Blackfilm.com invites you and a guest to a special advance screening of the premiere of BLADE: THE SERIES on Tuesday, June 27th, 7:30pm at a Manhattan theatre.
“Blade: The Series,” Spike TV’s first original scripted action-adventure/drama fare, premieres on Wednesday, June 28 (10 PM – midnight, ET/PT) with Kirk “Sticky” Jones in the title role of Marvel’s immortal half-man, half-vampire who uses his superhuman powers and skills to fearlessly battles the demonic creatures of the night in a blood-drenched crusade to prevent their rise over mankind.
“Blade: The Series” maintains the continuity from New Line Cinema/Marvel Studio’s highly successful movie trilogy, but brings the main character into new storylines and characters. The two-hour premiere opens with Blade (Jones) setting up shop in Detroit, investigating the vampire House of Chthon. Along the way, he forms an uneasy alliance with Krista Starr (Jill Wagner), a former military veteran who becomes entrenched in the world of vampires while investigating the murder of her twin brother.
In addition to Jones and Wagner, the series also features Neil Jackson as “Marcus,” Blade’s chief nemesis and head of the Chthon House; Jessica Gower as “Chase,” a seductive vampire who is devoted to Marcus; and Nelson Lee as Shen, a technology genius and Blade’s confidante.
Acclaimed screenwriter David Goyer (“Blade” trilogy and “Batman Begins”) and popular comic book writer Geoff Johns serve as Executive Producer and Producer of the series, respectively. David Simkins serves as Executive Producer. Peter O’Fallon (“Suicide Kings,” “American Gothic”) directed the premiere episode.
The weekly series launches with the two-hour premiere on June 28, (10:00 PM – Midnight, ET/PT) with 11 one-hour subsequent episodes to begin airing Wednesday, July 5 (10:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT), encore presentations of the series will telecast on Wednesdays (11:00 PM, ET/PT), Sundays (2:00 AM, ET/PT), and Mondays (10:00 PM, ET/PT).
Bill McGoldrick, Vice President, Original Programming and Lisa Ullmann, Director of Original Programming, are executives in charge of production at Spike TV. Jim Rosenthal and Jon Kroll of New Line Television, Avi Arad, Chairman and CEO of Marvel Studios, Ari Arad, Executive Vice President, Marvel Studios, David Goyer (Blade films, Batman Begins), David Simkins (Charmed, Roswell, Dark Angel), serve as executive producers.
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