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.

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  • 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.