Underworld: Evolution (2006) Poster


According to actor Tony Curran himself, he stipulated in his contract that he wanted to be able to keep his vampire fangs in at all times, even when he wasn't filming.
Kate Beckinsale's chair had, instead of her name, "My Sweetie" on it surrounded by tiny hearts.
While filming a scene where Selene and Michael look at each other longingly, director Len Wiseman surprised the cast and crew by playing Bryan Adams' song "Everything I Do (I Do It For You)", at which everyone started laughing.
In the very first cut of the movie that was put together sometime around spring of 2005 and which didn't include almost all of the visual and CGI effects, didn't had proper sound mixing and which was said to be over two hours long, the sex scene between Michael and Selene was longer and it actually included more nudity from actress Kate Beckinsale. The scene also originally included part where right after Selene has orgasm (this is the part where scene stops and fades to black in final version of it) she gets on top of Michael and they continue to make love.

Reportedly, this part was cut right after rest of the scene was heavily edited because of Beckinsale's demands not to include any shot that would show her completely nude. The scene was filmed with both her and Scott Speedman being fully nude which is why it required some big cuts during later editing of the film. This also explains use of fade outs in between the shots of the scene and some bad edits of it. However, because of these reasons later part of the scene where Selene is on top of Michael and they continue to have sex until she has another orgasm couldn't be re-edited to look properly which is why it hit the cutting room floor.

But if the later scene where Marcus stabs Selene and starts drinking her blood and seeing her memories is slowed down (this scene takes place about an hour into the film), one or two single frame shots can be seen which show bit more nudity from Selene and her starting to get on top of Michael. These shots were part of original sex scene and were accidentally left in during editing of the film.

Director Len Wiseman said in the commentary for the theatrical cut of the film recorded in 2006 how there were some scenes that were deleted from the film and how there might be an extended version of the film released sometime after the DVD release, just like the first film had, but that never happened. He also mentioned in some interviews when the movie was released in theaters how the original cut almost got an NC-17 rating, mostly due to the level of violence and gore but it was also hinted that one of the other reasons why the original version of the sex scene between Michael and Selene was cut down is because that scene alone would probably earn the movie an NC-17 rating.
The little girl that plays young Selene is Lily Mo Sheen, the daughter of Kate Beckinsale and Michael Sheen.
Zita Görög, who plays Amelia, had to have her lines dubbed over because the microphones didn't pick up her voice.
Tony Curran who portrays the first Vampire Marcus, portrayed a pure blooded Vampire named Priest in the film "Blade 2."
Actress Kate Beckinsale wanted to use movies like Aliens (1986) and The Terminator (1984) as the basis for her role as an action heroine, but when they first talked about the movie, director/husband Len Wiseman suggested that she check out Russell Crowe in L.A. Confidential (1997) instead.
The name Michael Corvin (Scott Speedman) was originally the intended name for the main character in The Crow: City of Angels (1996), which was changed to the name Ashe Corven.
During the pub sequence, the presenter is reading out news on the television in Hungarian. The text explicitly refers to cheating discovered during the elections. In 2006 (the production year) there were general elections in Hungary with the two largest parties accusing each other of criminal activity.
Body Count: 62.
This is the only film in the Underworld series so far that the music wasn't composed by Paul Haslinger, who did the score for Underworld (2003). He was replaced by Marco Beltrami, who Director Len Wiseman wanted because he was impressed with his score on I, Robot (2004). Paul was brought back for Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009).
In Underworld (2003) Victor says that the elders began their sleep rotation cycle fourteen centuries before the present day. Yet in the opening battle sequence for this film, all three elders, Victor, Marcus and Amelia, are awake even though the subtitle places the scene in the year 1202.
Had a 71-day shooting schedule.
Derek Jacobi (Corvinus) and Tony Curran (Marcus) both have a Doctor Who connection. Jacobi as The Master in the episode "Utopia" and Curran as Vincent Van Gogh in the episode "Vincent and The Doctor", Bill Nighy (Viktor) also appears in this same episode with Curran as a museum curator.
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