Collider may exclusively reveal new footage and behind-the-scenes footage of Blood Rise: Subspecies V, the next chapter of the Subspecies franchise. The film serves as a prequel to the main film franchise and will reveal how the main antagonist Radu Vladislas went from monster-slaying knight to cruel vampire.
Created by the filmmaker Ted Nicholasthe Subspecies The franchises spawned five direct-to-video features between 1991 and 1998. Since then, the franchise has lain dormant, gathering strength in the basement of an abandoned castle and preparing for a resurgence. the Subspecies the return will occur with blood rise, the definitive origin story of Radu, the vampire lord who haunted the nights in the four main chapters of the franchise. Long before he became a cruel vampire, Radu was a monster-slaying knight, and blood rise will reveal how a noble man can become a terrifying creature.
With Anders Hove returning as Radu, the new installment promises to bring fans everything they love in the Subspecies franchises blood rise you will also see Denice Duff returning to the film series in her new role as Helena. Duff is a familiar face to fans, as she has played Michelle Morgan in the last three Subspecies films. In the film series, Michelle is the primary target of the vampire Radu and must fight creatures of darkness to avoid becoming a vampire herself. As blood rise promises to tell a story that spans 500 years, we should see the rise and fall of Radu until he meets Michelle, the woman who would become his undoing.
The new images of Blood Rise: Subspecies V It shows that the prequel will still use a lot of practical effects and makeup to bring its monsters to life. Each installment in the franchise was praised for its use of stop-motion and for shooting in Romania, creative choices that allowed the Subspecies movies to leave a lasting impression. Looking at the exclusive footage, we can tell that the prequel follows a similar path. That should come as no surprise, as Nicolaou is returning as writer and director after fronting all of the previous ones. Subspecies films.
Blood Rise: Subspecies V also stars Kevin Spirts, Stasa Nikolić, Marko Philippovic, Petar Arsic, yulia graut, Olivera PerunicicY Jakov Marjanovic. The prequel is produced by Justin Martell, Seager Dixon, Matt Manjourides, Milos DaukelicY Vladimir Daukelicand will be produced by hi-hat bandfounder and CEO of Full Moon Features, the studio behind all the Subspecies Films.
Blood Rise: Subspecies V It doesn’t have a release date yet. Take a look at the new exclusive images and the synopsis of the film below.
Stolen by the Crusaders the night of his birth, he has no knowledge of his lineage: his mother is a demon; his father is a vampire. Trained and exploited by a brotherhood of mystical monks to slay all enemies of the church, fate brings him one night to his father’s castle, armed with the monster-slaying Sword of Laertes, to destroy the vampire Vladislas and retrieve a holy relic. : The blood stone. The events of that night turn Radu from a nobleman into a vampire without a master, leading him on a centuries-long quest for sustenance and companionship, for the treacherous one who stole him from the sun, and for the Bloodstone he hopes will bring him peace. .