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Underworld 5 begins filming in Prague

After sitting out the third film in the vampires-vs.-werewolves franchise, Kate Beckinsale returns as butt-kicking vampire Selene. This time, the bloodsuckers face a threat that…

(Joe Lederer)

Selene’s return nears: The production of Underworld 5 began Monday in Prague.

The Czech capital will be the primary filming location over 10 weeks for Underworld: Next Generation, the latest film in the $500-million franchise. Film No. 5 welcomes back star Kate Beckinsale and Theo James, who first joined the series in 2012’s Underworld: Awakening.

A pair of Game of Thrones actors will star, too: Charles Dance (Tywin Lannister), as recurring vampire leader Thomas, and James Faulkner (Randyll Tarly). The cast also boasts Tobias Manzies (Outlander), Lara Pulver (Sherlock), Peter Andersson (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Clementine Nicholson, Bradley James, and Daisy Head.

Anne Foerster (Outlander, Criminal Minds) directs from Cory Goodman’s script. Underworld 5 is due in theaters Oct. 21, 2016.