Well, this one we didn’t expect! As the Marvel Studios Hall H panel was slowly wrapping up, Kevin Feige brought out one last surprise: Mahershala Ali as the new Blade in an upcoming solo film.
— Dusty-bun @ #SDCC (@DustinMSandoval) July 21, 2019
No word yet on how this fits into an increasingly epic MCU but damn, does it have us hyped. Blade is the Oscar-winner’s third Marvel role with the first one being Cottonmouth in the Luke Cage series and Prowler in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.