Anna Foerster Directing ‘Underworld 5’, Kate Beckinsale Returning

by Lynn Sorel

Anna Foerster is directing the fifth installment of the action-horror franchise ‘Underworld’. Star Kate Beckinsale is returning and will reprise her role as Selene.  This will be the first of the series, from Lakeshore Entertainment and Screen Gems, to be directed by a woman. Foerster has worked as second unit on various films, and was director of photography on ‘White House Down’ and ‘The Day After Tomorrow’.  Cory Goodman has penned the screenplay. Details of the plot aren’t being released yet, however it is rumored to center around the battles of a new and younger generation of vampires and werewolves.  Theo James is also attached to the film and will reprise his brief role from ‘Underworld: Awakening’.  Filming begins in Prague this October. 

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

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