Wesley Snipes Finally Talks About His Scrapped 1990s Black Panther Movie

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Wesley Snipes Finally Talks About His Scrapped 1990s Black Panther Movie
Long before Black Panther became a pop culture phenomenon, thanks to Marvel's 2018 box office smash, Wesley Snipes wanted to adapt the Marvel Comics character for the big screen. The man who went on to play Blade was actively developing a movie adaptation in the 90s, which came to light last year. Now, Snipes has opened up a bit about what he would have done.

Wesley Snipes is currently promoting his latest movie, Dolemite Is My Name. During a recent interview, he was asked about what it meant to him to play Blade at a time before superhero movies were all the rage in Hollywood. That was when Snipes decided to remind us that he played the Daywalker because he couldn't play T'Challa. Here's what he had to say.

"I had the rights to Black Panther maybe four or five years before the Blade project came around. When Blade came around,
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