Kate Beckinsale Interview – Love & Friendship – “[Underworld] couldn’t be further from who I am”


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Kate Beckinsale believes her characters are all just like Marmite.

From her breakthrough as titular Austen heroine Emma to Underworld’s vampire warrior Selene and her latest incarnation as Lady Susan Vernon in Whit Stillman’s Love and Friendship, according to the 42 year-old, you either love them or hate them. And that’s her ultimate attraction.


Q: You’re so badass as Selene, why is it the greatest shock of your career when it seems to come so natural to you?
BECKINSALE: I’m beyond faking it with when it comes to Underworld. That couldn’t be further from who I am, I created that image for myself, never foreseeing what would happen down the line. Even now, I’m not comfortable in that world, I’m making it up as I go along.

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