Avengers: Endgame star Chris Pratt can't control his excitement of Mahershala Ali playing Blade

Chris Pratt was ecstatic to know that Mahershala Ali will be playing Blade in the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe). The Avengers: Endgame star also revealed that he is a huge fan of the Blade trilogy (1998-2004) starring Wesley Snipes.
San Diego Comic-Con 2019 saw the unveiling of Mahershala Ali as Blade.San Diego Comic-Con 2019 saw the unveiling of Mahershala Ali as Blade.
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Marvel Studios saw to it that the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) fans have a lot to look forward to in 2020 and 2021 as the Phase 4 lineup was revealed by Kevin Feige. The biggest surprise of the night was when Kevin brought out two-time Oscar winner Mahershala Ali, who then revealed that he was cast as Blade. The Blade trilogy (1998-2004) was a beloved superhero franchise that starred Wesley Snipes as the vampire vigilante. While Blade's release date is not out, we do know that Mahershala is taking the reigns from Mr. Snipes.

In an interview with Variety, Avengers: Endgame star Chris Pratt could not handle his excitement over Mahershala playing Blade in the MCU. "Oh my God, I cannot wait to see Blade. That to me is going to be so sick. I’m a huge fan of the original. Mahershala Ali as Blade, when I heard that I was like 'Oh my God, I’ve got to see that.'" The actor also shared his excitement for the Disney+ shows out of which, he is really looking forward to seeing Anthony Mackie in The Falcon and the Winter Soldier. The Guardians of the Galaxy 3 star also wants to see Scarlett Johansson in Black Widow.

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While speaking to The Hollywood Reporter, Kevin revealed that it was Mahershala who called him up to discuss the role. Feige shared, "When Marhershala calls, you answer."

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