Selene fought Markus once more, and the Elder drove his wing talon through Selene's chest. While hiding in the warehouse, the two finally act upon their feelings for each other. At the same time, she hears gunshots and sees that Michael has caught the attention of human police officers, who are now shooting at him. Following the battle, Selene helps to treat the injured Vampires wounds and is elected one of the new Vampire Elders, alongside David and Lena, making Selene one of the three new leaders of the entire Vampire race. Dr. Jacob Lane, director of Antigen, is revealed to be a Lycan alongside his son Quint; the antidote is actually to make Lycans immune to the deadly effects of silver. Underworld is a series of action horror films created by Len Wiseman, Kevin Grevioux, and Danny McBride.The first film, Underworld, was released in 2003.It tells the story of Selene (Kate Beckinsale), a vampire who works as a Death Dealer, killing the lycans who allegedly slaughtered her family. In this … Selene gains greater strength and new powers from Alexander’s blood, which she drinks from his slit wrist. It’s hard to keep a good vampire down. Michael seems to bring out Selene's more 'human' side, encouraging her to be more warm and caring and to show her feelings, slowly breaking down the icy barrier she usually hides behinds. Will Underworld 5 Take Down Rogue One at the Box Office? Later, Selene recognizes the medallion from her youth, horrifying her. In Underworld: Awakening, Selene escapes imprisonment to find herself in a world where humans have discovered the existence of both Vampire and Lycan clans, and are conducting an all-out war to eradicate both immortal species. Series. This revelation, coupled with Viktor’s threats towards Michael, succeed in turning Selene's affections towards Viktor into hatred. Due to the impact of the films, action figures for Selene were created, all designed by Mezco. However, these accusations and Viktor’s earlier betrayal of Selene had planted a seed of doubt in Selene’s mind, as when Viktor arrives at the scene, a distraught Selene confronts him about his actions. While in the tunnels beneath the subway, Selene discovers what she thinks may be a Lycan lair. Underworld Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. She uses the opportunity to shut down power to the mansion and to free Selene from her room. She is also horrified by his callous killing of his own daughter and unborn grandchild. The following weapons were used in the film Underworld: Blood Wars: Chase has been working with actress Kate Beckinsale, most recently on her US talk-show tour promoting her just-opened movie Underworld: Blood Wars (it's the fifth in the successful film franchise, her fourth as kick-ass vampire Selene). Selene was around 6-7-years-old when work on the prison completed. Erika, who is desperately in love with Kraven, becomes angered by this. Aforementioned, Underworld Blood Wars Selene Coat is a facsimile of the coat that Selene wore in Underworld: Blood Wars. Typical for all-female Death Dealers, Selene wears a black leather outfit: a bodysuit with a corset, a long duster coat, and heavy, high-heeled, under-knee length combat boots. After Selene defeats Markus and Michael defeats William, sunlight lands on Selene's arm, revealing that Alexander's blood has purged the vampiric weakness to sunlight. Selene appears skeptical until Lena reveals several facts about Selene she could not possibly have known by 'reading' her. With the loss of both her daughter and Michael, and marked for death by the Vampire Council, who consider her a traitor, Selene has grown world-weary, wandering alone. Selene initially attempts to return to Ördögház, planning on awakening Marcus Corvinus, the remaining Vampire Elder, hoping to inform him of the conspiracy and to plead for Michael's life. Age In Underworld: Endless War, Selene is voiced by Canadian voice actress, Laura Harris. 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To keep the location of William's prison secret, Viktor killed Selene's entire family. Before he leaves the room, he tells her that she must kill Michael. At the age of nineteen, the untimely and gruesome deaths of her entire family completely broke her heart, as she had loved them all dearly, and left her an orphan. Underworld: Blood Wars is the fourth installment in the Underworld film series. At the end of the movie, she says, “I no longer fear death. [8] It was the first time she had "been involved with a movie from the moment it's a germ of an idea right through the whole editing process. At the mansion, Viktor chastises Selene for awakening him a century ahead of schedule and orders her to be judged by the Vampire Council, which he and Selene both know will be a death sentence. Selene during the subway station shootout. Following the vision, she discovers a young girl and insists they can't leave her. "[5] The film received mostly negative reviews but was a surprise box office hit and has gained a cult following. Selene tracks down the human she believes the Lycans have an interest in Michael Corvin. — Selene, Underworld: Endless War Part I. Selene is the protagonist of the 15-minute anime, Underworld: Endless War, which chronicles events during three different periods of time. There, Selene sees a man she immediately notes as being handsome, though she declines to speak to him. She begins to suspect that Kraven never really killed Lucian as he claims to have done, and breaks into the Coven's archives to find proof of her theory. Selene is stated to be "the Purest Vampire" due to having Alexander Corvinus' blood and is one of the most powerful, if not the most powerful Vampire at the time of Blood Wars. Kraven claims that Viktor made Selene a Vampire to replace Sonja, his own daughter who he condemned to death. They arrive too late, however, and Selene is forced to fight Marcus. Selene is also an expert in unarmed combat. Selene attacks the brothers in a sewer system beneath the mansion, killing the eldest brother, Darius, when he puts himself between her and his brothers. She is also headstrong and stubborn, even to a fault, refusing to walk away during suspicious activity or until the task at hand is completed. 1 Underworld: Rise of the Lycans 2 Underworld 3 Underworld: Evolution 4 Underworld: Awakening 5 Underworld: Blood Wars 6 Sixth film Pierce - Killed by Kahn. First appearance Selene's relationship with Michael is rather complicated, but he is probably the one person she cares for most in the world and one of the few people she genuinely trusts. He agrees to help save Eve, admitting he was married to a Vampire until she committed suicide during the Purge. Selene is proficient with many weapons, medieval and modern. Selene brushes off Krandrill's remark and finishes him off before regrouping with Michael, commenting in her voiceover that she no longer feels the same as she had before, but as long as she and Michael are together, she can deal with living forever. Conflicted, Selene joins a group of Death Dealers led by Kahn in an assault on the Lycan den, but quickly splits from the group to find Michael. Selene would go on to become a Death Dealer, fighting against the Lycans for vengeance on the atrocities she believed they had committed against her family. It then breaks her down completely again, even lower than she was at the start of the film, and forces her to rebuild herself once again, discovering the warrior inside for one final battle. Underworld: Blood Wars will satisfy die hard fans, but unfortunately, there is little to recommend for others. Up for sale is a copy of the Celebrity Authentics edition of Underworld Blood Wars #1 signed by actress Kate Beckinsale with a "Selene" remark and graded 9.9 (Mint) by CGC under its Signature Series label.The CGC case is in great shape with no cracks. Even before acknowledging her deeper feelings for Michael, she did everything she could to avoid killing him even after learning that he had been bitten by Lucian, recognizing that he could not be blamed for what he had become. A disease of rage and anger flourishes in his blood, and his prepared to find Selene no matter what cost. Viktor did not kill her because of her resemblance to his deceased daughter and his belief that she would have been much too young to remember where exactly the fortress' location was. Angered, Kraven tells Selene about how her family really died and how the war started. She awakens Viktor from his deep slumber (torpor), believing that only he has the power to deal with the conspiracy between Kraven and Lucian. Selene finds one of the Lycans, Singe, still alive. Following the murder of her family and prior to meeting Michael Corvin, Viktor is the person Selene is closest to. Wanting to find out why Marcus was after the pendant after all this time, Selene seeks out Andreas Tanis. While she would look up to Viktor as a surrogate father figure (and he sees her as a surrogate daughter), she would still continue to feel the pain of her grief and loss of her real family's deaths for the centuries to come. Selene appears in the non-canon novel Underworld: Blood Enemy, written by Greg Cox. Selene briefly appears at the end of Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, which was also the opening scene of the first Underworld, with the audio from the scene where Kraven tells Selene that it was Viktor who murdered her family, rather than the Lycans, and that Viktor spared her because she reminded him of the daughter he condemned to death; Selene replies to Kraven, "Lies". After breaking free, she escapes the facility where she is being held captive. Selene was a relatively tall woman with pale skin and dark brown shoulder-length hair. Good Samaritan : Constantly in the first movie, whether it's risking his life to help a woman during a shootout, or saving Selene's life even after she kidnaps him. She seems to trust Erika enough to leave Michael alone in her care. He lied to her, telling her a pack of Lycans had killed her family, ensuring that she would never betray the species as Sonja had. UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS is an UNDERWORLD flick for better or worse. Movie Review. Selene does occasionally show her emotions and inner feelings, more so after she meets Michael. Selene fights Marcus once more, and the Elder drives his wing talon through her chest. He later thanks her, much to both of their embarrassment. She is also something of an idealist, believing in certain ideals as justice. Selene chases Trix as he flees into deeper parts of the subway. —Andreas Tanis, explaining to Selene why her family was killed. She and Michael track Krandrill down and attack a hotel, where they discover Krandrill and a harem of female Lycans who are all loyal to him. Selene is responsible for the death of renegade Lycan Leyba, tracking her down after Leyba's forces attack a Lycan weapons deal and are responsible for the deaths of both the Lycans and another member of Selene's team. Selene is also immune to the Lycanthropy virus as a Vampire-Corvinus Strain Hybrid, as seen in Underworld: Awakening, where a Lycan bites down on her shoulder and she continues to fight without showing any sign of debilitation. Up for sale is a copy of the Celebrity Authentics edition of Underworld Blood Wars #1 signed by actress Kate Beckinsale with a "Selene" remark and graded 9.9 (Mint) by CGC under its Signature Series label.The CGC case is in great shape with no cracks. Chase has been working with actress Kate Beckinsale, most recently on her US talk-show tour promoting her just-opened movie Underworld: Blood Wars (it's the fifth in the successful film franchise, her fourth as kick-ass vampire Selene). Prequel Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans, which saw Michael Sheen reprise his role from the first movie and revealed how the vampire/werewolf conflict kicked off; outside of archive footage Beckinsale wasn't involved. Modern firearms that she uses include the Walther P99 and a variety of fully automatic machine pistols. Selene realizes that Lucian is alive and well and that she saw him just the night before. Selene goes to comfort David. It’s a great big question mark that’s so profoundly distracting, it warps the entire movie. Relatives Following her resurrection in Underworld: Blood Wars, Selene kept the black suit but started to wear a long white fur coat, resembling the fur coats used by the Vampires of the Nordic Coven. Selene also finds that she has seen the pendant that Markus was trying to get, when she was a child. Selene leads the Nordic Vampires to the aid of the Eastern Coven and battles Marius, learning from his blood memories that he murdered her lover Michael and is using his blood to temporarily increase his own abilities (believing that Eve's blood will make this permanent). She discovers that the Lycans were tracking the man she had noticed in the subway, though she doesn't understand why. When Vidar reveals he knew David's late mother and that the Coven's mourning for her lasted a long time, Selene realizes that this meant David's mother was an extremely high-ranking Vampire and deduces that she was the Elder Amelia. As a child, her hair was light brown. Kraven leads Selene back to her room, where he locks her in. She is then named one of three new Vampire Elders, along with David and Lena, achieving the ultimate honour and status among the Covens. Selene is also hunted by the Lycan leader Marius, who seeks the location of Eve, not realizing that even Selene doesn't know where she is. In response to the threat posed by new Lycan leader Marius, the Vampire Council agrees to grant Selene clemency in exchange for Selene training their Death Dealers to fight this new threat. If the preceding Underworld films were any good, the chasm separating them from Underworld: Blood Wars would be cataclysmic. Characters who have died in the Underworld franchise. In UNDERWORLD: BLOOD WARS muss Vampirin und Todeshändlerin Selene (KATE BECKINSALE) die brutalen Attacken des Lykaner-Klans und der Vampire, die sie verraten haben, abwehren. Her companion and lover was Michael Corvin, the first Hybrid, and they have a daughter together, Eve. Antigen, the biotech corporation that took custody of Selene and Michael, "raised" Eve as 'Subject 2' in captivity for the first 11-12 years of her life. A 9mm Heckler & Koch USP Match equipped with a Jet Funnel extended magazine well makes its first appearance when it is given to Selene (Kate Beckinsale) by Kahn to test out. Tanis explains to her why Viktor killed her family, and also reveals that it was Marcus, not Viktor, who was the original Vampire. The girl recognizes Selene, explaining that she was the one that freed Selene and that she is, in fact, Selene's daughter by Michael, born during Selene's time in cryogenic suspension. Selene is furious and revives David using her Immortal blood, then leaves the Coven to rescue her daughter. Upon hearing the Lycan's story and learning Lucian is indeed still alive, Viktor apologizes to Selene for doubting her. Image: ©Screen Gems/Sony Pictures. After Kraven shoots Michael, Selene’s hatred for him intensifies, stating that she only hopes to live long enough to “see Viktor choke the life out of [him].” Upon later learning of Kraven's demise at the hands of Marcus, Selene feels no pity or sorrow. Selene surprisingly tolerates Erika’s presence and listens to her conversations and advice – even if she doesn’t take it on board or reciprocate. Premiering just in time for New York Comic Con, the new trailer for Underworld: Blood Wars is taking no prisoners. Much of it is computer-generated and fake looking, but there are still lots of blood spurts, bloody wounds, and other graphic moments (a severed head, a werewolf's spine ripped out, etc. Beckinsale's daughter, Lily Mo Sheen, plays the character as a child in a flashback in Underworld: Evolution. Following the events of the previous film, Selene has now become a pariah, hunted by Lycans and Vampires alike. In the movie, Selene arrives with David when the Coven forgives her. ). Although initially emotionally distant from Eve due to her grief over Michael's supposed loss, Selene nevertheless assures her daughter that she will do everything in her power to take care of her, breaking into Antigen to save her and embracing Eve with obvious affection after they are reunited. It feels detached, as the does the film itself, like a relic from twenty years ago clinging for relevance. Screen Gems/Lakeshore Entertainment has shared a cool motion poster for Underworld: Blood Wars, opening in theaters on January 6, 2017. On the way, they are attacked by Lycans and Selene witnesses the girl morph into a Hybrid. Selene also becomes noticeably more violent when those she loves suffer or die. The film premiered internationally on November 24, 2016 and in the US on January 6, 2017. Selene is estimated to have been born around the year 1383. In the warehouse, Michael attempts to tend to Selene's burn wounds, only to discover they have already healed. Selene uses her new speed to get behind Marius and rip out his spine, killing him. Underworld: Blood Wars is the fourth installment in the Underworld film series. [7], In 2006, Beckinsale reprised her role as Selene in the successful vampire sequel Underworld: Evolution, directed by her husband. Director Anna Foerster/2017. Despite sharing a sire, Selene appears to have had little to no knowledge of Semira; neither from the first-hand experience nor from anecdotes told by others. She further deduces that this means David is the rightful heir to the leadership of the Eastern Coven. She uses the last of her strength to lift the ice and slips into the freezing water. Selene (Kate Beckinsale) has gone through a lot since the first Underworld film. She then takes David to a nearby safehouse to treat his wound - David having been shot with what is revealed to be a tracker. Selene is headstrong and stubborn, even to a fault, not willing to back down when she knows something is wrong or leave any stone unturned when she is investigating Lycan activity. This incident appears to shake her trust in Viktor somewhat, but she still remains loyal to him. Selene, meanwhile, regards Kraven as "a pig, a coward and an insufferable egotist" who is too wrapped up in himself to even pick up on the fact that Selene simply doesn't want anything to do with him, let alone be his arm-trophy at the coven's social events. While I am giving it a recommendation, it is simply meant for fans that already take … During the Lycan attack on the Eastern Coven, Selene returns with her powers enhanced by the cocooning, wearing the coat of a member of the Nordic Coven and with her hair having turned partially white. Realizing that she cannot save him, Selene returns to Alexander's ship, intent on finding and killing Marcus. When confronted by weaker opponents who could easily be simply incapacitated or avoided, Selene most often does not hesitate to kill them, showing any remorse for her actions afterwards. As revealed in the first & second films, Selene was born to a Hungarian family; her father, mother, her older sister (Cecilia), and her baby twin nieces. Selene loved her human family very much and after their murder, she looks to Viktor as a replacement parent, idealizing him and looking to him when she believes the Coven is in danger. Underworld: Blood Wars is still a few months away from premiering, but fans are already gearing up to see Selene (Kate Beckinsale) in what appears to be her last outing in the Underworld franchise. The usually stoic Selene is greatly distressed when Viktor rejects her claims and accuses her of breaking the Covenant by fraternizing with a Lycan. An alternative ending of Underworld: Blood Wars. In Underworld: Endless War, she was voiced by Laura Harris, who also voiced Shadowcat in the Astonishing X-Men motion comic. 2003: Underworld: EvolutionUnderworld: Evolution picks up right where the first film left off. Seventy years later, Selene is dispatched back to Paris to protect a powerful Vampire known as Lord Clovis, the leader of the Paris branch of the Old World Coven, who are preparing to perform a traditional ceremony. 632+ (retconned from 120 in the original Underworld) D.O.B. The deaths of her six-year-old nieces hit her especially hard. Eventually Selene kills the Super Lycan, and rescues Eve, who kills the Lycan doctor in charge, but when they go to rescue Michael (whom Selene had found and weakened the cryogenic tank of earlier), they find that he has already escaped and are unable to locate him, but Selene knows he will be hunted like Eve was. Before she leaves, she kisses him, then handcuffs him to a chair. Upon seeing Viktor strangling Michael to death, Selene grabs Viktor's sword and uses it to cut his head in half, saving Michael and avenging her family at the same time. Now, we might not be used to thinking of the words good and vampire in the same sentence. Memories flood his mind, revealing what had happened to him. Kate Beckinsale has starred in five movies in total as Selene, starting with 2003's Underworld. Species When he lies dying of silver nitrate poisoning, she only bites him in order to save his life by making him a Hybrid. He corners her and is forced to revert to his human form in order to reach her, only for Selene to thrust an activated silver-based grenade into Quint's body, causing him to explode. She is also a prominent figure in the anime, video game, the novelizations, and various comic books. After closing the door, Kraven tells one of his men to keep a close eye on Selene, as she is his "future queen". [13] She "wasn't intending to do another one" but was convinced by the quality of the script: "You really want to see stakes that mean something in these kind of movies. Once she has recovered, Selene leads the Nordic Coven's warriors to the Eastern Coven, to aid them in their battle against Marius and his Lycan army. 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