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Blade

Daywalker is a vampire hunter


Blade grew up living at Madame Vanity's, and at age nine, returning home from school one December, he saw an old man being attacked by three vampires. Blade helped the old man, who used a silver cane to kill the vampires and fight off the attackers. The man was Jamal Afari, a jazz trumpeter and vampire-hunter who then moved into Madame Vanity's and trained the young Blade in both music and combat. Blade was soon able to defeat many of the weak, younger vampires that he and Afari found in abundance. Blade became an Olympic-level athlete and a formidable hand-to-hand combatant, with an expertise in edged weapons such as knives and daggers.

The character went on to star and co-star in several comic book series as well as a Blade film series and television series. Actor Wesley Snipes portrayed the vampire hunter in the Blade film series while Kirk "Sticky Fingaz" Jones took on the role for the television series.



​Blade: Trinity (2004)


​Director: David S. Goyer
Cast: Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Jessica Biel, Ryan Reynolds, Parker Posey, Dominic Purcell, Ashley Scott, Steve Braun

Wesley Snipes returns as the day-walking vampire hunter in the explosive third and final film of the Blade franchise, Blade: Trinity. For years, Blade has fought against the vampires in the cover of night, with the world above unaware of the brutal ongoing war. But now, after falling into the crosshairs of the FBI, he is forced out into the daylight, where he is driven to join forces with a clan of human vampire hunters he never knew existed – the Nightstalkers. Together with Abigail (Jessica Biel) and Hannibal (Ryan Reynolds), two deftly trained Nightstalkers, Blade follows a trail of blood to the ancient creature that is also hunting him … the original vampire, Dracula. Blade: Trinity is written and directed by David S. Goyer, who has written all three films in the trilogy, based on characters created for the comic book.

Wesley Snipes as Eric "Blade" Brooks
Jessica Biel as Abigail Whistler
Ryan Reynolds as Hannibal King

​Blade 2 (2002)


​Director: Guillermo Del Toro
Cast: Wesley Snipes, Kris Kristofferson, Norman Reedus, Leonor Varela,  Danny John-Jules, Luke Goss, Matt Schulze, Daz Crawford, Tony Curran, Ron Perlman, Gabriel Beristai

Blade II is a 2002 American vampire action film based on the fictional Marvel Comics character Blade. It is the first sequel to the film Blade, making it the second in the Blade film-series. It continues the essence and story of the first film, but introduces a new event and numerous new characters. Unlike the first film, it is directed by Guillermo del Toro, but the same writers persisted and also Wesley Snipes returned for the lead role and again as a producer.
Exploding from the pages of Marvel Comics comes the thrilling follow-up to the blockbuster Blade. Blade (Wesley Snipes) is half man and half vampire and consumed by a desire to avenge the curse of his birth and save the human race from a blood-drenched Armageddon. In this newest action-packed adventure, Blade must align himself with a high-powered team of vampires to take on a greater evil than either has ever faced -- a new kind of super-vampire that is itself on a vicious hunt to eradicate both races.

Wesley Snipes as Eric Brooks / Blade: a half-vampire "daywalker" who hunts vampires.
​Kris Kristofferson as Abraham Whistler, Blade's human mentor and weaponsmith.
Ron Perlman as Reinhardt, leader of the Bloodpack, who bears a particular grudge against Blade.
​Leonor Varela as Nyssa Damaskinos, an unapologetic, natural-born vampire and daughter to Damaskinos.

Blade (1998)


​Director: Stephen Norrington
Cast: Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, N'Bushe Wright, Donal Logue, Sanaa Lathan, Arly Jover, Traci Lords

Blade is a 1998 vampire action film starring Wesley Snipes and Stephen Dorff, loosely based on the Marvel Comics character Blade. The film was directed by Stephen Norrington and written by David S. Goyer. Snipes plays Blade, a half-human and half-vampire who protects humans against vampires.
Blade is loosely based on the published stories of the Marvel Comics character Blade. Snipes plays the character of Blade, a half-man, half-vampire superhero vampire hunter who becomes the protector of humans against the vampires.

Wesley Snipes as Eric Brooks / Blade: a half-vampire "daywalker" who hunts vampires.
Kris Kristofferson as Abraham Whistler: Blade's mentor, weaponsmith, and surrogate father figure.
Stephen Dorff as Deacon Frost: an upstart vampire leader who emerges as Blade's primary enemy and who wants to conquer the human race.
Traci Lords as Racquel, a seductive vampire who leads a man to the blood rave.


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