Kate Beckinsale Returning for Underworld 5; Female Director Confirmed

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Kate Beckinsale has officially signed on to reprise her "Death Dealer" vampire character Selene in, Underworld 5, the fifth installment in Lakeshore Entertainment’s vampires vs. werewolves action franchise.

Theo James (The Divergent Series), who appeared briefly in 2012’s 'Underworld: Awakening', is attached to reprise his character, David, Selene’s vampire ally.

Anna Foerster (Starz Outlander) has signed on to direct the sequel, making her the first woman to helm an installment of the 'Underworld' franchise.

Cory Goodman (The Last Witch Hunter) wrote the script which is said to focus on a new and younger generation of vampires and Lycans who are locked in a seemingly never-ending battle between races.

"Underworld 5" will shoot in Prague this October.

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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