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Kate Beckinsale undergoes major transformation for new TV drama - see first look images here

The actress leads the cast of new Paramount+ series Guilty Party

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Eve Crosbie
Eve CrosbieTV & Film Writer
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Kate Beckinsale is set to make her return to TV with a brand new television series - and we can't wait for it to land on screens!

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Described as a "dark comedy series", Guilty Party follows a discredited journalist named Beth Burgess who will do anything to rebuild her reputation.

In first look images released on Wednesday, the 48-year-old actress can be seen looking stylish in a white tie-neck blouse and maroon velvet jacket as she trades her signature brunette locks for blonde.

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As per Deadline, the series "follows Beth as she attempts to salvage her career by helping a young mother, Toni Plimpton, who has been sentenced to life in prison for maiming and murdering her husband—crimes she says she didn't commit.

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"Beth also finds herself in over her head as she faces Colorado gun-smugglers, clickbait culture, the doldrums of marriage, and her own tarnished past."

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Kate plays a disgraced journalist in the new dark comedy series 

Joining the Underworld star in the cast of the show, which premieres on Paramount+ on Thursday 14 October, are Jules Latimer, Geoff Stults, Laurie Davidson, Andre Hyland, Tiya Sircar, and Alanna Ubach.

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Will you be watching Guilty Party?

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Speaking about the series, Kate teased that viewers can expect lots of twists and turns. She said: "Sometimes you can also take longer to reveal various things rather than having to make it really quick like for a 90-minute movie."

Jules, who will be making her small screen debut in the series, said of working with the Hollywood actress: "You know what? Kate kept telling me what an honor it was for her but it was more so for me. I thought it would be harder but Kate was so amazing and working with Rebecca [Addelman, creator] was a dream. I'm not going to get emotional about it but they took really good care of me."

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