Fact: Underworld frontman Karl Hyde is set to release his debut solo album in April (13) after collaborating with British composer Leo Abrahams. The Born Slippy hitmaker, who helped filmmaker Danny Boyle co-ordinate the music for last summer's (12) London Olympics opening ceremony, will hit the road to promote the album and has announced his worldwide tour will begin in Tokyo, Japan later this year (07Apr13).
Quote: "I kept one of the suits. I did wear it for Halloween once. I dressed it up a bit so no-one knew that that's what it was - I used it as the base for another costume. Oh... and it comes in handy on my husband's birthday, ha!" Kate Beckinsale on re-using her vampire costume from the Underworld film franchise.
Quote: "I don't mind being the grandmammy of vampires, actually. I don't mind being the mature one with no glitter or a shiny bottom." Kate Beckinsale pokes fun at the younger stars of vampire hit Twilight while discussing her role as a bloodsucker in upcoming sequel Underworld: Awakening.
Quote: "They're like rock stars. Vampires have a KEITH RICHARD element to them... They're cool and delicious... And they don't have to have Botox." British star Rhona Mitra on why vampires are so appealing to moviegoers. Mitra stars in the upcoming third Underworld movie, replacing Kate Beckinsale as the lead.
Quote: "He had pictures of wolves all over his mirror. He thought he was a wolf." Actress Rhona Mitra reveals Underworld: RISE OF THE LYCANS co-star Michael Sheen really got into character as a wolfman.
Quote: "I've only ever had about three boyfriends. Only a handful of people have seen into the Pharoah's Tomb." Underworld star Kate Beckinsale carefully selects those allowed to see her "best asset".
Quote: "I've had great experiences with people I've met on films; I've married half of them. I should come with a warning sign that says, 'Don't worry, I'm not going to marry you. I'm done.'" Kate Beckinsale on her penchant for falling for co-stars and directors. She is currently married to her Underworld director Len Wiseman
Quote: "If I wasn't nominated in the same category as Harry Potter, and I didn't have a seven-year-old, it might be more exciting, but I know nobody's rooting for me in my house." Kate Beckinsale didn't have big hopes of winning a Best Hero prize - for her leading role in Underworld: Evolution at the MTV Movie Awards on Saturday (03JUN06).
Quote: <p>"I do feel pretty sexy all the time. But you know what? That's because I'm in a relationship that is really great." Actress Kate Beckinsale revels in relationship with Underworld director Len Wiseman. </p>
Quote: <p>"At 17 a director in Paris asked me to take off my dress, saying that everybody was doing it and he just wanted to make sure that I was thin. I did and I felt horrible about it. I was too politely English and more concerned about appearing rude."Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale has impeccable manners, even when she encounters the casting couch. </p>
Quote: <p>"We've kind of adopted him as a pseudo family pet - we stroke him and feed him, so then it was odd, after having known him for a couple years, to suddenly find yourself with him only wearing a c**ksock." Kate Beckinsale on performing sex scenes with pal and Underworld: Evolution co-star Scott Speedman. </p>
Quote: <p>"I would like to have a long career, but I don't want to lay on my death bed, clutching my five Oscars when my kid is in rehab." Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale puts her family first. </p>
Quote: <p>"Van Helsing wasn't such a great experience - lovely people but, creatively, I didn't enjoy that much at all, possibly because there's a limit to how many of those films you can do." Actress Kate Beckinsale tired of making vampire movies on the set of Van Helsing - but that didn't stop her making a sequel to undead action film Underworld. </p>
Quote: <p>"The dedication the fans put into their costumes was amazing. I can kind of relate to it because I was one of those kids who used to trail around after The Rocky Horror Picture Show." Kate Beckinsale can empathise with her gothic Underworld fans. </p>