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 and exciting newcomer Clementine Nicholson.
Underworld Blood Wars is directed by Anna Foerster, who previously directed episodes of both Criminal Minds and Outlander. She made a name for herself as a cinematographer shooting such blockbusters as Independence Day, The Day After Tomorrow and White House Down for director Roland Emmerich. She will be working for a screenplay penned by Cory Goodman based on characters created by Kevin Grevioux, Len Wiseman and Danny McBride.
Lakeshore Entertainment's Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, and Richard S. Wright are producing alongside David Kern and Len Wiseman. Anna Foerster production team includes cinematographer Karl W. Lindenlaub, production designer Ondrej Nekvasil, costume designer Bojana Nikitovic, and editor Peter Amundson (Pacific Rim, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans). At this time no plot details have been revealed. You can check out the first teaser poster, which includes the new Underworld Blood Wars, here. What do you think?