Underworld 5 is now officially titled Underworld Blood Wars (2016) to be released in movie theaters on October 14, 2016, via Lakeshore Entertainment and Screen Gems. Anna Foerster directs Underworld Blood Wars with Kate Beckinsale confirmed to return as Selene. Plot details are still under wraps, but cast details are: Theo James is returning as vampire David as in Underworld: Awakening (2012), Bradley James will portray a villain role, and Charles Dance returns as the Vampire Elder Thomas.
Past Press Release (via /Film): Screen Gems/Lakeshore Entertainment’s "Underworld 5" Begins Filming In Prague, Kate Beckinsale And Theo James Star
Principal photography is underway on the latest installment of Screen Gems/Lakeshore Entertainment’s blockbuster UNDERWORLD series, which has grossed nearly $500 million worldwide. The ten-week shoot will take place entirely in the Czech capital and areas surrounding.
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 of a formidable new Lycan leader and a fiercely ambitious Vampire, and Charles Dance ("Game of Thrones") again plays Vampire elder Thomas. Rounding out the film’s stellar international cast are: James Faulkner ("Game of Thrones"), Peter Andersson (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), newcomer Clementine Nicholson, Bradley James (A&E’s upcoming "Damien") and Daisy Head (the upcoming Fallen).
Anna Foerster is the director of UNDERWORLD 5. Foerster, who previously directed episodes of the television series Criminal Minds and Outlander, is widely known for her work as cinematographer on epic blockbusters such as Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow and White House Down.
The screenplay for UNDERWORLD 5 was penned by Cory Goodman (The Last Witch Hunter, Priest) and based on characters originally created by Kevin Grevioux, Len Wiseman and Danny McBride. Lakeshore Entertainment’s Tom Rosenberg (The Lincoln Lawyer, Million Dollar Baby), Gary Lucchesi (Million Dollar Baby, Underworld), and Richard S. Wright (The Lincoln Lawyer, Underworld) are producing as are David Kern (Underworld: Awakening), along with Len Wiseman (Underworld, Total Recall).
Foerster’s accomplished behind-the-scenes team comprises cinematographer Karl W. Lindenlaub (The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, Independence Day), production designer Ondrej Nekvasil (Snowpiercer), costume designer Bojana Nikitovic (A Good Day to Die Hard), and editor Peter Amundson (Pacific Rim, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans).
Directed by Anna Foerster
Official Synopsis: The next installment in the blockbuster franchise, UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS follows Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David (Theo James) and his father Thomas (Charles Dance), she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.
Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Charles Dance, Martavious Gayles, Alicia Vela-Bailey, Brian Caspe, James Faulkner, Theo James, Lara Pulver, Jan Nemejovský, Peter Andersson,…
Genres: Horror, Action, Fantasy, Adventure
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