Potential plotlines for a fourth installment in the Underworld franchise have been floating around since January, 2008, when the head of Lakeshore said confidently Underworld 4 “would carry on where Kate [Beckinsale] and Scott Speedman left off after 2.″ Now that Sony Screen Gems has given the project the green light, we’ll see if he was telling the truth.
The word came down earlier this evening from STYD that, indeed, a possible second sequel to the original Underworld — or perhaps a sequel to the prequel, Rise of the Lycans — is under way with a targeted premiere in January, 2011. And that’s not all. It’s going to be … in 3D!
Are people still getting excited about 3D, or is it starting to seem like overkill? It probably depends on which lead actors will be returning — Beckinsale or Mitra, Speedman or Sheen — and how up-close and personal fans want to get with them via the latest technology. No director was named as being attached yet either, but you can be sure as soon as we hear more about it, you will too.
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