The Screen Gems vampire sequel Underworld: New Dawn has undergone a new transformation and will now be titled Underworld: Awakening. The fourth installment in this vampires vs. werewolves franchise is still set to debut on January 20, 2012.

Kate Beckinsale returns as Selene, whose character has broken out of her imprisonment to discover a new world where humans have discovered both the vampire and lycan clans, and have engaged in an all-out war to eliminate both species. Newcomers Michael Ealy and India Eisley join the cast in this new adventure.

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Swedish directors Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein are at the helm of Underworld: Awakening, working from a screenplay by Len Wiseman, John Hlavin, and Allison Burnett.