• Publication date: January 25, 2014

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

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An interspecies love affair initiates a brutal slave revolt with human, vampire, and werewolf casualties.

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2009

MBC Action:

December 22, 2014 01:00 (KSA) ~ December 22, 2014 00:00 (CLT)

Lucian (Michael Sheen) is a were wolfcapable of assuming human form, raised by Viktor (Bill Nighy), a vampire who breeds were wolf slaves to guard the undead during daylight hours.

Viktor's youngest daughter, Sonja (Rhona Mitra) is romantically involved with Lucian -- a secret relationship that breaks societal norms amongst humans, vampires, and werewolves alike.  When evidence of their affair begins to surface, Viktor vows to kill Lucian and punish Sonjafor her transgressions, inadvertently triggering a vicious slave revolt.

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans was an international success, earning $91 million at the box office -- two and a half times its $35 million budget.


  • Bill Nighy
  • Michael Sheen
  • RhonaMitra
  • Kevin Grevioux
  • Steven Mackintosh