Actor Aaron Pierre departs Marvel’s upcoming ‘Blade’ series

Mar18,2024


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Aaron Pierre Photo Credit: Vittorio Zunino Celotto

arrival of marvel blade According to reports, the series has suffered another blow as Aaron Pierre, who was initially cast in a role, has parted ways with the project. Diversity,

The announcement came directly from Pierre during the 55th NAACP Image Awards, where he confirmed his departure from the project. “In the beginning, there were talks,” said Pierre, who was involved in the discussion about his role in the beginning. As the project evolved, I was no longer a part of it – attached.”

Pierre was set to join the cast alongside Mahershala Ali, who is playing the iconic vampire hunter originally brought to life by Wesley Snipes. Although Pierre's role was not officially revealed, reports indicate that he was selected for the role after an extensive casting process.

Pierre's departure adds yet another detail to an already tumultuous development journey blade series. With a revolving door of directors and writers, including recent changes with the exit of director Bassam Tariq and writer Stacey Osei-Kuffour, the project has seen its fair share of challenges since July 2021.

Despite this setback, Pierre remains optimistic about his future endeavors, citing his involvement in projects such as rebel ridge with Jeremy Saulnier and The Lion King Prequel with Barry Jenkins. Both the projects are scheduled to release this year.

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