Underworld 2: According to Variety, Screen Gems and Lakeshore Entertainment will partner on an Underworld sequel that is set for a fall start, with Kate Beckinsale reprising her role as Selene, the blood-sucking heroine who found herself in a loving relationship with a werewolf. Scott Speedman, who played the latter role, is also expected to return. Len Wiseman will be back as director. Danny McBride will have the script ready by early April.

Underworld was shot for $24 million, grossed $51 million domestically and has performed well on DVD/video.

Brian B.