Wesley Snipes reveals the advice he gave Mahershala Ali to play Blade

Wesley Snipes opens on about the next Blade Movie that will star Mahershala Ali in the role for Marvel.

The 59-year-old actor played Blade in a series of films from 1998 and 2004, and in a recent interview about his conversation with Mahershala take over the part.

Click inside to see what he shared …

In conversation with Yahoo! Movies, Wesley revealed that he shared some tips for Mahershala as he picks up the blade coat.

“We talked. We shared that the question that he was cast was not between us, you know, that business. I’m cool with that,” he said. Wesley said. “I do not go around like a blade, so I am not so attached to the character, you know? I do not feel any emotional loss. Zero.”

Wesley added that he is “happy that he was cast, and more than likely he will do a great job.”

As for the advice he provided Mahershala, Wesley said he told him, “Make sure you’re in shape, man. Make sure you’re in shape. Try not to hurt. That’s great.”

“The demands of action movies, you have to be an elite athlete and be in good condition to survive it and avoid injury. And enjoy it as long as it lasts,” he added.

If you have not seen, Mahershala has already made his first appearance as Blade.

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