Rumors of a Marvel Halloween particular on Disney Plus had been floating across the web for months earlier than the studio introduced Werewolf By Night at D23 Expo on Saturday. Prior to the announcement, hypothesis about who could be in it was working rampant. There had been even rumors that Blade would make his MCU debut in Werewolf By Night.
According to a brand new report, that may not be the case attributable to scheduling conflicts.
On a latest episode of The Weekly Planet podcast, the hosts Nick Mason and James Clement claimed that Mahershala Ali was initially set to be in Marvel’s first “Special Presentation” on Disney Plus. Unfortunately, he couldn’t match the shoot into his schedule.
“Blade was originally set to debut in the Halloween special, but was cut due to scheduling conflicts,” Clement defined. “Monster hunter? Goes to a monster house? Makes sense, love that. It’s not happening, apparently.”
A supply additionally alleged that the particular will solely be half-hour lengthy as an alternative of an hour.
The star of Werewolf By Night, Gael García Bernal, reportedly hated the costume a lot that they couldn’t movie the entire script. This is pretty arduous to imagine, however Marvel has but to substantiate a runtime. Thankfully, we gained’t have to attend lengthy to seek out out. The particular hits Disney Plus on October 7. If you haven’t seen the trailer but, you may watch it beneath:
As for Blade, Marvel is lastly planning to begin manufacturing on the film this fall. Back at San Diego Comic-Con in July, Marvel introduced that Blade will hit theaters on November 3, 2023, proper after The Marvels in the course of Phase 5.