Kate Beckinsale has reassured her fans she is "feeling a lot better" after she was reportedly taken to hospital while making a new film.

According to US publication TMZ, the British actress injured her back last week while making the upcoming release Prisoner's Daughter in Las Vegas.

On Monday she shared a photo that appeared to show her lying in a hospital bed.

The 48-year-old thanked her followers on Instagram for their support.

She wrote: "Feeling a lot better.

"Thank you so much for your kind messages and love x."

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Beckinsale was taken to hospital by ambulance after experiencing back pain, according to TMZ.

Responding to Beckinsale’s post, comedian Sarah Silverman said: "Oh my gosh! Friend!"

Beckinsale will star alongside Brian Cox and Ernie Hudson in Prisoner’s Daughter.

The film has been written by Mark Bacci and directed by Catherine Hardwicke.

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