Len at the premiere of Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
Underworld Underworld: Evolution Underworld: Rise of the Lycans Underworld: Awakening Underworld: Endless War Underworld: Blood Wars
Underworld, Underworld: Evolution) Writer ( Underworld, Underworld: Evolution, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, Underworld: Awakening) Producer ( Underworld: Evolution, Underworld: Rise of the Lycans, Underworld: Awakening, Underworld: Blood Wars) Len Wiseman is an American director best known for his work on the .
Wiseman got his start filming music videos, and acting as a prop assistant. He wrote the script for
with fellow writers Underworld Kevin Grevioux and Danny McBride, but the script was continuously turned down because Wiseman had no experience. Eventually, Lakeshore Entertainment picked it up, and Wiseman was hired as the film's director. With the success of Underworld, Wiseman went on to write, direct and produce its sequel, . After being picked as the director of Underworld: Evolution , Wiseman chose to stop directing the Live Free or Die Hard Underworld series, instead acting only as a producer and writer. He then produced and wrote both and Underworld: Rise of the Lycans . During the same time that Underworld: Awakening Awakening was shooting, Wiseman also worked as the director of , a remake of the Total Recall 1990 film of the same name, which received mixed to negative reviews from critics. Wiseman also oversaw the creation of the 15-minute anime, . He was also one of the producers of Underworld: Endless War .
Underworld: Blood Wars
Wiseman met his ex wife, actress Kate Beckinsale, while filming Underworld. At the time, he was married to a school teacher, and Beckinsale was involved with actor Michael Sheen; however, they both broke off their relationships and started seeing each other. Just before the start of Underworld: Evolution, Wiseman and Beckinsale married. In 2016, Wiseman and Beckinsale divorced.
Interview with Len Wiseman about the future of the series (2014)