It’s a new month with brand new movies and shows for most different streaming services, like Netflix. The home of Stranger Things and a recent feature film The bubble is always full of surprises, especially when looking at the Top 10 lists that show what fans are watching around the country and around the world. As of this writing, a surprising Marvel movie has made it into the Top 10 movies on Netflix in the US, a movie that until recently could have been called the worst superhero movie ever. vampire, Blade: Trinity from 2004.
The success and impact of the original 1998 Blade movie can’t be overstated with the way mainstream audiences have accepted the comic book adaptations, especially the grittier ones. Released even before X-Men and Spider-Man, New Line’s original film starring Wesley Snipes was a major precursor for fans of this cinematic subgenre, especially when it was followed by a sequel many consider better than the first, then his third. film which was critically vilified and a financial failure. About the one thing that makes Blade: Trinity standout is that it starred Ryan Reynolds, Dominic Purcell and Patton Oswalt years before they continued to appear in comic book roles fans know. for the moment.
Oswalt also told some important stories about the film’s production over the years, alleging that Snipes was incredibly hard to work with and would only respond to “Blade” on set. In a previous interview, the contents of which were disputed by Snipes, Oswalt alleged that the actor had attempted to strangle writer/director David Goyer.
“Wesley [Snipes] was just crazy in a hilarious way,” Oswalt explained to The audiovisual club in 2021. “He wouldn’t come out of his trailer and he was smoking weed all day. Which is fine with me, because I had all these DVDs I wanted to catch up on. We were in Vancouver, and it was raining all day. I kept the door to my trailer open to feel the evening rain while I watched a movie, and he tried to strangle the director, David Goyer.
Ryan Reynolds, who played Marvel character Hannibal King in the film and would later play Deadpool and Green Lantern, says his time in the sequel is what led him to play the Merc With a Mouth. In a previous interview with Empire Magazine, Reynolds said a Fox executive realized he would be perfect to play Wade Wilson at the time and dropped a stack of Deadpool comics in Reynolds’ lap. . Unfortunately, that led to X-Men Origins: Wolverine, which wouldn’t lead to Deadpool for another seven years.
We’ve spent a lot of time here talking about everything but gravity Blade Trinity, but rest assured, it’s bad. What makes its presence in the Netflix Top 10 even more shocking? The two others Blade the movies are ALSO streaming on Netflix right now, and yet Blade: Trinity is the one that audiences have been turning to. Don’t make this mistake, try the other two.