Underworld. Rise of the Lycans [videorecording] / Sketch Films in association with Intelligent Creatures, Lakeshore Entertainment, Screen Gems, UW3 Film Productions
Blu-rays | Sony Pictures Home Entertainment | c2009 | [Blu-ray version ; widescreen version.]
Available at Adult Blu-ray-Feature Film (Call number: BLU-RAY U SF/FANTASY)
Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2009.
[Blu-ray version ; widescreen version.]
1 videodisc (92 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 digital copy (4 3/4 in.)
Blu-ray disc; 1080p High-Definition ; Dolby TrueHD 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; requires Blu-ray player.
Includes English, dubbed French, dubbed Portuguese, and dubbed Spanish soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French, Portuguese or Spanish.
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Based on the characters created by Kevin Grevioux and Len Wiseman & Danny McBride.
Special features: "Underworld: rise of the Lycans: from script to screen" featurette; The origin of the feud; "Recreating the Dark Ages: the look of Underworld: rise of the Lycans" featurette; music video 'Deathclub" by William Control; filmmaker commentary; Blu-ray exclusive: Send on-screen instant messages to friends around the worldwhile watching the movie together; "Behind the castle walls:" Picture-in-Picture; Lycanthropes around the world: an interactive map.
Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra, Steven Mackintosh, Kevin Grevioux.
Producers, Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi, Len Wiseman, Richard Wright ; story, Len Wiseman & Robert Orr and Danny McBride ; screenplay, Danny McBride and Dirk Blackman & Howard McCain ; director, Patrick Tatopoulos ; director of photography, Ross Emery ; editors, Peter Amundson, Eric Potter ; music, Paul Haslinger.
MPAA rating: R; for bloody violence and some sexuality.
Traces the origins of the centuries-old blood feud between the aristocratic vampires and their onetime slaves, the Lycans. In the Dark Ages, Lucian is a young Lycan who emerges as a powerful leader and rallies the werewolves to rise up against Viktor, the cruel vampire king who has enslaved them. Lucian is joined by his secret lover, Sonja, whose the daughter of Viktor, in his battle against the Vampire army and his struggle for Lycan freedom.
MW, 2-12; 7-12(rpl)
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