By Geoff Borgonia October 1, 2022
Due to apparent delays with the development and production, Blade director has exited the project which is now looking at rewrites.
Rumors have surfaced that star Mahershala Ali and the studio are not completely satisfied with the most recent script.
Marvel confirmed that director Bassam Tariq did indeed drop from the Blade film. His departure is due to changes in the production schedule.
The current Blade script is rumored to be set in the 1920s, which is closer to his comic book origins.
However, the current Blade script is apparently only 90 pages long, with only 2 major action scenes.
The Marvel Cinematic Universe reboot of Blade is targeting a theatrical release date of November 23, 2023.