Sony Pictures Entertainment has released an official trailer for the next installment of the Underworld series, titled Underworld: Blood Wars. The new trailer is dubbed the “Legacy” trailer.
The movie once again sees Kate Beckinsale taking on the role of the vampire Selene, who finds herself in the middle of the ongoing war between vampires and lycans with members of both sides actively trying to kill her. Also starring alongside Beckinsale is Theo James, Lara Pulver, Tobias Menzies, Bradley James, James Faulkner, and Charles Dance.
Continue reading for more info and to watch the official Underworld: Blood Wars trailer.
With the recent release of the fourth installment, Awakening, the Underworld movies have proved to be one of those franchises that refuses to die as long as the last movie makes enough money to barely justify a sequel — the same criteria that has also kept the Resident Evil movies going long past their expiration date.
The clever people over at io9 have assembled the better parts of the first three films in the series – Underworld (2003), Underworld: Evolution (2006), and the prequel Underworld: Rise of the Lycans – into a three minute video.
Everyone and their mother is hunting for a franchise to keep alive, sucking from it as much cash as humanly possible. The latest franchise getting a new entry? Underworld.
Underworld: Awakening finds the cast and crew returning to the battle between vampires and lycans, this time, with something much bigger at stake. The only hybrid child ever conceived has been released, and the latter crew is looking to take it down, with the former hoping to protect it.
For all you vampire fanatics out there, artist Ben Douglass has created this pretty nifty and chuckle-worthy infographic that showcases 12 of the most famous vampires of film, television, and breakfast cereals.
The first trailer for Underworld: Awakening, the fourth film in the action-horror franchise that started in 2003, has been released online. You can watch an embedded trailer below this article.
The movie is directed by the team of Mans Marlind and Bjorn Stein, Swedish filmmakers who made their directorial debut on the little-seen 2010 thriller Shelter starring Julianne Moore after working primarily in television in their native country for close to a decade. Len Wiseman, the director of the original Underworld and its 2006 sequel Underworld: Evolution (and currently directing the Total Recall remake), is on board as a producer. The screenplay was written by Babylon 5 creator J. Michael Straczynski, who also has numerous comic book (Amazing Spider-Man) and film (Ninja Assassin, Thor, Changeling) writing credits to his name.