5 items from 2016
By Seth Metoyer
A slasher film with a paranormal twist? Hell yeah, I'm in!
Check out some screen grabs and additional details below and keep checking back for more details about this film as they become available.
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Director: Letia Clouston
Executive Producer: Lyle Albers
A Lakeshore Entertainment film, Underworld: Blood Wars stars Beckinsale back in her role as the highly skilled vampire Selene, with Theo James once again playing David and Charles Dance returning as the vampire elder Thomas. Bradley James (Damien, iZombie) also plays a key role in the fifth Underworld film, which is directed by Anna Foerster from a screenplay by Cory Goodman (The Last Witch Hunter, Priest):
"Theo James (The Divergent Series) returns as Selene’s ally David, reprising the role he played in Underworld: Awakening. British actors Tobias Menzies (“Outlander”, “Rome”) and Lara Pulver (“Sherlock”) take on the respective roles »
- Derek Anderson
Kate Beckinsale and Theo James are starring in the fifth film in its vampires-versus-werewolves franchise. German cinematographer Anna Foerster, a longtime collaborator with Roland Emmerich, is making her feature directorial debut and helming from Cory Goodman’s screenplay.
Trent Garrett, Tobias Menzies, Lara Pulver, Clementine Nicholson, Bradley James and Charles Dance are also starring. Lakeshore toppers Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi are producing along with David Kern, Len Wiseman and Richard S. Wright.
The four films have grossed $460 million worldwide. Thee franchise launched in 2003 with “Underworld,” directed by Len Wiseman and starring Beckinsale as the vampire Selene who is killing the Lycans (Werewolves) who allegedly slaughtered her family.
- Dave McNary
For quite some time, this upcoming October has been an anticipated month for Underworld fans looking forward to seeing Kate Beckinsale return as Selene in the fifth film of the franchise. Now those fans know what to mark down on their calendars, as the new movie has officially been titled Underworld Blood Wars.
While specific plot details have not yet surfaced, it has been revealed that Beckinsale will reprise her role as Selene, Theo James (Divergent) will return to play the vampire David from Underworld: Awakening, Bradley James (Damien) will play a villainous role, and Charles Dance (Game of Thrones) will once again portray Thomas, the Vampire elder.
- Derek Anderson
The age old war between werewolves and vampires is ready to rage again in Underworld 5! Today, Screen Gems and Lakeshore Entertainment has revealed that the title of this latest chapter in the Underworld saga is titled Underworld Blood Wars. This news arrives along with the first teaser poster.
Underworld Blood Wars finds Kate Beckinsale returning to reprise her iconic role as Selene. Also returning in this horror thriller is Theo James as Selene's trusted ally David. The movie will be in theaters just in time for Halloween, arriving October 14 of this year.
Also starring in the cast are British actors Tobias Menzies and Lara Pulver, who take on the roles of a formidable new Lycan leader and a fiercely ambitious Vampire. Charles Dance will be back once again to portray the legendary Vampire elder Thomas. Capping off the immensely talented cast are James Faulkner, Peter Andersson, Bradley James, Daisy Head »
5 items from 2016
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