Sink Your Teeth Into These ‘Underworld’ Facts

by ScreenCrush Staff September 29, 2016 @ 8:55 AM
You know that the werewolves versus vampires film Underworld has spawned three sequels, with a fourth, Underworld: Blood Wars, coming soon. But did you know that when director Len Wiseman was developing the first Underworld, he got too ambitious with his story? Eventually he realized that his screenplay was getting to dense for one film. Rather than condensing everything to fit into a single movie, he removed whole sections so that they could be used for future sequels. That’s just one of the blood-sucking facts featured in this new episode of You Think You Know Movies!

‘Underworld’ TV Series Still in Development, If You Were Wondering

by Kevin Fitzpatrick January 25, 2016 @ 9:23 AM
Screen Gems
Like all movie franchises losing steam over time, the impressively enduring Underworld was bound for the TV treatment at some point or another. Producers did have in mind to craft a series back in 2012, to complement the fifth film due out later this year, and now Len Wiseman offers an update.

'Underworld' Sequel Is Officially a Sequel, Casts 'Divergent' Star as Lead

by Britt Hayes September 11, 2014 @ 6:38 PM
Sony Pictures
A couple of weeks ago we reported on a reboot of the 'Underworld' franchise, which delivered its fourth film -- 'Underworld: Awakening' -- in 2012. But it seems that news was only slightly premature as Lakeshore Entertainment is moving ahead with a sequel, not a reboot, and they're bringing back 'Awakening' star Theo James to reprise the role of vampire David for the fifth film.