Newswire: Kevin Feige puts a stake through the heart of those Blade reboot rumors

We recently reported that the producers of the Underworld films had invited Marvel’s Blade over for 90 minutes of daywalking, vampire-slaying fun. Marvel demurred, essentially apologizing that Blade would have loved to come over, but he already busy on his own project. And that exchange added speculation to the ongoing rumors of Blade‘s return.

But speaking to The Playlist, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige confirmed the conversation with Underworld producers, while negating hopes that Snipes or anybody else would be playing Blade anytime soon:

They did ask a long time ago and I think our answer was, ‘No, we’ll do something with Blade at some point.’ That’s still the answer. We still think he’s a great character. He’s a really fun character. We think this movie going into a different side of the universe would have the potential to have him pop up, but …

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