Entertainment Weekly have releases some better quality snaps from 'Underworld: Rise of the Lycans'. The third release in this werewolf/vampire franchise will be helmed by effects man Patrick Tatopoulos. The prequel will star 'Doomsday' Rhona Mitra. Bill Nighy, Steven Mackintosh, Michael Sheen and Shane Brolly will all be reprising their roles.
This 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 emerges as a powerful leader who rallies the werewolves to rise up against Viktor, the cruel vampire king who has enslaved them. Lucian is joined by his secret lover, Sonja, in his battle against the Death Dealer army and his struggle for Lycan freedom.