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Blade II Details

FULL SYNOPSIS

Four years after scoring a box-office touchdown with Blade (1998), actor Wesley Snipes returns to portray the Marvel Comics character again in this sequel that teams him with Mexican horror director Guillermo del Toro. A half-vampire, half-human hybrid, Blade (Snipes) is a merciless vampire hunter bent on destroying the bloodsuckers that feed on humanity. The keys to Blade's success are a serum that allows him to resist the urge for blood and an array of inventive, deadly weapons, both of which were once supplied by his mentor, Whistler (Kris Kristofferson). Since Whistler's death, Blade has relocated to Prague and recruited the pot-smoking slacker Scud (Norman Reedus) to take the place of his father figure, but then he discovers that Whistler's not dead after all: He's been infected with the vampire virus. Reunited with Whistler, Blade is dealt an even bigger surprise: His greatest enemy, vampire leader Damaskinos (Thomas Kretschmann), wants to make peace with him. It seems that the vampires are facing a greater threat than Blade and hope to persuade him to fight the Reapers, a mutated super-race of vampires on a rampage of murder, indiscriminately killing both humans and their fellow bloodsuckers while sucking their victims dry. Blade agrees to a truce and joins the Bloodpack, an elite squad of commandos originally formed to fight Blade himself. Soon, the vampire soldiers discover that the virus responsible for creating their enemies is spreading rapidly and can be traced back to a mysterious "Patient Zero." Blade 2 (2002) co-stars Ron Perlman, Leonor Varela, Donnie Yen, and Matt Schulze. ~ Karl Williams, Rovi

  • Release date:March 22, 2002

Cast

Wesley Snipes
as Blade
Kris Kristofferson
as Whistler
Ron Perlman
as Rienhard
Leonor Varela
as Nyssa
Norman Reedus
as Scud
Thomas Kretschmann
as Damaskinos
Luke Goss
as Nomak
Matt Schulze
as Chupa
Danny John-Jules
as Asad
Donnie Yen
as Snowman
Karel Roden
as Kounen
Tony Curran
as Priest
Santiago Segura
as Rush
Sanaa Lathan
as Vanessa Brooks (uncredited)

Crew

Guillermo del Toro
Director
Wesley Snipes
Producer
Peter Frankfurt
Producer
Patrick Palmer
Producer
David S. Goyer
Screenwriter
Gabriel Beristain
Cinematographer
Buck Sanders
Composer (Music Score)
Danny Saber
Composer (Music Score)
Happy Walters
Musical Direction/Supervision
Marco Beltrami
Composer (Music Score)
Peter Amundson
Editor
Lionel Johnson
Editor
Carol Spier
Production Designer
Elinor Rose Galbraith
Art Director
Jaromir Svarc
Art Director
James F. Truesdale
Art Director
Jon Divens
Co-producer
Andrew J. Horne
Co-producer
Lynn Harris
Executive Producer
Michael De Luca
Executive Producer
Toby Emmerich
Executive Producer
David S. Goyer
Executive Producer
Avi Arad
Executive Producer
Stan Lee
Executive Producer
Wendy Partridge
Costume Designer
Mike Mignola
Consultant/advisor
Nancy Foy
Casting
Jeremy Zimmerman
Casting
Danny Saber
Additional Music
Donnie Yen
Fights Choreographer
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