Marvel’s ‘Blade’ Coming To 4K Ultra HD And Digital

by Rob Caprilozzi

Blade, the film that kickstarted Marvel’s success on the big screen, is coming to 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and Digital on December 1st. Directed by Stephen Norrington (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen) and written by David S. Goyer (The Dark Knight trilogy), the film stars Wesley Snipes and the half-vampire, half-human vampire hunter Blade, Stephen Dorff, Kris Kristofferson, N’Bushe Wright, Donal Logue, Udo Kier, and Sanaa Lathan.

Released in 1998, the film stars Wesley Snipes as Marvel’s iconic half-vampire, half-human vampire hunter, Blade. With all the strengths of a vampire, and none of their weaknesses, the Day Walker uses his incredible gifts to hunt his enemies in his search for the one that killed his mother and turned him into the monster he is. Blade’s fight leads him to Deacon Frost (Stephen Dorff), a rising force in the vampire world, set on raising a vampire God bent on destroying mankind.

The Blade Ultra HD Blu-ray contains commentary with Wesley Snipes, Stephen Dorff, David S. Goyer, Theo Van De Sande, Kirk M. Petruccelli & Peter Frankfurt and an isolated score with commentary by composer Mark Isham.

The Blade character was created by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan and first appeared in The Tomb of Dracula #10 in July of 1973.

Stay tuned to Horror News Network for more information on the Blade 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray.

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