News Wesley Snipes Congratulates Mahershala Ali on Being Cast as the Daywalker in Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Published 10 months ago on July 23, 2019 By Nick Bond Share Tweet As announced at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con this past weekend, American actor and rapper Mahershala Ali (Green Book) will play the daywalker in Marvel Studios‘ new Blade movie. Recently, original star Wesley Snipes had very nice things to say about the casting. RELATED: MAHERSHALA ALI SET TO STAR AS ‘BLADE’ IN BRAND NEW MARVEL MOVIE During an interview with ComicBook, Snipes had nothing but positive words to say about Ali taking over the role of the Daywalker in Marvel’s Blade. “To all the DAYWALKERS losing their minds right now, chillaaxx,” Snipes said in a statement issued to the site. “Although the news comes as a surprise, it’s ALL GOOD. Such is the ‘business’ of ‘entertainment!’ Much peace to the MCU crew – always a fan. Honor and respect to the grandmaster Stan. Congratulations and Salaam to Mahershala Ali, a beautiful and talented artist whose expressions I look forward to experiencing for many years to come. Inshallah, we will someday work together. Most importantly to my loyal fans, the incredible outpouring of love is overwhelming. I am grateful for the never-ending support. So, ‘nah fret nah worry, it’s not de end of de story.’ Welcome to the Daywalker Klique.” We will do our best to keep you informed on the new Blade movie as things progress at Marvel. You can let us know what you think of Ali replacing Snipes as the daywalker in our comments section. Related Topics:BladeMahershala AliMarvelWesley Snipes Up Next New ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’ Trailer Awakens the Jangly Man Don't Miss Adult Losers’ Club Reunite in Three New Images from ‘IT: Chapter Two’ Advertisement You may like SDCC 2019 Announcement: Mahershala Ali to Star as ‘Blade’ in New Marvel Movie Explosive New Trailer for ‘Venom’ Unleashes Eddie Brock’s Inner Beast Wesley Snipes Responds to ‘The Dark Tower’ Star Idris Elba as Potential New ‘Blade’ Troubled Zombie Film ‘Gallowwalkers’ Gets a UK TV Premiere Date Wesley Snipes Will Do Battle With Aliens In ‘The Recall’ Wesley Snipes Talks On Twitter About The Possibility Of ‘Blade 4’ Comments Advertisement Facebook Featured Trailer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7UoSqJFMS-A&t=20s Advertisement Latest Popular Videos News23 hours ago Sienna Prepares for a Halloween Showdown With Art the Clown in Two New Images from ‘Terrifier 2’ News2 days ago Ryan Gosling in Talks to Star as the ‘Wolfman’ in Universal Reboot Blu-Ray & DVD4 days ago Nucleus Films Releasing ‘Death Ship’ Extended Special Edition Blu-Ray in the UK This July Editorials5 days ago Bruce Markusen Looks Back at Six Horror Films from (1980) News7 days ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Director Teases Seriously Violent Michael Myers Murder Scene News3 weeks ago New Details Revealed on ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ Reboot News7 days ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Director Teases Seriously Violent Michael Myers Murder Scene News3 weeks ago ‘Halloween’ Watch Party With Jamie Lee Curtis and More Taking Place This Saturday Music2 weeks ago ‘Halloween Kills’ Update: David Gordon Green Provides More Details During Twitter Watch Party News4 weeks ago Another Official Still from ‘Terrifier 2’ Shows a Bloody Art the Clown Videos4 weeks ago [Video] Watch Tommy Lee Wallace Convert a Captain Kirk Mask into Michael Myers! News2 months ago [Video] Greg Nicotero Teases Giant Spider for “Creepshow” Season Two News2 months ago [Trailer] ‘Gremlins’ Star Zach Galligan Takes on Dolls, Clowns and Leprechauns in ‘Evil Little Things’ News3 months ago [Video] New Footage from the Set of ‘Halloween Kills’ Shows Michael Myers Walking the Streets News3 months ago [Trailer] Nia DaCosta and Jordan Peele’s ‘Candyman’ Dares You to Repeat His Name Five Times Trending Editorials4 years ago The Many Different Michael Myers Masks Used In Halloween: H20 News3 years ago Todd McFarlane Makes An Announcement on His ‘Spawn’ Script News3 years ago Photo of Doug Bradley Back in Pinhead Makeup for First Time in 12 Years! Blu-Ray & DVD3 years ago Arrow Video Bringing J.S. Cardone’s 1982 Slasher ‘The Slayer’ to Blu-Ray! News3 years ago George A. Romero to Bring ‘Pint of the Living Dead’ to Ottawa ComicCon News3 years ago Official “Friday the 13th: The Game” Release Date Finally Announced! News3 years ago New Photos From Adam Ripp’s Demonic Horror Flick ‘Devil’s Whisper’ News3 years ago Spike’s “The Mist” New Series Trailer Features Gore and Scares!