Kate Beckinsale returns as Selene in Underworld: Awakening which hits theaters January 20, 2012.Underworld: Awakening brings back Kate Beckinsale as vampire Selene and adds India Eisley (Secret Life of the American Teenager) to the cast. Eisley plays Eve, Selene's daughter. The story follows Selene "who escapes imprisonment to find herself in a world where humans have discovered the existence of both Vampire and Lycan clans, and are conducting an all-out war to eradicate both immortal species."
Underworld: Awakening also stars Michael Ealy (Miracle at St. Anna). Mans Marlind and Bjorn Stein (Shelter) direct a script from Len Wiseman (who wrote previous Underworld installments), Allison Burnett (Gone), and John Hlavin (The Shield).