Kate Beckinsale is an English actress. After some minor television roles, she made her film debut in ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ in 1993 while still a student at the University of Oxford. She appeared in British costume dramas such as ‘Prince of Jutland’ in 1994, ‘Cold Comfort Farm’ in 1995, ‘Emma’ in 1996, and ‘The Golden Bowl’ in 2000, in addition to various stage and radio productions.
She began to seek film work in the United States in the late 1990s and, after appearing in small-scale dramas like ‘The Last Days of Disco’ in 1998 and ‘Brokedown Palace’ in 1999, she had starring roles in the war drama ‘Pearl Harbor’ in 2001 and the romantic comedy ‘Serendipity’. She followed those with appearances in ‘The Aviator’ in 2004 and ‘Click’ in 2006.
Since being cast as Selene in the ‘Underworld‘ film series (2003–2016), she has become known primarily for her work in action films, including ‘Van Helsing‘ released in 2004, ‘Whiteout’ released in 2009, ‘Contraband’ released in 2012, and ‘Total Recall’ released in 2012. She also continues to make appearances in smaller dramatic projects such as ‘Snow Angels’ released in 2007, ‘Nothing but the Truth’ released in 2008, and ‘Everybody’s Fine’ released in 2009.
In case, you were wondering what is the next Kate Beckinsale movie or tv show, you are at the right place. Here’s the list of upcoming Kate Beckinsale films scheduled to release in 2019 and 2020.
1. The Widow (2019-)
On March 1, Amazon Prime Video premiered Kate Beckinsale’s new show, ‘The Widow.’ The fans can see a daring Beckinsale, as the widow Georgia Wells, fights rapists, badmen and other life-threatening situations. Georgia is a woman whose husband died three years ago in a plane crash. And, the remorseful widow lives a lonely life in a distant cabin in Wales. But, things take a U-turn when Georgia sees an image of her dead husband, Will Mason, flashing in some strange TV footage from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where he had disappeared after the crash three years ago.
She risks everything left in her as a woman and a fighter and embarks on a dangerous journey in search of the truth behind the TV footage. The series consists of eight episodes with the narrative oscillating back and forth through Georgia’s memory lane. She lives through the pain and joys from the couple’s past life, which includes the birth and death of their baby girl. Thoroughly convinced herself that Will is still alive, Georgia landed straight on the eye of a storm of bomb blasts, shootouts, rape threats, and all the more reason to make a Beckinsale fan eagerly waiting for the upcoming episodes.
2. El Tonto (TBA)
According to latest reports, Kate Beckinsale, John Malkovich, Jason Sudeikis, Jillian Bell and Emmy winner Edie Falco are in the process of finalizing their deals to join Charlie Day‘s directorial debut ‘El Tonto’. Day is also set to be the film’s lead character. El Tonto follows the story of an idiot mute (Day) who, after getting off a bus in Los Angeles, rises through the ranks to become a beloved Hollywood celebrity, only to lose it all. Beckinsale would be playing the role of a Hollywood starlet with Sudeikis portraying a film director who Day’s character meets.
Armory Films’ Christopher Lemole and Tim Zajaros and Metalwork Pictures’ Andrew Levitas will produce alongside Wrigley Pictures’ John Rickard and Page Fifty-Four Pictures’ Alex Saks. Armory Films and Metalwork Pictures will finance the feature. Endeavor Content will represent the worldwide distribution rights.
In addition to starring on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Day created the long-running series with his fellow executive producers Rob McElhenney and Glenn Howerton, and he also writes for the show. Day is also a co-creator and executive producer of the new comedy Cool Kids, which debuts September 28th on Fox, and he’s also developing a half-hour scripted comedy for Apple with McElhenney. His feature credits include the Horrible Bosses and Pacific Rim franchises, as well as Vacation, Hotel Artemis and the animated films Monsters University and The LEGO Movie. Day is represented by WME, 3 Arts Entertainment and attorney David Weber.
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3. The Chocolate Money (TBA)
According to latest reports, Adam Shankman has come on board to direct Kate Beckinsale in mother-daughter drama ‘The Chocolate Money’. Cornerstone Films will be launching international sales to buyers at the European Film Market in Berlin next month. UTA will be receiving domestic rights. Beckinsale is producing with Mar-Key Pictures President Leslie Urdang, Miranda de Pencier and Kelly E. Ashton. Producers plan to begin shooting in New York City in the spring.
The project is based on Ashley Prentice Norton’s novel with an adaptation by Emma Forrest. The story is set in 1980s New York, centered on the relationship between a rich chocolate heiress and her precocious young daughter. The story follows the relationship between Babs Ballentyne, an impossibly rich chocolate heiress, and her precocious young daughter Bettina. Beckinsale plays Babs who is beautiful, whip-smart and lives a rock-star lifestyle. Her daughter Bettina, who is dazzled by her mother, constantly craves her attention. With her blurred view of reality, she fantasizes about normal family life and develops a crush on her mother’s married lover, Mack.
Some years later, Bettina enrolls in boarding school where she goes on a self-destructive spree, partying and behaving in ways which she thinks will catch her mother’s attention. When Mack’s teenage son becomes part of her new circle of friends and her mother unexpectedly turns up on campus, she wonders if she will be ever be able forge her own identity or simply doomed as her mother’s daughter forever.
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