Will there ever be a better Blade then Wesley?

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#1 Edited by jojjimbo (2642 posts) - - Show Bio

I was thinking... If Marvel ever decide to reboot the Blade franchise, who do you think they should cast as Blade? also, do you believe that Wesley Snipes has ruined Blade for future actors? because in my mind Wesley Snipes was the epitome of Blade. what are your thoughts.

P.S. should Blade be British(like in the comics) or American?

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#2 Posted by JediXMan (40086 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't think of one off the top of my head, but it's possible.

I hope Marvel reboots it... as long as they maintain the R rating. Just like how a Ghost Rider movie should be R.

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#3 Posted by DarklyDreamingDeadpool (174 posts) - - Show Bio

if they reboot it, it can't be as good as the first two movies were. they would turn everything in bloodless twilight bullshit instead of r rated.

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#4 Posted by ssejllenrad (13111 posts) - - Show Bio

Michael J White could pull it off if he is picked. But to be honest, I'd rather see him as BP.

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#5 Posted by God_Spawn (41494 posts) - - Show Bio

Ving Rhames.

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#6 Posted by jojjimbo (2642 posts) - - Show Bio

@jedixman said:

I can't think of one off the top of my head, but it's possible.

I hope Marvel reboots it... as long as they maintain the R rating. Just like how a Ghost Rider movie should be R.

I agree, Blade should be R rated.

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#7 Posted by JediXMan (40086 posts) - - Show Bio

@god_spawn:

I hate that version of Blade. I couldn't stand how he looked.

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#8 Posted by Dragonborn_CT (26312 posts) - - Show Bio

if they reboot it, it can't be as good as the first two movies were. they would turn everything in bloodless twilight bullshit instead of r rated.

What makes you think they will do that? Do you think they are really that suicidal?

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#9 Posted by MonsterStomp (34911 posts) - - Show Bio

Michael Jai White could do it no doubt.

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#10 Posted by God_Spawn (41494 posts) - - Show Bio

@jedixman: To be honest, I think Blade has had a lot of pretty bad character designs. I like the one I referenced, but they just need to make him bald instead of the double mohawk.

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#11 Edited by DarklyDreamingDeadpool (174 posts) - - Show Bio

@dragonborn_ct: yes i do. look at all the marvel movies and comics recently, they are bloodless and made for family entertainment, not for us grown up comic readers. just look at the cover for age of ultron, where wolvi stabs wolvie, no blood at all at the blades, for example.

and besides, look at dredd, it was a perfect cbm, it was true to it roots an very violent. marvel/disney would never take such a risk. they will make blade a family friendly, one liner shouting kiddy actionhero.

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#12 Posted by Dragonborn_CT (26312 posts) - - Show Bio

@darklydreamingdeadpool: It doesn't necessarily needs to be developed under Disney. The Marvel Knights studio is there for a R-Rated movie as Punisher War Zone happily and (bloodily) shows.

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#13 Edited by DarklyDreamingDeadpool (174 posts) - - Show Bio

@dragonborn_ct: yes it did and war zone was one hell of a movie. stevenson was the perfect ennis-punisher and the movie kept the spirit and over the top violence of the comics perfectly, but it wasn't a success, unfortunenatly.

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#14 Posted by Dragonborn_CT (26312 posts) - - Show Bio

@darklydreamingdeadpool: The sad truth is you don't get as much money with a R-rated movie than you would with PG-13. Even so Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance was developed by the same studio, I am not sure if that movie would have been better if it was R-Rated either...

Michael Jai White could do it no doubt.

I definetely agree with this.

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#15 Posted by DarklyDreamingDeadpool (174 posts) - - Show Bio

@dragonborn_ct: ugh, i doubt that spirit of vengeance could have been a succes at all. this movie was alomst as bad as iron man 3...... i really liked the first part (i know it wasn't a sequel), but spirit of vengeance was really disappointiong. though it had it's moments.

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#16 Posted by DwightSpitz (594 posts) - - Show Bio

Hell no, Wesley IS Blade.

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#17 Posted by frogdog (5551 posts) - - Show Bio

Ving Rhames.

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Why does blade look Hispanic in the second picture?

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#18 Posted by DeathpooltheT1000 (18984 posts) - - Show Bio

There is rumors that Marvel wants him to keep playing Blade.

Besides Blade changed to fit him in the comics.

Also R Rating System is bullcrap, movie quallity has nothing to do with rating system.

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#19 Posted by OmgOmgWtfWtf (7475 posts) - - Show Bio

There is rumors that Marvel wants him to keep playing Blade.

Besides Blade changed to fit him in the comics.

Also R Rating System is bullcrap, movie quallity has nothing to do with rating system.

Movie quality can be impeded by rating system. Most movies try to get the pg-13 rating so all the teenagers can go watch. Just look at all the horror movies that suck because they can't scare people with pg-13 rating or the action movies that could have been great if there was more violence and nudity.

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#20 Posted by Joygirl (21036 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't think so. Wesley was perfect.

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#21 Posted by King Saturn (221598 posts) - - Show Bio

I would like to see Wesley Snipes in Blade 4 if Possible...

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#22 Edited by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio

Yes.

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#24 Edited by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio

@mrdecepticonleader: I have no idea, I'm just playing the odds. I know a lot of people who thought Edward Norton was the best Banner, then Ruffalo came along and surprised a lot of people.

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#25 Posted by mrdecepticonleader (19685 posts) - - Show Bio

@xanni15 said:

@mrdecepticonleader: I have no idea, I'm just playing the odds. I know a lot of people who thought Edward Norton was the best Banner, then Ruffalo came along and surprised a lot of people.

uh huh

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#26 Posted by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio
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#27 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45774 posts) - - Show Bio

Any black English actor could do the job better than Wes

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#28 Posted by Xanni15 (6791 posts) - - Show Bio

@monsterstomp said:

Michael Jai White could do it no doubt.

He was awesome in Mortal Kombat: Legacy

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#29 Posted by Dragonborn_CT (26312 posts) - - Show Bio

@deathpoolthet1000 said:

There is rumors that Marvel wants him to keep playing Blade.

Besides Blade changed to fit him in the comics.

Also R Rating System is bullcrap, movie quallity has nothing to do with rating system.

Movie quality can be impeded by rating system. Most movies try to get the pg-13 rating so all the teenagers can go watch. Just look at all the horror movies that suck because they can't scare people with pg-13 rating or the action movies that could have been great if there was more violence and nudity.

That is not always the case. A R Rated movie that doesn't hold back anything can still be a piece of crap, case in point A Good Day to Die Hard specially after so much sh*t people gave about Die Hard 4.0 being PG-13, they took mostly everything back when the fifth movie came around.

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#30 Posted by jojjimbo (2642 posts) - - Show Bio

Hell no, Wesley IS Blade.

Agreed Wesley was perfect as Blade, filling his shoes will be a tough job imo.

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#31 Edited by DeathpooltheT1000 (18984 posts) - - Show Bio

@omgomgwtfwtf: Gore and stuff dont mean horror, also the thing you talked is totally lack of talent and imagination, movies today is about watching everything, like if we where watching porn, not bulding enviroment, many of the best horror movies are made base on this.

That was why J Horror got so damn popular some years ago and American Remakes failed.

One Missed Call being the biggest failure in doing this.

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#32 Posted by OmgOmgWtfWtf (7475 posts) - - Show Bio

@omgomgwtfwtf: Gore and stuff dont mean horror, also the thing you talked is totally lack of talent and imagination, movies today is about watching everything, like if we where watching porn, not bulding enviroment, many of the best horror movies are made base on this.

That was why J Horror got so damn popular some years ago and American Remakes failed.

One Missed Call being the biggest failure in doing this.

I never said gore and stuff made horror movies. I never even mentioned it in my post. My point was that many movies get heavily edited because they want to be able to reach that pg-13 rating and thus reach every audience age possible. A movie doesn't need to be rated R to be good, but there are some movies out there that would have been better if they were.

As for Japanese and Korean horror movies, they are good because they know how to scare people, irregardless of rating. But many of those same horror movies would have been R-rated in American Cinema anyways.

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#33 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45774 posts) - - Show Bio

The Blade films are good but they aren't Blade films, there Wesley Snipes killing vampire films

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#34 Edited by DeathpooltheT1000 (18984 posts) - - Show Bio

@omgomgwtfwtf: Some would be, but Blade and Superheroes are not in that list, Deadpool and Blade would work well in PG 13 if the director know how to make jokes and move in the holes.

Also i saw Die Hard 4 and 5 Pg13 cut and R Rated one, both of them sucked.

Also some of the J Horror movie got pg 13 rating, besides the rating system is biased in favor of american movies, high budget and some directors.

There is smart ways to dodge censorship, saddly people often ignores learning this tricks or getting in the system holes, in the past many directors move in the holes.

The Joker magic trick was pg13 because Nolan dodge showing you blood, you saw a guy being killed in front of the camera and was pg13 because he move in the holes as muchs as he can.

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#35 Edited by Sovereign91001 (7455 posts) - - Show Bio

@joygirl said:

I don't think so. Wesley was perfect.

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#36 Posted by OmgOmgWtfWtf (7475 posts) - - Show Bio

@deathpoolthet1000:

The good Japanese and Korean horrors were straight up rated R. I collect many of them and they could not even remotely pass off as pg-13.

For example:

A Tale of Two Sisters

One Missed Call

The Eye

The Audition

Ju-on

Ringu

I agree with you that superhero movies don't need to be rated R. But some movies are just better off as rated R :D

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#37 Posted by frogdog (5551 posts) - - Show Bio

Any black English actor could do the job better than Wes

idris elba as blade?

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#38 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45774 posts) - - Show Bio

@frogdog said:

@jonny_anonymous said:

Any black English actor could do the job better than Wes

idris elba as blade?

I could dig it but I would love to see Chiwetel Ejiofor

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#39 Posted by AllStarSuperman (40126 posts) - - Show Bio

Zac efron! Hey if perry white is black, then blade can be white!

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#40 Posted by Oscuro (1189 posts) - - Show Bio

Snipes was a perfect casting choice for the Blade films. I dont know of any black martial artists who have the acting skills besides MJW. I'd prefer someone who has the fighting skills and athleticism to take the role if Snipes doesnt return to it. Blade is portrayed as more stoic in the films anyway

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#41 Posted by jojjimbo (2642 posts) - - Show Bio

@frogdog said:

@jonny_anonymous said:

Any black English actor could do the job better than Wes

idris elba as blade?

I could dig it but I would love to see Chiwetel Ejiofor

I don't think Chiwetel Ejiofor has the right physique for the role, great actor though.

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#42 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45774 posts) - - Show Bio

@jojjimbo said:

@jonny_anonymous said:

@frogdog said:

@jonny_anonymous said:

Any black English actor could do the job better than Wes

idris elba as blade?

I could dig it but I would love to see Chiwetel Ejiofor

I don't think Chiwetel Ejiofor has the right physique for the role, great actor though.

well any good actor should be able to bulk up

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#43 Posted by russellmania77 (17602 posts) - - Show Bio

birdman from young money

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#44 Posted by SpideyIvyDaredevilFan26 (7187 posts) - - Show Bio

@jedixman said:

I hope Marvel reboots it... as long as they maintain the R rating. Just like how a Ghost Rider movie should be R.

Who cares about the rating? It could be an awesome movie at PG-13.

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#45 Posted by jojjimbo (2642 posts) - - Show Bio

@jojjimbo said:

@jonny_anonymous said:

@frogdog said:

@jonny_anonymous said:

Any black English actor could do the job better than Wes

idris elba as blade?

I could dig it but I would love to see Chiwetel Ejiofor

I don't think Chiwetel Ejiofor has the right physique for the role, great actor though.

well any good actor should be able to bulk up

Good point.

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#47 Edited by Pfcoolio14 (1344 posts) - - Show Bio
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No

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#48 Posted by deaditegonzo (4168 posts) - - Show Bio
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Terry Crews could be used for the version posted above. And the guy is built like a Super Hero already. Id like him as several heroes, including one of my favourites, Steel.

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#49 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (45774 posts) - - Show Bio

Man, why is everybody casting Americans? Blade is English.

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#50 Posted by jojjimbo (2642 posts) - - Show Bio

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Terry Crews could be used for the version posted above. And the guy is built like a Super Hero already. Id like him as several heroes, including one of my favourites, Steel.

I think Terry Chew would make a perfect Luke Cage, don't you think?

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