Wesley Snipes talks Blade revival and teaming up with the Avengers

Rumours of a new Blade movie refuse to die, with Wesley Snipes continuing to tease the possibility of a return to the famous leather trenchcoat. The star recently gave an update on the project to Huffington Post, revealing that conversations “have been good” and that the ball is currently in Marvel’s court.

"There’s always a possibility, you know," says Snipes. "It’s in Marvel’s hands. They’re controlling the pace and the flow with that. Conversations have been good. They see the value in it. We see the value in it. I’m still in shape enough and fit enough to handle the role. We’ll see how it goes. I don’t really know what’s going to happen to it yet."

It was also suggested that Blade might eventually team up with the Avengers, a prospect that Snipes was understandably keen on. “That would be interesting,” says the star. “I mean, I know it’s in the comic book. It would be interesting to see where they would place him and where he really would fit in. He’s got to bite somebody. I don’t know who he’s going to bite.” Blade vs. Hulk, anyone? It could happen…