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** Seeing Danny John-Jules play a serious, cornrow-sporting, badass vampire assassin likely came as a surprise to viewers who mainly knew him as the goofy, fun-loving Cat on ''Series/RedDwarf''.

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** Seeing Danny John-Jules Creator/DannyJohnJules play a serious, cornrow-sporting, badass vampire assassin likely came as a surprise to viewers who mainly knew him as the goofy, fun-loving Cat on ''Series/RedDwarf''.

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* FakeIrish: The Scottish Creator/TonyCurran as Priest.


* DyeingForYourArt: Luke Goss had ten weeks of boxing, karate and combat training in preparation for the action sequences and to give him a lean, muscular build.

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* DyeingForYourArt: Luke Goss had ten weeks of boxing, karate UsefulNotes/{{Karate}} and combat training in preparation for the action sequences and to give him a lean, muscular build.



** Santiago Segura is primarily known in Spain for his comedic performances, but here plays a villainous vampire thug.

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** Santiago Segura is primarily known in Spain for his comedic performances, but here he plays a villainous vampire thug.


** Professional wrestler {{Wrestling/Gangrel}}, whose vampiric gimmick was inspired by the first ''Blade'' film, was considered for a minor role.

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** Professional wrestler {{Wrestling/Gangrel}}, [[Wrestling/DavidHeath Gangrel]], whose vampiric gimmick was inspired by the first ''Blade'' film, was considered for a minor role.


** Del Toro doesn't have many good things to say about screenwriter David S. Goyer and points out some groan-inducing dialogue in the DVDCommentary, though he admits that such bluntly expository lines such as "Now you've got an explosive device stuck to the back of your head!" are beautiful in a way.

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** Del Toro doesn't have many good things to say about screenwriter David S. Goyer and points out some groan-inducing dialogue in the DVDCommentary, though he admits that such bluntly expository lines such as "Now you've got an explosive device stuck to the back of your head!" are beautiful in a way.


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** Del Toro doesn't have many good things to say about screenwriter David S. Goyer and points out some groan-inducing dialogue in the DVDCommentary, though he admits that such bluntly expository lines such as "Now you've got an explosive device stuck to the back of your head!" are beautiful in a way.
** Del Toro also points out several CGI shots that he hates, most notably the final sequence of Blade's duel with Nyssa against the God Lights.



* DescendedCreator: Creator/DonnieYen (Snowman) was also one of several fight choreographer.
* DyeingForYourArt: Luke Goss had ten weeks of boxing, karate and combat training to get himself down to 5% body fat.
* PlayingAgainstType: Seeing Danny John-Jules play a serious, cornrow-sporting, badass vampire assassin likely came as a surprise to viewers who mainly knew him as the goofy, fun-loving Cat on ''Series/RedDwarf''.

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* DescendedCreator: Creator/DonnieYen (Snowman) was also one of several fight choreographer.choreographers.
* DyeingForYourArt: Luke Goss had ten weeks of boxing, karate and combat training in preparation for the action sequences and to get himself down to 5% body fat.
give him a lean, muscular build.
* PlayingAgainstType: PlayingAgainstType:
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Seeing Danny John-Jules play a serious, cornrow-sporting, badass vampire assassin likely came as a surprise to viewers who mainly knew him as the goofy, fun-loving Cat on ''Series/RedDwarf''. ''Series/RedDwarf''.
** Santiago Segura is primarily known in Spain for his comedic performances, but here plays a villainous vampire thug.



** The Bloodpack character Verlaine was originally scripted to be the twin sister of Racquel, the vampire in the first film that was played by Traci Lords.
** Reinhardt was originally scripted to be a literal Nazi who spoke entirely in German.

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** The Bloodpack character Verlaine was originally scripted to be the twin sister of Racquel, the vampire in the first film that was played by Traci Lords.
Lords, likely as a way to double-dip on the StuntCasting.
** Reinhardt was originally scripted to be a literal Nazi who spoke speaks entirely in German.


* DescendedCreator: Creator/DonnieYen (Snowman) was also the film's fight choreographer.

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* DescendedCreator: Creator/DonnieYen (Snowman) was also the film's one of several fight choreographer.

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* PlayingAgainstType: Seeing Danny John-Jules play a serious, cornrow-sporting, badass vampire assassin likely came as a surprise to viewers who mainly knew him as the goofy, fun-loving Cat on ''Series/RedDwarf''.


* BTeamSequel: Stephen Norrington declined to return as director, as he wanted to move on to other things.



** A scene in a bathroom after the House of Pain sequence of Lighthammer discovering how far his infection with the Reaper strain has gone. ** An extended scene of Damaskinos' dinner and blood bath, in which he tells of the fate of his human heart.

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** A scene in a bathroom after the House of Pain sequence of Lighthammer discovering how far his infection with the Reaper strain has gone.
** An extended scene of Damaskinos' dinner and blood bath, in which he tells of the fate of his human heart.



* DyeingForYourArt: Luke Goss had ten weeks of boxing, karate and combat training to get himself down to 5% body fat.



** The beginning fight scene was originally going to be a car chase, but was scaled down to a street fight. The original idea was reused in ''Film/BladeTrinity''.

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** Creator/ElenaAnaya, Creator/AsiaArgento, Creator/KristannaLoken and Creator/RhonaMitra were all considered for the role of Nyssa.
** The beginning fight scene was originally going to be a car chase, but was scaled down to a street fight. The original idea was reused in ''Film/BladeTrinity''.''Film/BladeTrinity''.
** The early scene in which Scud is watching ''WesternAnimation/ThePowerpuffGirls'' was originally written with him watching an episode of ''Anime/SpeedRacer''. However, the owners of the domestic rights wouldn't allow it.
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* RetroactiveRecognition: In a striking parallel, Creator/LukeGoss portrays the pale-skinned prince of a long-lived supernatural race who kills his father, and is being pursued by Creator/RonPerlman.


* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/LukeGoss portrays the pale-skinned prince of a long-lived supernatural race who kills his father, and is being pursued by Creator/RonPerlman.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: In a striking parallel, Creator/LukeGoss portrays the pale-skinned prince of a long-lived supernatural race who kills his father, and is being pursued by Creator/RonPerlman.

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* RetroactiveRecognition: Creator/LukeGoss portrays the pale-skinned prince of a long-lived supernatural race who kills his father, and is being pursued by Creator/RonPerlman.


** The film was originally set in Moscow, thus picking up directly from the coda of the first film.



** David S. Goyer's original idea was to use Comics/{{Morbius}} as a primary villain, but Marvel decided they wanted to retain the rights to make an entirely separate franchise out of Morbius - i.e. a Morbius film, so the story was changed slightly and Jared Nomak was created to be used as the primary villain instead.

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** Reinhardt was originally scripted to be a literal Nazi who spoke entirely in German.
** David S. Goyer's original idea was to use Comics/{{Morbius}} {{ComicBook/Morbius}} as a primary villain, but Marvel decided they wanted to retain the rights to make an entirely separate franchise out of Morbius - i.e. a Morbius film, so the story was changed slightly and Jared Nomak was created to be used as the primary villain instead.


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** Professional wrestler {{Wrestling/Gangrel}}, whose vampiric gimmick was inspired by the first ''Blade'' film, was considered for a minor role.


** The beginning fight scene was originally going to be a car chase, but was scaled down to a street fight. The original idea was reused in Film/BladeTrinity.

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** The beginning fight scene was originally going to be a car chase, but was scaled down to a street fight. The original idea was reused in Film/BladeTrinity.''Film/BladeTrinity''.


* DescendedCreator: Creator/DonnieYeng (Snowman) was also the film's fight choreographer.

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* DescendedCreator: Creator/DonnieYeng Creator/DonnieYen (Snowman) was also the film's fight choreographer.

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