At Comic-Con, Marvel president reveals Mahershala Ali as “Blade”

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two-time Academy Award-winner Mahershala Ali will be Marvel’s new “Blade.”

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige closed out an epic presentation Saturday at Comic-Con with the news.

Ali joined his fellow Marvel Cinematic Universe stars on stage and simply put on a black baseball hat that had the word “Blade.”

No other details, including a release date or director, were announced.

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