Grabbing ahold of the top spot immediately upon hitting theaters, "Underworld: Awakening" finds itself perched atop the pack at the box office over the weekend of January 20-22, 2012.
The Kate Beckinsale starring fantasy flick took in an estimated $9.3 million on opening day and another $10.2 million on Saturday while expected to make a solid $25.2 million by the end of the weekend.
Bringing it's long awaited squeal to the big screen, the action/fantasy "Underworld: Awakening" made its theatrical debut today (January 20).
Available for viewing in 3D, 2D and IMAX 3D, the film stars Kate Beckinsale, Charles Dance, India Eisley, Michael Ealy, and Kris Holden-Ried in the story of humans who try to eradicate both the Vampire and Lycan clans.
Ready to usher her hit franchise's latest installment into theaters, Kate Beckinsale spearheaded the premiere of Screen Gems' "Underworld: Awakening" in Hollywood, California on Thursday night (January 19).
Held at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, the 38-year-old big screen beauty was accompanied by husband Len Wiseman along with castmates Theo James, India Eisley and Michael Ealy.