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The internet couldn’t be happier for Delroy Lindo to join the MCU

November 20, 2021

Almost two and a half years after Mahershala Ali was called on stage to end the franchise’s Comic-Con panel in San Diego with a bang to deliver an unexpected surprise, the Blade from the Marvel Cinematic Universe. reboot eventually hired its first actor aside from the lead man, with Delroy Lindo in final talks to get on the project.

The veteran actor has worked solidly for nearly 50 years, appearing in a number of acclaimed film and TV projects during this time, but he’s in the midst of a well-deserved resurgence after a recent pair of acclaimed performances in Netflix duo Da 5 Bloods and The Harder They Fall.