The Vancouver-lensed fourth installment in the supernatural-action franchise is produced by Lakeshore Entertainment and director Len Wiseman.
The newest chapter in the "Underworld" vampires vs werewolves saga marks the return of actress Kate Beckinsale in the title role.
Beckinsale plays vampiric heroine 'Selene'.
Selene escapes imprisonment to find herself in a world where humans have discovered the existence of both the 'Vampire' and 'Lycan' clans.
The humans are conducting an all-out war to eradicate both nocturnal species.
"'Underworld' is one of Screen Gems' most important franchises," said Rory Bruer, president of Worldwide Distribution for Sony Pictures Releasing, confirming the movie's release In Real D Cinemas, IMAX 3D and 2D theatres, January 20th 2012.
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