She’s Back! Kate Beckinsale and Underworld 4

Leather hording, gun blazing, blue-eyed beauty is back! Actress Kate Beckinsale will be reprising her role as Selene in Underworld 4. We are very happy to hear this news. The rumors can be put to rest now that the press release has been issued. Not only that, J. Michael Straczynski will be helping with the revisions of the screen write. Hip Hip Hooray! J. Michael Straczynski helped create Babylon 5, wrote the film Changeling, and has done some work for Marvel. Looks like we are in for a great movie night!

Check out the official release.

“Reprising her role as the character Selene, Kate Beckinsale will take the lead in Screen Gems and Lakeshore Entertainment’s fourth installment of the UNDERWORLD franchise.

The project penned by John Hlavin with revisions with J. Michael Straczynski will be produced by Lakeshore Entertainment’s Tom Rosenberg and Gary Lucchesi, and Len Wiseman. A director is currently being sought out for the project as well as an actress to take the role of Selene’s daughter. Production is set to start in March of 2011 in Vancouver.

Beckinsale is known for roles in THE AVIATOR, CLICK, NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH, and SNOW ANGELS.

Straczynski recently penned the screenplay for CHANGELING.

Hlavin’s writing credits include the television series’ Trust Me and the Golden Globe® winning series The Shield. He will next write the script for the Warner Bros. film THE GUNSLINGER and ALIBI.

Screen Gems’ Senior Vice President of Production, Scott Strauss will oversee the project for the studio.

Beckinsale is represented by WME and Brillstein Entertainment Partners. Straczynski is represented by CAA. Hlavin is represented by UTA.”

Source: Chud

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