In a surprising announcement, Marvel Studios has revealed that actress Mia Goth will be joining the cast of their upcoming film, “Blade.” The film, which will feature Mahershala Ali in the titular role, has been highly anticipated by fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe and the original comic book series.
Goth, who is best known for her work in indie films such as “A Cure for Wellness” and “Emma,” is set to play a mysterious new character in the “Blade” universe. While details of her role are being kept under wraps, many fans speculate that she may be playing a villain or a love interest for Ali’s Blade.
The casting news was announced by Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige, who said, “We’re thrilled to have Mia join the Marvel family. She is an incredibly talented actress, and we can’t wait for fans to see what she brings to the world of ‘Blade.'”
Goth’s addition to the cast surprises many, as she is not typically known for appearing in blockbuster films. However, her previous work in genre films and her ability to deliver strong, nuanced performances make her an exciting addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
“Blade” is a reboot of the popular Marvel Comics character, who was previously portrayed on screen by Wesley Snipes in the trilogy of films in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The new film will reportedly be darker and more violent than previous iterations and will be part of Marvel’s Phase Five slate of films.
Ali, who won an Academy Award for his performance in “Moonlight,” was announced as the new Blade at the 2019 San Diego Comic-Con. The actor is a longtime fan of the character and reportedly approached Marvel Studios about the role.
Since the announcement, fans have eagerly anticipated any news about the project. Adding Goth to the cast only adds to the excitement as fans speculate about her role and how she will fit into the larger Marvel Cinematic Universe.
“Blade” is set to be directed by Bassam Tariq, best known for his work on the critically acclaimed indie film “Mogul Mowgli.” The film is in pre-production, with filming expected to begin later this year.
Adding Goth to the cast is the latest series of high-profile casting announcements from Marvel Studios. The studio is currently working on several highly anticipated projects, including “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,” “Thor: Love and Thunder,” and “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.”
While the details of Goth’s role in “Blade” are being kept secret, fans are already speculating about what her character may bring to the film. With Ali’s Blade set to debut in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, there is a lot of excitement surrounding the project, and the addition of Goth only adds to the anticipation.
As the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand, it’s clear that the studio is committed to bringing talented actors and filmmakers to help bring these beloved characters to life. With a talented cast and crew, “Blade” is shaping up to be one the most exciting projects on Marvel’s slate, and fans can’t wait to see what the future holds for the character and his world.