Beckinsale In 'Pearl'?

Posted on Mar 15, 2000

Cinescape reports on the following regarding the lead female role for Pearl Harbor:

Kate Beckinsale (Breakdown Palace, Haunted) is the most recent candidate in talks to take on the female lead role in Michael Bay’s Pearl Harbor project. According to Variety, the lead role is that of a Navy nurse who falls in love with a pilot named Rafe (to be played by Ben Affleck). Eventually, she is reassigned to Pearl Harbor prior to the infamous day. The trade also reports that though Beckinsale is currently the frontrunner for the role, there are three other actresses in talks for the role should she pass on it.