I don't know what they had to do to get Kate Beckinsale back for the latest installment of the Underworld series, but something tells me it wasn't much, considering that her last 5 movies haven't really torn up the box office. She seems to be a pretty good actress for the most part, so maybe her representation isn't all that great. Anyway, it's good to see her get back into her leathers again.
That being said, this whole vampire/werewolf thing is really played out now in my opinion. They've been twisted, possibly irreparably, into ridiculous sex fantasies and their value as a genre of cinema for most people of my demographic completely gutted. They are now mostly relegated to being emasculated pretty boys for tween girls and sex-starved housewives.
Should the target demographic for this movie (namely teenage males) see things similarly, that wont bode well for this new Underworld movie. Let's hope they amp up the action and tone down the romance for this one, lest Katie have another bomb on her hands.
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