Kate Beckinsale was drawn to Total Recall because she was excited to play a villain for the first time.
The actress takes on the role of Lori Quaid in the movie and Beckinsale hints that she is a character that is sort of out of control and she found that incredibly exciting to play.
In this interview the actress goes on to reveal that she really enjoyed working with leading man Colin Farrell.
Beckinsale has already enjoyed box office success this summer with Underworld: Awakening and Contraband and that looks set to continue with her latest action role.
Total Recall has an all star cast that includes Colin Farrell, Jessica Biel, Bryan Cranston and Bill Nighy.
Beckinsale has also completed work on drama movie The Trials of Cate McCall alongside Nick Nolte.
Total recall is released 29th August