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* FocusGroupEnding: The original ending had Deacon Frost turn into an Eldritch Abomination made from Blood but the rest audiences found him hard to relate to and they couldn't get the special effects right.

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* FocusGroupEnding: The original ending had Deacon Frost turn into an Eldritch Abomination EldritchAbomination made from Blood blood but the rest test audiences found him hard to relate to and they couldn't get the special effects right.

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* FocusGroupEnding: The original ending had Deacon Frost turn into an Eldritch Abomination made from Blood but the rest audiences found him hard to relate to and they couldn't get the special effects right.


** Creator/JetLi was offered the part of Deacon Frost but opted to do ''Film/LethalWeapon4'' instead.

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** Creator/JetLi was offered the part of Deacon Frost but opted to do ''Film/LethalWeapon4'' instead. Creator/BrucePayne was also considered.


* RoleReprise: Creator/AkioOhtsuka reprises his role as Blade, having previously voiced him in TV Tokyo's Japanese dub of live-action film series.

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* RoleReprise: Creator/AkioOhtsuka reprises his role as Blade, having previously voiced him in TV Tokyo's Japanese dub of the live-action film series.


* HostilityOnTheSet: According to Creator/WesleySnipes and Stephen Dorff on the commentary track, there was a slight clash between them while filming the hostage scene where Blade and Frost first meet in person. It was Dorff's first day, and while he was trying to establish Frost's motivation, approach, etc. Snipes became impatient and tried to counsel Dorff. Dorff became incredibly frustrated and said he felt overwhelmed since David Fincher and other notable filmmakers visited during filming and added further tension to the frantic on-set nature, forcing Snipes to assert his producer authority and make decisions. Snipes would tell Dorff that it was essential to trust in him, not only as the starring lead but also as producer. Snipes goes on in the commentary to say: "For a while...there wasn't that trust."

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* HostilityOnTheSet: According to Creator/WesleySnipes and Stephen Dorff on the commentary track, DVDCommentary, there was a slight clash between them while filming the hostage scene where Blade and Frost first meet in person. It was Dorff's first day, and while he was trying to establish Frost's motivation, approach, etc. Snipes became impatient and tried to counsel Dorff. Dorff became incredibly frustrated and said he felt overwhelmed since David Fincher and other notable filmmakers visited during filming and added further tension to the frantic on-set nature, forcing Snipes to assert his producer authority and make decisions. Snipes would tell Dorff that it was essential to trust in him, not only as the starring lead but also as producer. Snipes goes on in the commentary to say: "For a while...there wasn't that trust.""
* MidDevelopmentGenreShift: It is alleged that at one point, Creator/NewLineCinema considered making the film into an action comedy horror film. But David S Goyer convince New Line to nix the idea.



* RealLifeRelative: In the Japanese dub used by TV Tokyo, Whister and Blade's voice actors (Creator/ChikaoOhtsuka and Creator/AkioOhtsuka respectively) were father and son in RealLife.



* MidDevelopmentGenreShift: It is alleged that at one point, New Line considered making the film into an action comedy horror film. But David S Goyer convince New Line to nix the idea.
* RealLifeRelative: In the Japanese dub used by TV Tokyo, Whister and Blade's voice actors (Creator/ChikaoOhtsuka and Creator/AkioOhtsuka respectively) were father and son in RealLife.


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** Michael Morbius was planned to be used as the main antagonist in a eventual sequel, but the idea was dropped out due to the fact the character's rights belong to ComicBook/SpiderMan universe, and their movie license were property of Sony at the time. The vampire at the rooftop in the alternate ending of the movie is Morbius.

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** [[ComicBook/{{Morbius}} Michael Morbius Morbius]] was planned to be used as the main antagonist in a eventual sequel, but the idea was dropped out due to the fact the character's rights belong to ComicBook/SpiderMan universe, and their movie license were property of Sony at the time. The vampire at the rooftop in the alternate ending of the movie is Morbius.


* RoleReprisal: Creator/AkioOhtsuka reprises his role as Blade, having previously voiced him in TV Tokyo's Japanese dub of live-action film series.

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* RoleReprisal: RoleReprise: Creator/AkioOhtsuka reprises his role as Blade, having previously voiced him in TV Tokyo's Japanese dub of live-action film series.

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* RealLifeRelative: In the Japanese dub used by TV Tokyo, Whister and Blade's voice actors (Creator/ChikaoOhtsuka and Creator/AkioOhtsuka respectively) were father and son in RealLife.


* TheOtherDarrin: Kirk Jones replaced Creator/WesleySnipes in the title role for the television series.
* RecycledTheSeries: Based fully on the [[{{Film/Blade}} films]].
* ScrewedByTheNetwork: While it wasn't mindblowingly great, it was still a decent TV show with what you'd expect to see from something bearing the name ''Blade''. Sadly Spike TV didn't see it that way from the ratings and pulled the plug. Leaving the series unresolved.

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* TheOtherDarrin: Kirk Jones replaced Creator/WesleySnipes in the title role for the television series.
* RecycledTheSeries: Based fully on the [[{{Film/Blade}} films]].
* ScrewedByTheNetwork: While it wasn't mindblowingly great, it was still a decent TV show with what you'd expect to see from something bearing the name ''Blade''. Sadly Spike TV didn't see it that way from the ratings and pulled the plug. Leaving the series unresolved.
See [[Trivia/BladeTheSeries here]].

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** Snipes described Deacon Frost as the kind of guy who'd iceskate uphill. Stephen Norrington and David S. Goyer loved the phrase so much that they worked it into the dialogue.

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* ActorInspiredElement: It was Creator/WesleySnipes' idea that the entrance to Pearl's lair be through a walk-in freezer.


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* WagTheDirector: Karen was originally going to be played by a white actress, Creator/WesleySnipes encouraged them to cast a black actress.


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** Pearl was originally designed as an androgynous Japanese man.
** Quinn originally had a much smaller role, but Creator/DonalLogue was so funny onset that his character was expanded and he was allowed to ad-lib a good portion of his dialogue.


* DuelingShows: This show premiered in the same month as another series featuring a vampire hunter, ''Anime/BloodC''.

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* DuelingShows: This show premiered in the same month as another series featuring a vampire hunter, ''Anime/BloodC''.''Anime/BloodC''.
* RoleReprisal: Creator/AkioOhtsuka reprises his role as Blade, having previously voiced him in TV Tokyo's Japanese dub of live-action film series.
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* CaliforniaDoubling: Set in New Orleans (according to the script) but shot in Vancouver and Los Angeles.

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