Beckinsale plays the role of Selene the werewolf huntress yet again, in the fourth installment of the Underworld franchise. This story is set 12 years after the second film with Selene waking up from a cryogenic sleep. Humans have since discovered the existence of Lycans and vampires, and killed most of them. Selene and a few survivors are all that are left. On the role of Selene:
It was a very life changing role for me personally as well, so I feel very affectionate towards it. And it’s exciting to be able to follow a character for such a long period of time. It’s rare to get that chance.