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Kate Beckinsale on the red carpet at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards held at T-Mobile Arena. Drake walked away as the biggest winner on the night with Beyonce also picking up five awards - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Sunday 21st May 2017

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Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale on the red carpet at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards held at T-Mobile Arena. Drake walked away as the biggest winner on the night with Beyonce also picking up five awards - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Sunday 21st May 2017

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Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale on the red carpet at the 2017 Billboard Music Awards held at T-Mobile Arena. Drake walked away as the biggest winner on the night with Beyonce also picking up five awards - Las Vegas, Nevada, United States - Sunday 21st May 2017

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Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale leaving Craig's restaurant by the back door - Hollywood, California, United States - Friday 19th May 2017

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Kate Beckinsale

Kate Beckinsale at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards - Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California, United States - Saturday 25th February 2017

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Kate Beckinsale Enjoyed Slipping Back Into Selene's Trousers For Underworld: Blood Wars


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While she also returned to more highbrow roles last year with the Jane Austen adaptation Love & Friendship, Kate Beckinsale says she loved revisiting Selene. "There's a lot that goes on for the character in this movie," Beckinsale says. "She has stuff happen to her that hasn't happened before, and we also have a lot of new cast. It feels like a very different universe and world this time."

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She admits to being somewhat surprised at the franchise's longevity. "I think I envisioned it coming to an end after the first one," Beckinsale says. "I never really planned on doing five movies playing the same character! And it's an amazing privilege because there's not that many girls that get the opportunity to be in a long-running franchise, especially an original story. There's no template for where it goes from here."

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'Do I Look Worried?': Kate Beckinsale Is Back Fighting Lycans In 'Underworld: Blood Wars'


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Kate Beckinsale is back with her shiny catsuit and glowing contact lenses as vengeful Death Dealer vampire Selene in 'Underworld: Blood Wars' - the latest installment in the vampire/Lycan series. The new film sees the franchise's first female director in Anna Foerster ('Criminal Minds', 'Outlander').

Kate Beckinsale in UnderworldKate Beckinsale returns for 'Underworld: Blood Wars'

'Underworld: Blood Wars' carries on from 2012's 'Underworld: Awakening', which saw Selene escape her cryonic prison only to discover that she has a hybrid daughter named Eve (India Eisley) and the latter's Lycan father Michael is missing. She discovered a world overrun by Lycans posing as genocidal humans and Eve's life is under threat because her DNA is coveted by the Lycans who want to perfect their bloodlines and those who want to cure both the vampires and the Lycans and end the eternal war for good.

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Underworld: Blood Wars Trailer


Vampire death dealer Selene has been fighting for survival for years against the vampire faction that double-crossed her and her bloodline's sworn enemy the Lycans. Imprisoned for twelve years, she awoke to a world overrun with Lycans, but also to a potential end to the eternal war. He daughter Eve, a vampire-lycan hybrid who's father is Selene's lover Michael Corvin, could be the key to curing the world of this supernatual disease, but the pair have still not reunited with Michael who is believed to be on the run himself. Selene and Eve aren't alone, however, because this time they are joined by a vampire survivor named David and his father Thomas. But what will they have to sacrifice to save the world from drowning in darkness?

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Kate Beckinsale Sends Her Daughter Naked Pictures Of Ex Michael Sheen To Cheer Her Up


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Kate Beckinsale has a really strange way of cheering up her daughter – she sends her a naked photo of her ex-boyfriend (and her daughter’s father) Michael Sheen. Okay then (!)

Beckinsale and Sheen dated for eight years between 1995 and 2003, during which time they welcomed their daughter Lily Mo, now 17 years old, in 1999. Although they split, they have remained friends since.

The 42 year old actress made the startling revelation during an appearance earlier this week on Conan O’Brien’s chat show.

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If James Bond Were A Woman She'd Be Any Of These Ladies


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Since Daniel Craig firmly stated that he didn't want to do another James Bond film after 'Spectre', suggestions have been flying all over the place about who it could be next. Will Idris Elba become the first black 007? Or will it embrace the talents of Tom Hardy or Tom Hiddleston? But what if was a woman?

Ok, so feminism aside, it's a firmly held idea that Bond should continue to be a male. For a start, you'd have to change the name - how many ladies do you know called James? (Apart from Blake Lively's daughter, of course). But if you erase the tradition of him being a man, you might as well erase all the other Bond conventions; the gadgets, the fast cars, the womanising etc. But, turning pop culture upside for a moment, if James Bond WERE a woman - who would she be?

Emily BluntEmily Blunt displayed some I-work-for-the-government skills in 'Sicario'

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Absolutely Anything Review

Terrible

Simon Pegg continues his rollercoaster career, alternating between superior blockbuster franchises (Mission: Impossible and Star Trek) and awkward British romantic-comedies (Hector and the Search for Happiness). And this might just be his most disastrous move yet. Despite a promising cast, which includes a reunion of the surviving Monty Python members, this madcap sci-fi comedy never finds its tone, veering wildly from nutty slapstick to sentimental silliness. It's hard to remember laughing even once while watching it.

The story kicks off when an American space probe launched in 1972 is intercepted by the Intergalactic Council (voiced by the Pythons). Their investigation into Earth consists of watching YouTube videos, so of course they decide to destroy the planet. But first, they'll give one earthling a chance to save the world: they randomly choose North London schoolteacher Neil (Simon Pegg) and give him superpowers that allow him to do absolutely anything. After a few mishaps, he tries to use his abilities to improve his life, making his his dog Dennis speak (in the voice of Robin Williams) and appearing irresistible to his neighbour Catherine (Kate Beckinsale). Even though she already likes him. But Neil only has 10 days to do the right thing with his powers, or Earth is doomed.

Yes, this is essentially the same plot as Bruce Almighty, but the film never quite settles on an approach. It's produced in the style of an over-wacky child's movie, but the humour is eerily adult-oriented, so it's difficult to see who would enjoy it. The main plot is never remotely coherent, meandering through the story without any sense of direction. There are also a few corny sideroads to pad out the slim running time, including Neil's work colleague (Sanjeev Baskar) becoming an object of religious devotion, while Catherine's American military one-night-stand (Rob Riggle) becomes an obsessive stalker. Neither of these strands goes anywhere funny. Nor do extended cameos by Eddie Izzard (as a gruff headmaster) or Joanna Lumley (as a snooty TV presenter).

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Nicky Hilton Weds James Rothschild At Kensington Palace - See The Pictures


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Nicky Hilton and James Rothschild are married! The happy couple tied the knot in the orangery at Kensington Palace in London on Friday (10th July). The hotel heiress and her family were spotted leaving Claridge’s hotel on Friday morning and heading for the palace.

Nicky HiltonNicky Hilton leaving Claridge's Hotel on Friday morning.

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Absolutely Anything Trailer


If you could change absolutely anything in the world, what would it be? This is the ultimate question that Neil Clarke finds himself faced with when he wakes up with the ability to become whoever he wants to be, have whatever he wants and make the impossible very easily possible. Little does he know that this is a test set up by some disgruntled extra-terrestrial lifeforms, who have given the following ultimatum: use this ultimate power for good, or watch the Earth burn. Unfortunately, Neil has a lot of things in his own life that he would like to change, let alone important things in the rest of the world. He wishes for an easier life, to be more attractive and to win the heart of his neighbour Catherine. But, as Spider-Man once said, with great power comes great responsibility, so if he is thinking of making some big changes, he ought to make sure he's really thought them through first.

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Kate Beckinsale Reprising Role As Selene In 'Underworld 5'


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Kate Beckinsale will be reprising her role as the vampire Selene in the fifth instalment of the Underworld franchise. Beckinsale has starred in the past four parts of the successful action-horror franchise.

Kate BeckinsaleKate Beckinsale is set to star in Underworld 5.

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Stonehearst Asylum Review


Very Good

An arch approach makes this bonkers thriller rather enjoyable, even if it never quite cracks the surface. The story comes from the Edgar Allan Poe story The System of Doctor Tarr and Professor Fether, written in 1845, so director Brad Anderson (The Call) has fashioned the movie as bit of riotous Victorian mental institution nuttiness. Cue the mad-eyed acting, gothic production design and ludicrously batty plot. But if you take it for what it is, it's pretty entertaining.

It takes place in December 1999, as the new century is about to dawn and young doctor Edward (Jim Sturgess) arrives at Stonehearst Lunatic Asylum in a freakishly isolated corner of England. Instantly smitten with the inmate Eliza (Kate Beckinsale), Edward struggles to concentrate on the tasks given to him by his sinister boss Silas (Ben Kingsley), while being constantly watched over by the glowering groundsman Mickey Finn (David Thewlis). Silas' revolutionary system of treatment involves indulging the patients in their specific delusions, which has created a deranged sense of community in the sprawling hospital. Then one night stumbling around in the darkness, Edward discovers a group of people locked in prison cells in the basement, and their leader Benjamin (Michael Caine) claims to be the true head doctor. Yes, the inmates have taken over the asylum!

This premise allows the cast to indulge in a variety of hilariously shifty performances, hamming up every scene with constant innuendo. There isn't anyone in this place who looks remotely sane. Sturgess is fine as the dull Edward, while Beckinsale keeps her character's madness just out of sight, so both of them pale in this colourful company. Kingsley and Caine camp it up marvellously, while Thewlis adds a strong sense of menace and Sophie Kennedy Clark almost steals the film as an amusingly sex-mad virginal nurse. It's also worth watching the background players, as each has a ball his or her brand of craziness.

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Kate Beckinsale

Date of birth

26th July, 1973

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.70


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Kate Beckinsale Movies

Underworld: Blood Wars Trailer

Underworld: Blood Wars Trailer

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The Disappointments Room Trailer

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Love and Friendship Trailer

Love and Friendship Trailer

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Love & Friendship Movie Review

Love & Friendship Movie Review

Acclaimed filmmaker Whit Stillman reunites the stars of his 1998 drama The Last Days of...

Absolutely Anything Movie Review

Absolutely Anything Movie Review

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Absolutely Anything Trailer

Absolutely Anything Trailer

If you could change absolutely anything in the world, what would it be? This is...

Stonehearst Asylum Movie Review

Stonehearst Asylum Movie Review

An arch approach makes this bonkers thriller rather enjoyable, even if it never quite cracks...

The Face of an Angel Movie Review

The Face of an Angel Movie Review

By taking a fictionalised approach to the Meredith Kercher murder case in Italy, filmmaker Michael...

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The Face of an Angel Trailer

In 2007, a young British student was brutally sexually assaulted and murdered in the room...

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Stonehearst Asylum Trailer

Stonehearst Asylum follows the plot of Edgar Allen Poe's short story The System of Doctor...

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