Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Plot Summary: The prequel story traces the origins of the centuries-old blood feud between the aristocratic vampires known as Death Dealers and their onetime slaves, the Lycans. In the Dark Ages, a young Lycan named Lucian (Sheen) emerges as a powerful leader who rallies the werewolves to rise up against Viktor (Nighy), the cruel vampire king who has enslaved them. Lucian is joined by his secret lover, Sonja (Mitra), in his battle against the Death Dealer army and his struggle for Lycan freedom.

Release Date: January 23rd, 2009

Studio: Screen Gems

Director: Patrick Tatopoulos

Starring: Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra

Genre: Action & Adventure, Horror, Fantasy

MPAA Rating: Unknown

Official Site: http://www.entertheunderworld.com

 

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