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Kate Beckinsale Supports Literacy Crusade

3/2/2012 11:34am EST
Kate Beckinsale
Actress Kate Beckinsale took time out from her busy schedule on Thursday to entertain children in Los Angeles as part of National Reading Month.

The Underworld star headed to the city's Barnes & Noble store to read to kids in conjunction with The Nestle Share the Joy of Reading Program, which is donating up to $250,000 to the Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) organization.

Beckinsale talked about her own love of literature with the youngsters, and she hopes the scheme will encourage children to build up their book collection.

She says, "As a mum and a big reader, I am excited to be partici...

Aaron Eckhart To Star In 'I, Frankenstein'

10/10/2011 8:12am EDT
Aaron Eckhart
Aaron Eckhart is set to pile on the prosthetics to play Frankenstein's monster in a re-imagining of Mary Shelley's classic story.

The Dark Knight star has signed up to appear in I, Frankenstein, a new film based on Underworld co-creator Kevin Grevioux's graphic novel of the same name, which sees Shelley's monster having survived into the present day.

The movie's screenwriter and director, Stuart Beattie, tells Variety, "Mary Shelley's story is about the creation of the first human being. This is the story about that being becoming human."

Eckhart follows in the footsteps of Hollywood'...

Kate Beckinsale's Husband Talked Her Into 'Underworld: Awakening' Role

8/23/2011 1:18pm EDT
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale had to be convinced by her filmmaker husband Len Wiseman to reprise her role as a vampire in the Underworld franchise.

The British actress starred in the first two movies, but was left out of the third installment, and she was reluctant to reprise the role of the vampire character Selene in the forthcoming Underworld: Awakening as she was originally told the series was a trilogy.

However, Wiseman, who co-created the story, was determined to coax his wife into playing the part once more.

She says, "I really wasn't intending to do another one. I kind of always heard that...

Kate Beckinsale Looks Sweet, Is All Smiles Following 'Nowhere Boy' Premiere

10/2/2010 9:00am EDT
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale and Len Wiseman left the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood Thursday after watching "Nowhere Boy." Director Len helped his actress wife through the crowds of photographers and fans as they left the Theatre.

The true story of John Lennon's troubled childhood and difficult relationship with his family is brought to the screen in the period drama.

Kate stars in the upcoming films "Underworld 4" and "The Trials of Cate McCullogh" about a former hotshot lawyer in recovery and estranged from her family who must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.

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Kate Beckinsale Can Make Waiting For A Ride Look Sexy

8/26/2010 3:25pm EDT
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale once again makes being sexy look easy as she waited to be picked up from a medical building in Pacific Palisades on Wednesday.

The actress wore wooden clog heels and a ruffled white top with skinny jeans.

Kate stars in the upcoming film "The Trials of Cate McCullogh" in which a former hotshot lawyer, in recovery and estranged from her family, must take on the appeal of a woman wrongfully convicted of murder.

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Kate Beckinsale Looks Amazing - As Usual

8/24/2010 11:59am EDT
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale could wear a garbage bag and she'd still look sexy. The actress attended the "Going the Distance" Los Angeles premiere on Monday wearing a simple white shift dress with polka dotted pockets. We think she looks great, as usual. What do you think?

The actress was recently voted the third hottest mom in Hollywood, following Halle Berry and Monica Bellucci. Kate is mom to 11-year-old Lily.

Kate is one of the rumored actresses to take on Catwoman in an upcoming Batman movie. She faces stiff competition from Megan Fox, Angelina Jolie, and....wait for it...Cher (?).

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'Total Recall' Getting A Remake

7/29/2010 10:10pm EDT
Total Recall
"Underworld" filmmaker Len Wiseman has been tapped to bring Arnold Schwarzenegger's "Total Recall" to the big screen in a modern remake of the 1990 action classic.

Movie studio executives at Columbia Pictures secured the rights to the sci-fi thriller last year and hired "Salt" writer Kurt Wimmer to work on the updated screenplay.

Wiseman has now been approached to direct the blockbuster, which follows a man who believes he's a secret agent and is haunted by a recurring dream about traveling to Mars, according to the Los Angeles Times.

An expected release date for the new "Total Recall" h...

Kate Beckinsale Has An Amazing Backside

5/21/2010 8:30pm EDT
Kate Beckinsale
A sexy Kate Beckinsale wore a silver Dior crystal gown at the "2010 amfAR's Cinema Against AIDS" gala held near Cannes on Thursday. We know the draped, jeweled part of the dress is supposed to be the focal point, but we can't our eyes off her shapely backside.

The actress is set to star in "Underworld 4." Co-starring Michael Sheen and Bill Nighy, the fourth installment of the popular franchise is scheduled to be ready for theaters in 2011.

Her most recent films include "Whiteout" and "Everybody's Fine."

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Are Zombies The New Vampires?

10/19/2009 10:56am EDT
Let's get this out of the way first: I'm a zombie fan. I don't like vampires, and I don't think that Edward is particularly sexy. Sorry. But as an entertainment commentator for Starpulse I'd have to admit, with some reluctance, that vampires have zombies over a barrel. And it doesn't look like that's ever going to change. The hit television series True Blood, and the media swallowing ultra-franchise Twilight, have demonstrated a renewed interest in these banal blood-suckers. While movies like Zombieland continue the trend of zombie comedies which, although undeniably funny, only re-enforce ...

Kate Beckinsale On Her New Movie 'Whiteout,' Motherhood, And London

9/8/2009 10:15am EDT
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale is kicking butt again in this week's thriller Whiteout. While there's no doubt she can handle the bad guys, as evidenced by her Underworld movies, being a working mom is more of a real life struggle.

"She comes with me," Beckinsale said. "She was with us during this. I try to make it as normal a life as I can. I'm a regular working mom, who puts her kid in a bath, which is probably very annoying to Joel [Silver] when I'm like, 'I have to go home now. My daughter needs a bath.' I think she's lucky to be around lots of very nice, creative, sweet people, and have experiences...

The Final Riveting Season Of 'Prison Break' Arrives On DVD June 2

5/28/2009 6:00pm EDT
Prison Break
Experience the compelling, action-packed final chapter of the greatest escape on television as Prison Break Season Four is on the loose on DVD June 2 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. This suspenseful final installment finds brothers Michael Scofield (Wentworth Miller; The Human Stain, Underworld) and Lincoln Burrows (Dominic Purcell; Blade: Trinity, Mission: Impossible 2) freed from the ruthless Panamanian prison and determined to seek justice against The Company - a corrupt organization responsible for destroying their lives. Learning that the only way they will truly be free...

The Men & Women Merge In 'Celeb Madness' Sweet 16 - Vote In Part 1!

3/27/2009 12:26pm EDT
Kate Beckinsale
On we move to the Sweet 16! Cast your votes for your favorite celebs in this third round of action in Starpulse's first annual "Celebrity Madness" tournament! With rounds one & two over, you've narrowed the field of 64 down to 16 and we've got 16 more matchups for you to vote on in both our men's and women's brackets!

For this round there will be two parts with eight matchups in each, four women's matches and four men's.

-Click to see the: results of the first rounds and the results of the second round!

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Hayden Panettiere Looks To Knock Out #1 Angelina Jolie In Round 2 Of 'Celeb Madness' (Pt.2)

3/23/2009 3:30pm EDT
Hayden Panettiere
Cast your votes for your favorite celebs in Round 2 of's first annual "Celebrity Madness" tournament! With round one over, you've narrowed the field of 64 down to 32 and we've got 16 more matchups for you to vote on in both our men's and women's brackets!

Round 2 will consist of four parts with eight matchups in each one for you to vote on. Links to both men's and women's below.

-Click here to see the results of the first round!

For more information on the "Celebrity Madness" tournament and to get updated & printable brackets, go HERE.

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Play Starpulse's 'Celebrity Madness 2009 - The Women' (Round 1, Group 3)

3/19/2009 2:00pm EDT
Number One Seed Angelina Jolie
Cast your votes for your favorite male & female celebrities in's First Annual "Celebrity March Madness" showdown! In the spirit of the NCAA Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments, we bring you two celebrity tournaments throughout the month of March that will determine the number one male and female celebrity - chosen by YOU!

All you have to do is cast your vote in the poll under the picture for one of the two celebs in each matchup! At the end of the round, we'll tally the votes and get the next round underway. There's even a bracket (updated after each round) with all ...

Brandon Routh Finds A New Superhero

2/23/2009 1:08pm EST
Brandon Routh
Brandon Routh probably won't get to play Superman again given that the studio plans to totally reboot the franchise, a la Batman Begins/The Dark Knight. It seems he's found another comic book character though in Dylan Dog. He is set to star in the film version of Tiziano Sclavi's Italian comic book series in a film from producers Ahstok Amritraj and Patrick Aiello.

"We have a movie called Dead of Night which starts shooting in April with Brandon Routh," Amritraj said. "Kevin Munroe who did Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles [TMNT] is directing it. That shoots in New Orleans."

For those ...

'Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans' Soundtrack Out Now; Win It!

1/28/2009 6:00pm EST
Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans
Like the other two films in the series, the soundtrack for Underworld: Rise Of The Lycans boasts a top-notch lineup of rock, goth, and industrial acts remixed by the album's producer, Danny Lohner. Lohner is a former member of Nine Inch Nails and has performed with many of the artists who appear on the soundtrack including Puscifer and Black Light Burns. As a remixer Lohner uses the moniker of Renholder (re d.lohner backwards).

Another familiar artist returns to the Underworld series. Puscifer -- the alias of Tool and A Perfect Circle's Maynard James Keenan, contributing the tune "L...

Slideshow: The Lovely Kate Beckinsale

8/5/2008 7:00pm EDT
Kate Beckinsale
Check out the top ten selections from Starpulse's Kate Beckinsale photo gallery (which currently stands at seven pages of super-hotness). Kate got her start at the bottom of the "cast and crew" lists for several movies before landing some starring roles in a few mediocre films. Films such as The Last Days Of Disco and Brokedown Palace led her to be cast as the one good thing in Pearl Harbor.

After that she got our blood boiling in skin-tight black leather as the superhot, gun-wielding werewolf-hunting vampire Selene in Underworld (and it's almost better-than-the-first sequel, Underwor...

'Prison Break' Season 3 Escapes On DVD Aug. 12; Win It!

7/22/2008 7:00pm EDT
Prison Break
Most men would think breaking out of prison once is hard enough. However, escaped convict Michael Scofield finds himself wrongly incarcerated, this time in a Panamanian Prison where there are no rules, no wardens and no escape.

In Prison Break Season Three, breaking-out on DVD and Blu-Ray Disc (BD) August 12th from Fox Home Entertainment, Scolfield, morally-deprived T-Bag, former-guard Bellick and FBI Agent Malone, must not only fight to survive but also plan the most dangerous prison escape yet. Deemed "gripping, gut-wrenching" (Dallas Morning News) and "one of TV's guiltiest pleasu...

Beauty & Brains: The Most Educated Celebrities

4/16/2008 9:50am EDT
Natalie Portman
There's nothing better - or more intimidating - than someone with a combination of good looks, lots of money, unbridled talent and intelligence. It's easier to make fun of people like Paris Hilton or Britney Spears, who might possess a few of the aforementioned assets but who are one short of a perfect combination.

But some celebs have it all. Beauty, money, power and an impressive academic pedigree. So here is Starpulse's list of the most erudite celebrities, and some might come as quite a surprise. (Conan O'Brien went to Harvard?)

Ashley Judd may have found critical acclaim for ...

Motion Picture Soundtrack For 'Resident Evil: Extinction' To Be Released Sept. 18

9/5/2007 7:30pm EDT
Resident Evil: Extinction
Lakeshore Records (Underworld and Underworld: Evolution), returns September 18 with the motion picture soundtrack to the film Resident Evil: Extinction. For the third installment of the $100 million Resident Evil franchise starring Milla Jovovich and based on the wildly popular video game series, Lakeshore has handpicked a diverse share of all exclusive contemporary hard-rock songs that compliment the film's post-apocalyptic landscapes seeped in horror and science fiction.

Every song here is exclusive to Resident Evil: Extinction. Featured artists include Shadows Fall ("Stupid Crazy"),...

Escape Was Only The Beginning! 'Prison Break' Season 2 Comes To DVD Sept. 4; Win A Copy!

8/8/2007 3:38pm EDT
Prison Break
CENTURY CITY, Calif. - In the thrilling first season of Prison Break, structural engineer Michael Scofield achieved the impossible by breaking his wrongly accused brother out of prison. Now, free from incarceration but one step ahead of the law, the two fugitives face an even greater challenge in "Prison Break" Season Two, coming to DVD September 4th from Fox Home Entertainment.

Ranked #1 in its time slot among the core male demographic, the "crazily addictive" (LA Daily News) drama series returns for even more "gripping, gut-wrenching" (Dallas Morning News) action, as it "evolv...

TV Roundup: Starpulse Top 5 of 2006

12/31/2006 8:00am EST
Prison Break
#1 Prison Break

Two words: Wentworth Miller. Before landing the juicy role of Michael Scofield in the escapist drama, audiences got a taste of the actor in CBS drama Joan of Arcadia and the films Underworld and The Human Stain. But did you know he’s a graduate of Princeton and once belonged to an a capella singing group? With his mesmerizing blue eyes, Miller makes “Prison Break” appointment TV.

#2 Heroes

Recently nominated for two Golden Globes, including one for fan-favorite Masi Oka, "Heroes" definitely has fans talking. Unlike sci-fi contemporary Lost, “Heroes” doesn’...

Kate Beckinsale Has High Standards

2/20/2006 9:38am EST
Kate Beckinsale
Kate Beckinsale sometimes feels so ugly she won't leave the house. The brunette actress - who is widely regarded to be one of Hollywood's best looking stars - admits she has 'fat days' when she can't bring herself to appear in public. The 'Underworld' star confessed: "I have days when I feel great, and days when my arse won't fit in my jeans and I don't leave the house."

Earlier this year, the sexy actress revealed she wanted to hide her sexy curves under a burkha. The 32-year-old claimed Hollywood stars need disguises to avoid being hounded by fans - and decided a non-religious "cele...