Stacy Osei-Kuffour Will Pen Marvel’s Blade


Blade has found its writer as Stacy Osei-Kuffour has been tapped to pen the Marvel Studios film.

Stacy Osei-Kuffour is a playwright and was the story editor and writer on HBO’s Watchmen. She’s the first Black woman to write a Marvel movie. The film has Oscar winner Mahershala Ali attached to star.

Osei-Kuffour was the story editor on the television series Hunters, executive story editor on Run, and wrote the script for the television film Binti which has been announced.

The studio has reportedly spent six months meeting with writers for the film.

Blade was created by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan and first appeared in Tomb of Dracula #10 in 1973. The character appeared in a trilogy of films with Wesley Snipes in the role. The first film was released in 1998.

(via The Hollywood Reporter)