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Kate Beckinsale Has A "Vacancy" to Stay in

September 12, 2006 (3:24 am) GMT
Kate Beckinsale will replace Sarah Jessica Parker to play female lead in Screen Gems' "Vacancy."

Marking her return to Sony's Screen Gems after "Underworld" series, has signed on to star in the company's new horror thriller feature of "", replacing who reportedly dropped out due to personal reasons.

Therefore takes over Parker's role, the beauty will be billed opposite to play a couple who realize that they are become the object for making a snuff film upon finding out video cameras in their motel room. Also joining the cast list is Frank Whaley who will portray the anti-hero.

Set for an April 2007 release, "Vacancy" has been entrusted to U.S. filmmaker of Hungarian ancestry Nimrod Antal to helm with Mark L. Smith penning the script and Hal Lieberman serving as producer.

Beckinsale, known for her role in Michael Bay's "Pearl Harbor", recently appeared as 's wife in this year's summer hit flick of "." She next can be seen in Crossroads' drama film "" alongside and .

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