Underworld 5, Dark Tower and others get release dates

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Other than release dates announced most of these film properties have little in terms of concrete news to report, and while I am excited for The Dark Tower and The final Chapter of the Resident Evil franchise The rest are so-so.

Sony has given release dates for a number for film franchise properties here is a rundown….


Underworld 5 – arriving on October 21st, 2016 and directed by Anna Foerster, the fifth Underworld installment will once again star Kate Beckinsale as the vampire warrior Selene. Underworld Awakening costar Theo James is reportedly going to return for this new Underworld movie, though official plot details have yet to be revealed.


The Dark Tower – arriving on January 13th, 2017 and directed by Nikolaj Arcel,  an adaptation of Stephen King’s first novel about the gunslinger Roland Deschain and his journey to find the legendary Dark Tower. No official casting announcements have been made, as of yet.


Resident Evil 6 – arriving on January 27th, 2017 and directed by Paul W.S. Anderson, the film will reportedly complete the story of the warrior Alice (Milla Jovovich) and her battle against the Umbrella Corporation. The working title for the movie is Resident Evil: The Final Chapter.

Barbie – (yes really) arriving on June 2nd, 2017, the film adaptation of the mega-popular Mattel toy property is currently being re-written by Oscar-winner Diablo Cody. The film has yet to gain an official cast or director.

Uncharted – arriving on June 30th, 2017, the film adaptation of the popular video game property is currently undergoing script revisions, with Seth Gordon having recently stepped down as director.