Underworld: Evolution is a 2006 American action horror film directed by Len Wiseman. The film is a sequel to the 2003 film, Underworld , and the second installment in the Underworld franchise . The plot follows Selene and Michael, again played by Kate Beckinsale and Scott Speedman , respectively, as they fight to protect the Corvinus bloodline from its hidden past.
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The movie opens in the year 1202 A.D., in which an army led by three Vampire Elders (Marcus Corvinus, Viktor and Amelia) arrives at a ravaged village. The Vampire army is attacked by Werewolves, and a bloody battle erupts. In the melee, Viktor and Amelia capture Marcus's twin brother William, the first and most powerful Werewolf. Viktor orders that...
Beginning of the film:"For six centuries, I was a loyal soldier of the Vampire clan; but I was betrayed. The war was not as it had seemed. In one night, the lies that had united our kind had been exposed. Kraven, our second in command, had formed a secret alliance with Lucian, ruler of the Werewolf clan, to overthrow Viktor, our leader. But Kraven'...
Filming took place in Vancouver, Canada, and is somewhat of a departure from the settings of Underworld, which was filmed almost exclusively in Budapest, Hungary. Evolution also had a much larger budget than the first film. It was originally set to be released in late 2005, however it was delayed until January 20, 2006in the United States.
The film was not well received by critics, as indicated by its low approval rating of 16% overall on Rotten Tomatoes, though it scored 77% with "RT Community" viewers, enough to give it a "fresh" rating among non-critics. Like the first film this movie has been popular with cinema-goers and developed a cult following, yet has very poor reviews from...Underworld and Underworld: Evolutionwere originally all one script, which had to be divided into two in order to fit time and budget constraints, with the intention of making the second half of the...When Kraven leads his remaining men down into the crypt, two of them are wearing the same gear as Death Dealers. Either this is a production goof, two surviving Death Dealers defected to Kraven's t...According to the filmmaker's commentary, the film was first supposed to open with a flashback to the night Selene's family was murdered by Viktor, before showing the flashback of the night of Willi...Actor Tony Curran(Marcus) stipulated in his contract that he wanted to be able to keep his Vampire fangs in at all times, even when he wasn't filming.Underworld: Evolution(novel)Underworld: Evolution(comic)Weaponry of Underworld: Evolution
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The second film, Underworld: Evolution (released in 2006) follows Selene and Michael as they are hunted by their enemies. The third film, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009), is the prequel to the series, chronicling the origins of the vampire-lycan war. The fourth film, Underworld: Awakening (2012) is the sequel to Underworld: Evolution. In this film, humans have discovered the existence of vampires and lycans, and are trying to eradicate both species.
Underworld: Evolution is a 2006 American action horror film directed by Len Wiseman. The film is a sequel to the 2003 film, Underworld, and the second installment in the Underworld franchise. The plot follows Selene and Michael, again by Kate Beckinsale and Scott Speedman, respectively, as they fight to protect the Corvinus bloodline from its hidden past.
Underworld is an American feature film of the horror and action genres. It is the fifth installment in the Underworld film series and was directed by Anna Foerster. The screenplay was written by Cory Goodman based on a story treatment by Goodman and Kyle Ward. The film was produced by Lakeshore Entertainment and Screen Gems and premiered theatrical...
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Underworld: Evolution is the second film in the Underworld series, following Underworld in 2003. Evolution continues the feud between Vampires and Lycans, but highlights glimpses of their origins some centuries ago. Underworld Evolution is an immediate follow-up to Underworld.