The Blade films are based on the fictional Marvel Comics character of the same name, portrayed by Wesley Snipes. They were written by David S. Goyer, based on the comics by Marv Wolfman, and Gene Colan. The three films were directed by Stephen Norrington, Guillermo del Toro and Goyer respectively, and distributed by New Line Cinema.
The character was created in 1973 for Marvel Comics by writer Marv Wolfman and artist Gene Colan and was a supporting character in the 1970s comic Tomb of Dracula. In the comic, Blade's mother was bitten by a vampire while she was in labor with Blade.
Cast and characters Edit
See also: Full list of characters
- Wesley Snipes as Blade.
- Kris Kristofferson as Abraham Whistler.
- Stephen Dorff as Deacon Frost.
- N'Bushe Wright as Karen Jenson.
- Ryan Reynolds as Hannibal King.
- Jessica Biel as Abigail Whistler.
Television Series Edit
Main Article: Blade: The Series
Blade: The Series is an American live-action superhero television series which ran from June to September 2006. It was based on the Marvel Comics character and film series, taking place after the events of Blade: Trinity.