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First Look: Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Release Date: January 23, 2009
Distributor: Screen Gems (Sony)
Director: Patrick Tatopoulos
Screenwriter: Danny McBride
Starring: Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
MPAA Rating: Not Available

Official Website: http://www.entertheunderworld.com/

Synopsis: The prequel story traces the origins of the centuries-old blood feud between the aristocratic vampires known as Death Dealers and their onetime slaves, the Lycans. In the Dark Ages, a young Lycan named Lucian (Sheen) emerges as a powerful leader who rallies the werewolves to rise up against Viktor (Nighy), the cruel vampire king who has enslaved them. Lucian is joined by his secret lover, Sonja (Mitra), in his battle against the Death Dealer army and his struggle for Lycan freedom.


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