Mahershala Ali on debuting as Blade in ‘Eternals’: “It was terrifying”

Andrea Zamora

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The actor, who will play the famous vampire hunter in the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has spoken about what it meant for him to make a cameo in the second post-credits scene of the film directed by ChloƩ Zhao.

The future of Marvel Cinematic Universe is full of new characters and Eternals you’ve already introduced a handful of them. We are not referring only to eternal, the group of superhumans created by the Celestials to protect the Earth from the deviants. The ChloĆ© Zhao-directed film also marks Kit Harington’s debut as Dane Whitman, who in the comics is Black knight. In the second post-credit scene of the film, in addition, the voice of Eric Brooks/Blade.

Mahershala Ali is in charge of bringing the famous vampire slayer to life. His signing was announced in the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con and also Blade, a solo film about the character as part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The actor has now talked about what it took to shoot his cameo for Eternals and the fear that gave him to present his character only through his voice.

“It was very cool to be able to do that,” begins in Empire. “It was terrifying. Because, you know, you’re talking before you shoot it. I’m very particular about my decisions, like most actors, so having to make some decisions – even with a sentence, vocally – so early, brought some anxiety. And that made the job real. It’s like, ‘Okay, this is happening now.’ And that’s exciting. “

For now, the movie Blade He has only found his director. Bassam Tariq will be behind the scenes to bring the story of Eric Brooks to the big screen. One of the director’s best-known titles is Mogul Mowgli, with Riz Ahmed in its cast. Blade It does not yet have a confirmed release date.

Children of Midnight, the superhero team that could explain the connection of the second post-credit scene

Dane Whitman may be one of the characters to appear in Blade considering his connection to the vampire hunter in the second post-credit scene of Eternals. We have already told you how this union could be explained through Children of Midnight, a group of supernatural superheroes that appears in the comics and includes Moon Knight and Doctor Strange.

While you wait for news about the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, do not miss our interview with the protagonists of Eternals that you will find on these lines. The film, with Angelina Jolie, Salma Hayek, Gemma Chan and Richard Madden in its cast, has been raised more than $ 281 million all over the world.

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