Blade III:Variety has learned that David Goyer, who wrote all three installments of New Line Cinema's Blade franchise, will now get his chance to direct with Blade III. It has been expected by many for quite somtime that Goyer, after making his derctorial debut with the dramatic film, Zig Zag, would soon take over the reins on this sequel. However, Goyer and star Wesley Snipes haven't met to sign off on dates, but the studio expects to begin production in Vancouver this summer.

In the third installment of the franchise, Blade must reverse an apocalyptic event that threatens to bring Earth under the vampires' control.

There's no word yet on if Kris Kristofferson will be returning yet to reprise his role from the franchise but it is asumed that he will be.

Stay tuned...