Go!

« Paris Hilton Takes 30 Swag Bags at Sundance | Main | Girls Can Get Wild About Harry Again »

Rhona Mitra: Sexier Than You Since the 12th Century

Posted by Fara Kearnes on January 23, 2009 3:03 PM |

rhona mitraFor Underworld fans who are eagerly to see the hotness that is Rhona Mitra as a 12th century vampire, the long awaited "Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" is in theaters today. Rhona's fanged vampirette wears tight leather and a steel breastplate while swinging a sword and romancing a werewolf - in that 'forbidden love' kind of way.

All that you need to enjoy this horror-action flick is to suspend any questions as to why vampires need swords and armor.

Rhona is well cast as an action movie heroine, which was evident in last year's futuristic "Doomsday." She may be buff but the 32-year-old actress says it takes a lot of work to make it all look real.

She told the New York Daily News: "It was very difficult to look elegant and graceful while throwing a sword around my head and being plausible at this moment when there's rain coming down and my contact lenses were floating into the back of my head."

"On top of that, I had to wear this incredibly form-fitting outfit. It was like an all-in-one - thigh-high boot, corset and chain mail construction."

This film is a prequel to "Underworld" (2002) and "Underworld: Evolution" (2006) which starred Kate Beckinsale. In "Rise of the Lycans" Rhona plays Sonja, daughter of the ruthless vampire king, Viktor (Bill Nighy). Sonja is secretly in cross-species love with Lucian (Michael Sheen), a werewolf who leads his kind against Viktor who has persecuted the werewolves for centuries.

"This is a departure from the first two [films]," Rhona says. "Aesthetically alone, the first two were guns and latex, and this is swords and leather. And I think, within the vampire world, to have that contrast is visually pretty exciting and really hasn't been seen before."

"Underworld: Rise of the Lycans" opens in theaters today, January 23.



Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)


Please enter the security code you see here


April 2012
Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30          

recent comments

[ #] Quamesha Briggs on Chris Brown partying with Khloe Kardashian? : Do you really love Rhriana because you should yall

[ #] Tereza on Rihanna and Chris Brown are Back Together : She stupid, a leopard never changes their spots..h

[ #] Oha henry on Snoop Dogg Joins Nation of Islam : I luv it kep it on dogydog

[ #] mari on Emma Roberts is the Girl Sleuth "Nancy Drew" : Can you please send me a mail? Youre so cool.I wis

[ #] Tha Real Mrs.Carter on Lil' Wayne Faces Lawsuit Over Throwing Away Money : Babe she done lost ha mind trin to sue you...... N

[ #] StephanyRose on Nicole Richie & Joel Madden Expecting Baby No. 2 : that is so cool i cant believe that Harlow is goin

[ #] Brianna on Details of Rhianna's Beat Down By Chris Brown Emerge : OOh WOW.! HALf OF yEW dNt MAkE SCENCE A gUy ShOULd

[ #] Marvin on Miley Cyrus 'Embarrassed' About Semi-Nude Pics : Ur?sexie dnt think just do ull live longer

[ #] bubz on Chris Brown Officially a Guest of LAPD After Assaulting Rihanna : hahahaha stupid bitch Rihanna shame give her anoth

[ #] SHANICE on Beyonce Says Jackson Family is Lower Class : MAN HAVING THAT UGLY BITCH OV YOZ CALLED JAY Z DOE


NEWS FEEDs

Use your favorite RSS reader to get the latest StarBlogs headlines!

Feeds.

webmasters info

The News of the StarBlogs.net in its place Copy-Paste directly the following line in the source of code of its page

Batanga.com Batanga Autos | BiggestStars | ElBlablabla | Farandulas | GrandesEstrellas | Gusanito | nocheLatina | StarBlogs | VozPicante