Underworld Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

25th January 2013

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).

9th December 2011

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.

23rd July 2011

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.

24th September 2010

Fact: Kate Beckinsale is bringing back her vampire franchise Underworld for a fourth installment. The new movie begins filming in Canada in March (10)

13th January 2009

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.

13th January 2009

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.

16th April 2008

Fact: Underworld star Scott Speedman's mother, MARY, was a record-breaking Olympic runner until she tore all the ligaments in her ankle.

28th February 2008

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".

27th October 2007

Fact: Actors Bill Nighy and Michael Sheen are to star in the third instalment of the Underworld vampire franchise. The new movie, UNDERWORLD 3: THE RISE OF THE LYCANS, will be a prequel.

25th June 2007

Quote: "I'd really want to do an action movie. Like an Aeon Flux or MATRIX or Underworld. I love those movies." Chart-topping R+B star Rihanna has acting ambitions.

15th April 2007

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

6th June 2006

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).

31st May 2006

Fact: Underworld film-maker Len Wiseman has signed up to direct Bruce Willis in Die Hard 4.0.

22nd February 2006

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>

21st January 2006

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>

20th January 2006

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>

20th January 2006

Fact: <p>Kate Beckinsale's six-year-old daughter LILY plays her mother's vampire character as a child in Underworld: Evolution. </p>

19th January 2006

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>

18th January 2006

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>

14th January 2006

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>

18th December 2005

Quote: <p>"I seem to have acquired this goth reputation that I'm not into at all." Underworld and VAN HELSING star Kate Beckinsale. </p>


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