Bassam Tariq Reportedly in Talks to Direct Marvel’s “Blade”

The Marvel creative family just continues to grow. Marvel Studios is reportedly in talks with Bassam Tariq to direct their upcoming Blade film, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Photo credit: Yahoo

Photo credit: Yahoo

  • Tariq is reportedly in early talks to direct the Marvel’s Blade film, which was announced back in 2019.
  • Tariq is best known for directing the rap drama Mogul Mowgli, which he also co-wrote with Riz Ahmed.
  • Marvel has not yet commented on the reported talks with the director.

More on Blade:

  • Marvel announced the upcoming Blade film back in 2019 during San Diego Comic Con.
  • Blade follows Marvel’s vampire hunter with a tendency for violence and no tolerance for those who stalk the night.
  • The film will star Mahershala Ali, who won an Oscar for his performance in the film Green Book and appeared in the Marvel Netflix series Luke Cage.
  • Stacy Osei-Kuffour, best known for her  has now been tapped to pen the script for the film.
  • There is currently no timeline in place for Marvel’s Blade.