Kate Beckinsale has officially closed her deal to reprise her role as Selene in"Underworld 4, The Hollywood Reporter,
Story details are not yet known beyond the saga's usual vampire vs. werewolves tale, but it seems likely events will pick up from the end of 2006's "Underworld: Evolution" with all the vampire elders now slain and Selene having obtained special powers including the ability to safely tolerate daylight.
John Hlavin wrote the script that J. Michael Straczynski ("Changeling," "Babylon 5") is polishing.
The search is on for a director and an actress to play Selene's daughter in the sequel
Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi and Len Wiseman will be producing.
Filming kicks off in March in Vancouver in order to hit theaters on January 20th, 2012.