Apple has debuted the new trailer for Screen Gems' Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, hitting theaters on January 23rd. Directed by Patrick Tatopoulos from a script by Danny McBride, the third installment stars Michael Sheen, Bill Nighy, Rhona Mitra and Kevin Grevioux.
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 (Sheen) emerges as a powerful leader who rallies the werewolves to rise up against Viktor (Nighy), the cruel vampire king who has enslaved them. Lucian is joined by his secret lover, Sonja (Mitra), in his battle against the Death Dealer army and his struggle for Lycan freedom.