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Title Underworld [videorecording] : rise of the Lycans / Sketch Films in association with Intelligent Creatures, Lakeshore Entertainment, Screen Gems ; produced by Tom Rosenberg ... [et al.] ; story by Len Wiseman & Robert Orr and Danny McBride ; screenplay by Danny McBride and Dirk Blackman & Howard McCain ; directed by Patrick Tatopoulos.

Imprint Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, [2009].


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    UND    Available
Description 1 videodisc (ca. 1 hr., 32 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Based on the characters created by Kevin Grevioux and Len Wiseman & Danny McBride.
Special features: Filmmakers commentary: Underworld: Rise of the Lycans-- from script to screen ; the origin of the feud ; re-creating the Dark Ages ; The look of Underworld: Rise of the Lycans ; music video: "Deathclub (Wes Borland/Renholder Remix)" by William Control feat. Matt Skiba.
Credits Director of photography, Ross Emery ; editors, Peter Amundson, Eric Potter ; music, Paul Haslinger.
Cast Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra, Steven Mackintosh, Kevin Grevioux.
Summary "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 (Michael Sheen) emerges as a powerful leader who rallies the werewolves to rise up against Viktor (Bill Nighy), the cruel vampire king who has enslaved them. Lucian is joined by his secret lover, Sonja (Rhona Mitra), in his battle against the Death Dealer army and his struggle for Lycan freedom"--Container.
Audience MPAA rating: R; for bloody violence and some sexuality.
System Details DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.40:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
Language English, dubbed French, dubbed Spanish or dubbed Thai dialogue, optional English, French, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish or Thai subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Subject Slaves -- Drama
Vendetta -- Drama
Middle Ages -- Drama.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Vampiros -- Teatro.
Hombres lobo -- Teatro.
Genre/Form Werewolf films
Vampire films
Action and adventure films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Added Author Rosenberg, Tom
Wiseman, Len.
Orr, Robert.
McBride, Danny.
Blackman, Dirk.
McCain, Howard.
Tatopoulos, Patrick.
Sheen, Michael.
Nighy, Bill, 1949-
Mitra, Rhona, 1976-
Mackintosh, Steven
Grevioux, Kevin.
Haslinger, Paul, 1962-
Sketch Films (Firm)
Intelligent Creatures (Firm)
Lakeshore Entertainment (Firm)
Screen Gems (1998- )
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Rise of the Lycans
ISBN 1435930029
Standard No. 043396272897
Music No. 27289 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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