Sony announces Underworld Limited Edition 5-Movie 4K Collection
When the original Underworld hit theaters in 2003 it took the world of vampires and werewolves aka lycans to new levels of action. The film spawned four sequels with Underworld: Evolution continuing the story of the original film, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans being a prequel, Underworld: Awakening featuring the return of Kate Beckinsale’s Selene and finished up with Underworld: Blood Wars that clearly hoped to take the series in a new direction. Now Sony is bringing the entire series to 4K for the first time in one Limited Edition Collection.
Underworld follows Selene, a vampire warrior, who is entrenched in a conflict between vampires and werewolves, while falling in love with Michael, a human who is sought by werewolves for unknown reasons.
The 2006 sequel Underworld: Evolution follows the war between the vampires and the Lycans that ages on and the beautiful vampire, Selene, a former member of the Death Dealers, and Michael, the werewolf hybrid, work together
in an effort to unlock the secrets of their respective bloodlines. In this ancient feud between the two tribes, they try to unlock the secrets, in a modern tale of action, intrigue, and forbidden love, which takes them into the battle to end all wars, as the immortals must finally face their doom.
In the 2009 prequel, Rise of the Lycans, traces the origins of the centuries-old blood feud between the aristocratic vampires and their onetime slaves, the Lycans. In the Dark Ages, a young Lycan named Lucian emerges as a powerful leader who rallies the werewolves to rise up against Viktor, the cruel vampire king who has enslaved them. Lucian is joined by his secret lover, Sonja, in his battle against the Vampire army and his struggle for Lycan freedom.
The 2012 sequel Underworld: Awakening follows mankind that has discovered the existence of the Vampire and Lycan species and begin a war to annihilate the races. When Selene meets with Michael, they're hit by a grenade. 12 years later, Selene awakens and meets the vampire, David. She learns she had been the subject of scientist Dr. Jacob Lane, and the Vampire and Lycan species have been practically eradicated from Earth. Now, Selene and David must protect a 12-year-old girl against the Lycans who intend to use her.
In the final chapter of the series, 2016s Underworld: Blood Wars follows vampire death dealer, Selene as she fends off brutal attacks from both the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her. With her only allies, David (Theo James) and his father Thomas (Charles Dance), she must stop the eternal war between Lycans and Vampires, even if it means she has to make the ultimate sacrifice.
This collection not only features all the films in glorious 4K for the first time, but both the original theatrical version and the extended cut of Underworld, commentaries, outtakes, music videos, animated shorts, featurettes and so much more across all 5 films. Join the war between vampires and lycans when the Underworld Limited Edition 5-Movie 4K Collection hits on October 5th from Sony Home Entertainment.