The first trailer for the fourth Underworld film, which has been renamed to Underworld: Awakening, has finally been released (see below)! Which is a little strange since filming hasn’t even finished and because they don’t even have the entire cast picked yet (or so they are leading us to believe). Either way, I am happy to finally see a trailer since they have been so hush hush on the entire project.
A follow-up to 2006’s Underworld: Evolution, the upcoming movie will follow Selene (Kate Beckinsale) as she escapes imprisonment. After being held in a coma-like state for fifteen years, she learns that she has a fourteen-year-old vampire/lycan hybrid daughter named Nissa. Once they are reunited, the twosome fight to stop BioCom from creating super lycans that will destroy them all.
They have yet to reveal the actress who will play Nissa, but they have shared info on a few other characters. Like one that will team up with the daughter/mother duo in the new flick and the actor playing him. Michael Ealy (Seven Pounds, The Good Wife) will play the role of a police detective who will help Selene and Nissa in their quest to bring BioCom down.
Other than Michael, there are two more characters that have been revealed – India Eisley (The Secret Life of the American Teenager) as a character named Eve and Kris Holden-Ried (Lost Girl, The Tudors) as Quint. Unfortunately, it’s still unknown as to what roles those characters have in the story and the trailer doesn’t answer any questions. But mystery aside, I am SO happy that Kris Holden-Ried is in it because I adore him, he is in two of my all-time favorite shows!
Now for the good part – the trailer!
Yeah, this little trailer doesn’t match up with the plot synopsis about the mother/daughter team at all. But, it is just a short teaser so that’s to be expected. While I am not thrilled about the humans hunting the vampires and lycans since that seems so blah and boring to me, I am curious to see where the Underworld team will take it. It has the potential to be amazing, but it could easily be a flop.
What do you guys think of the Underworld: Awakening trailer?