Lakeshore Entertainment has signed “Divergent” star Theo James to star in the fifth film in its vampires-versus-werewolves franchise.

Kate Beckinsale, however, will not return for her Selene role after starring in all previous films.

Lakeshore is ramping up development on the yet-to-be-titled film and aiming to shoot in the spring. James starred as a new character and vampire ally to Beckinsale’s character in the fourth film,  “Underworld: Awakening.”

Lakeshore toppers Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi are producing.

The franchise launched in 2003 with “Underworld,” directed by Len Wiseman and starring Beckinsale, followed by 2006’s “Underworld: Evolution,”  2009’s “Underworld: Rise of the Lycans” and 2012’s “Underworld: Awakening,” which grossed $160 million wordlwide.

James starred as Four in “Divergent” opposite Shailene Woodley, and in the second film “Insurgent,” which is in post-production and will open in March. The two “Allegiant” films will also star James and open in 2016 and 2017.