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New Underworld: Awakening images arrive

A new set of images have been released for supernatural sequel Underworld: Awakening , and fans will be pleased to note that Kate Beckinsale still rocks a leather catsuit like nobody else…

The new images show Beckinsale’s vampire warrior Selene getting to grips with her first taste of freedom, after a long stint in captivity. And from the looks of the trouble she seems to have got herself into, it seems to be a textbook case of out of the frying pan, into the fire.

One image stands out in particular, with a flamethrower-wielding assailant advancing on Selene. The vampire race has been uncovered by humans you see, and mankind isn’t proving particularly tolerant of their newly discovered neighbours.

There’s also a look at Theo James’ rabble-rousing vampire, David, who looks to be a dab hand with a pitchfork and a flaming torch. He’ll be leading the charge of a sect of radical vamps, unwilling to take man’s animosity lying down.

It’s all about the catsuit though really, isn’t it? We’ll get a chance to see it in all its glory when Underworld: Awakening rolls into UK screens on 20 January 2012.

George is GR's resident movie news person, based out of London. He understands that all men must die, but he'd rather not think about it.