497 1 d645451d497.htm BLACKROCK TOTAL RETURN V.I. FUND BlackRock Total Return V.I. Fund



787 Seventh Avenue

New York, NY 10019-6099

Tel: 212 728 8000

Fax: 212 728 8111

November 7, 2018


Securities and Exchange Commission

100 F Street, NE

Washington, DC 20549



BlackRock Total Return V.I. Fund, a series of BlackRock Variable Series Funds II, Inc.

(File No. 333-224376 and File No. 811-23346)

Ladies and Gentlemen:

On behalf of BlackRock Variable Series Funds II, Inc. and pursuant to Rule 497(e) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, attached for filing are exhibits containing interactive data format risk/return summary information that mirrors the risk/return summary information in a supplement, dated October 29, 2018, to the Prospectus, dated July 17, 2018, for BlackRock Total Return V.I. Fund (the “Fund”). The purpose of the filing is to submit the 497(e) filing dated October 29, 2018 in XBRL for the Fund.

Any questions or comments on this filing should be directed to the undersigned at (212) 728-8037.


Very truly yours,

/s/ Stacey P. Ruiz

Stacey P. Ruiz



Benjamin Archibald, Esq., BlackRock Advisors, LLC

Elliot J. Gluck, Esq., Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP