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Marvel's 'Blade' Finds New 'Lovecraft's Country' Director Helmer Jan de Manger

Marvel Studios’ Blade Yes Unsheathed again, this time with a whole new creative team.

Yann Demange, who directed the pilot episode of the HBO horror series Lovecraft Country , has taken the helm A vampire action thriller that still stars

Mahershala Ali as .

Meanwhile, Michael Starrbury is nominated for an Emmy for writing Ava DuVernay’s episode, When They See Us, has been hired to write a brand new script for this functionality.

After the new team got the project back on track lost its original director in September , Bassam Tariq (Mogul Mowgli). The parting was due to creative differences and happened abruptly while the project was in pre-production and about to begin production in Atlanta in November.

Instead of interfering with another director on something clearly in need of an overhaul, Marvel hit pause Dig deep under the hood. That meant rewriting the first page of the project, which was laborious at the screenwriting stage. According to sources, Ali was personally involved in the selection of the screenwriter.

Details are still being kept under wraps, but sources say the new intent is to make Blade’s tone dark and gritty, falling on the edgy side of Marvel fare, even Possibly find the same shade of the fondly remembered Blade movie made earlier in the

s by New Line.

The plan will be put into operation in Atlanta at 10, maintain Blade’s release date is set for September 6th, 2024

Blade by writer Marv Wolfman and artist Gene Colan for 71’s Tomb of Dracula Number . He is a half-mortal, half-immortal man who hunts vampires to avenge his mother, who was killed by them while giving birth to him. Wesley Snipes previously played the role in the New Line trilogy.

Demange is a French-born, London-raised director who started out in TV and then went on to make thrillers ‘1973 and White Boy Rick. His work on Lovecraft Country set a dark and brooding tone for the series, which tackled racial themes as well as various horror scares, while also giving the stars Provided a platform Jonathan Majors and Jurnee Smollett propelled the trampoline to stardom. He is currently filming a series of David Cronenberg’s groundbreaking horror film Scanners for HBO, in which He will direct and execute the product. He is represented by CAA and Goodman Genow.

Starrbury who wrote the youth drama The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

, has The Come Up is in pre-production starring Lil Rel Howery. He is represented by CAA, Circle of Confusion and attorney Sue Rogers.



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