• Bassam Tariq Is Marvel's Lead Choice to Direct MCU Blade Movie

    7 days ago - By Coming Soon

    Marvel Studios has found its director for its upcoming Blade movie, tapping Bassam Tariq to helm the picture, according to a recent report from Deadline .
    RELATED: Marvel Studios' Blade Pushed Back, Will Start Filming in 2022
    Tariq, perhaps best known for his work on the film Mogul Mowgli , is officially in talks to direct the upcoming adaptation of the popular Marvel comic book. Stacy Osei-Kuffour is on board to write the script for the film starring the vampire hunter, with Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige attached as producer, as per usual.
    The search for a director for the highly...
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  • Bassam Tariq In Talks To Direct Marvel Studios' Blade Reboot Film

    7 days ago - By Super Hero Hype

    Bassam Tariq In Talks To Direct Marvel Studios' Blade Reboot Film
    It's been two years since Marvel Studios announced a Blade reboot with Mahershala Ali in the title role. However, a director has finally been chosen. According to Deadline , Bassam Tariq is Marvel's choice to helm Blade. But the report also states that Tariq's deal to direct the reboot hasn't closed yet.
    Tariq is best known for directing Mogul Mowgli , which featured Riz Ahmed in the leading role. Deadline's report states that Ali, Kevin Feige, and other Marvel executives have been meeting potential directors since last...
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  • Bassam Tariq in Early Talks to Direct ‘Blade' for Marvel Studios

    7 days ago - By The Wrap

    Bassam Tariq, best known for directing Riz Ahmed in “Mogul Mowgli,” is in early talks to direct “Blade” for Marvel Studios, according to an individual with knowledge of the project.
    Tariq is the fourth person of color to direct a Marvel movie, joining Ryan Coogler, Chloe Zhao and Nia DaCosta.
    Playwright Stacy Osei-Kuffour, who was a story editor and writer on HBO's “Watchmen,” will write the script for “Blade” that reboots Marvel's vampire-hunting hero.
    Oscar winner Mahershala Ali is attached to star as the titular character. The franchise previously starred Wesley Snipes, who portrayed...
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  • Marvel's Blade Reboot Has Found Its Director?The upcoming

    7 days ago - By Movie Web

    Marvel's Blade Reboot Has Found Its Director? The upcoming ‘Blade' reboot with Mahershala Ali starring for Marvel Studios has a director in its sights.
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  • Marvel's Blade Reboot Has Found Its Director?

    Marvel's Blade Reboot Has Found Its Director?

    7 days ago - By Movie Web

    The upcoming 'Blade' reboot with Mahershala Ali starring for Marvel Studios has a director in its sights.
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  • Marvel's ‘Blade' Reboot Finds Its Director in Bassam Tariq

    Marvel's ‘Blade' Reboot Finds Its Director in Bassam Tariq

    7 days ago - By Slash Film

    The Blade reboot set to star Mahershala Ali as the ass-kicking Daywalker himself has found a director. Bassam Tariq , who helmed the upcoming Riz Ahmed film Mogul Mowgli , is in talks to take on the Marvel movie. Stacy Osei-Kuffour is penning the script, which will resurrect the half-human/half-vampire Blade within the continuity of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
    Deadline has the scoop that Bassam Tariq is likely to direct Blade. Per their report, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige and star Mahershala Ali “have been meeting with dozenof candidates going all the way back to the fall, at...
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  • ‘Blade': ‘Mogul Mowgli' Helmer Bassam Tariq Is Marvel's Choice To Direct New Film Starring Mahershala Ali As Iconic Vampire Hunter

    7 days ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE: After a thorough search that involved months of meeting a slew of talent, Marvel's new Blade movie has found its director. While a deal is not yet done, sources tell Deadline that Bassam Tariq, best known for directing the Riz Ahmed film Mogul Mowgli, is in talks to helm the the new adaptation of the...
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