Marvel’s upcoming Blade reboot has added Aaron Pierre (M. Night Shyamalan’s Old) in an undisclosed role. Pierre will star opposite previously cast Mahershala Ali who will play the iconic vampire hunter. Delroy Lindo (The Harder They Fall, Da 5 Bloods) also stars.
Bassam Tariq, best known for directing Mogul Mowgli which starred Academy Award nominee Riz Ahmed, will direct Blade.
Stacy Osei-Kuffour will write the script and Marvel Studios CEO Kevin Feige is producing.
Pierre is known for his recurring role in The Underground Railroad and starred in M. Night Shyamalan’s recent horror-thriller Old. Pierre has also been cast in the voice role of Mufasa in Disney’s Lion King prequel film.
A release date for Marvel’s Blade has not been announced yet.