snipes would also be returning, along with Ali.

“To all the DAYWALKERS losing their minds right now, chillaaxx. Although the news comes as a surprise, it’s ALL GOOD. Such is the ‘business’ of ‘entertainment!’ Much peace to the MCU crew – always a fan,” said Snipes at the time. “Honor and respect to the grandmaster Stan. Congratulations and Salaam to Mahershala Ali, a beautiful and talented artist whose expressions I look forward to experiencing for many years to come. Inshallah, we will someday work together. Most importantly to my loyal fans, the incredible outpouring of love is overwhelming. I am grateful for the never-ending support. So, ‘nah fret nah worry, it’s not de end of de story.’ Welcome to the Daywalker Klique.”

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