Beckinsale leaves her mark on a city pavement

Thursday 16 October 1997 23:02
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Kate Beckinsale is revelling in the success of her new film, Shooting Fish.

Premiered this week at the Odeon West End in Leicester Square, London, the film is garnering good reviews, despite having been rejected by two television companies. Eventually it was made with the help of a pounds 1m lottery grant. Asked if she thinks the part lottery-funded movie will be a hit, the actress said: "I don't know if people will like this, but we had a great time making it." Beckinsale is currently filming Broke Down Palace in New York, about two girls imprisoned in Thailand for heroin smuggling.

Ms Beckinsale left the gala first-night after leaving her mark in plaster for Leicester Square's pavement handprint display. She follows an illustrious line of actors there, including Arnold Schwarzenegger and Michael Caine.

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