UNDERWORLD 4 Gets Title

HorrorBid is reporting (and IMDb confirms, sort of) that the fourth installment in the Underworld franchise now has a title – The New Dawn.


Kate Beckinsale is set to return as vampire warrior Selene, who wakes up after a 15-year coma and learns she has a 14-year-old vampire/Lycan daughter.

Swedish filmmakers Måns Mårlind and Björn Stein have been hired to direct the story by John Hlavin, which got massaged by “Babylon 5” creator J. Michael Straczynski. Shooting is expected to begin in Vancouver in March, with a release date of January 20, 2012.

Two things working in their favor: 1. JMS is a solid story teller; and 2. The franchise has a solid track record.

Two words of warning: Alien Resurrection. This “passing the torch” to a younger generation doesn’t always work out.

[MORE at HorrorBid]

[MORE at GeekTyrant]

Jason P. Hunt

Jason P. Hunt (founder/EIC) is the author of the sci-fi novella "The Hero At the End Of His Rope". His short film "Species Felis Dominarus" was a finalist in the Sci Fi Channel's 2007 Exposure competition.

2 thoughts on “UNDERWORLD 4 Gets Title

  • January 25, 2011 at 7:57 am
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    I would swear that picture up there looks like Rhona Mitra and not Kate Beckinsale. I could be wrong!

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    • January 25, 2011 at 9:00 am
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      Good catch!
      Pulled that from the Underworld web site. We added the photo of Kate at the top.

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