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Scarlett Johansson Is Highest Grossing Actress Of All Time

Scarlett Johansson is the highest grossing actress of all time.According to Box Office Mojo, the 'Captain American: Civil War' star banked a domestic revenue of $3.3 billion dollars and is the only woman and the...

Anna Kendrick Uncomfortable With Pitch Perfect 3 Delay

The Up in the Air actress has wracked up an impressive resume since her breakthrough in 2008's Twilight, with six film credits in 2016 alone. Anna likes doing projects one after the other,...

Elizabeth Banks Was 'Too Old' To Play Spider-man's Girlfriend

The Pitch Perfect star was 28 when she auditioned for the role of Mary Jane Watson in the 2002 film adaption of the beloved comic book series, and she was taken aback when...

Bryan Cranston Will Play Zordon In 'Power Rangers' Reboot

‘Breaking Bad’ alum, six-time Emmy winner and Oscar nominee Bryan Cranston has joined the cast of the Power Rangers movie, playing the team's mentor Zordon. The actor announced the news on Twitter Tuesday (June 22)...

Bryan Cranston Diversifies Portfolio With Power Rangers Casting

Movie executives at Lionsgate studio took to Twitter on Tuesday (21Jun16) to announce that the six-time Primetime Emmy Award winner has boarded the project and he will be depicting character Zondor, who serves as group...

Elizabeth Banks Pulled Out Of Directing 'Pitch Perfect 3' Due To "Parental Responsibilities"

Elizabeth Banks has explained why she’ll no longer be directing upcoming musical comedy Pitch Perfect 3. Banks, who also stars as Gail Abernathy-McKadden in the movies, had co-produced the first film and directed its 2015...

Elizabeth Banks Cites 'Bad Timing' As Reason For Pitch Perfect 3 Exit

The Hunger Games star made her directorial debut last year (15) with Pitch Perfect 2, and although she was set to reprise her role behind the scenes for the upcoming sequel, reports emerged earlier this...

Elizabeth Banks No Longer Directing Pitch Perfect 3

The star made her directorial debut with Pitch Perfect 2 last year (15), and in October (15), she signed on to reprise her role behind the camera for the next instalment. However,...

Elizabeth Banks One Step Closer To Taking On Charlie's Angels

Industry insiders at the 2016 CinemaCon event in Las Vegas have revealed the project is one of the biggest buzz items. Banks, who made her directing debut with the successful Pitch Perfect...

Stars Campaign For Equal Pay On Social Media

Wage inequality has been a hot topic for Hollywood stars in recent years, and they marked Equal Pay Day by highlighting the earning disparity on social media as well as informing fans how...

Elizabeth Banks Launches Female-driven Comedy Site

The Pitch Perfect star co-founded the site, which aims to feature material from female comedy creators to give them the opportunity to "distribute their content to a wider audience and a place for...

Elizabeth Banks Turns Villainous In Power Rangers Movie

The Hunger Games star will take on the classic role of Rita Repulsa, an alien witch who has designs on the planet. She will face off against a new quintet of teen...

Elizabeth Banks Visits Troops In Afghanistan

The Hunger Games star jetted to the war-torn country to meet soldiers stationed there over the holidays, and she donned a special red and white costume for her visit to Bagram Air Field...

5 Times Elizabeth Banks Channelled Her Inner Effie Trinket In 2015

By far the most visually stunning character in the whole 'Hunger Games' franchise is, of course, Effie Trinket; the outrageously dressed capitol chaperone brought to life by Elizabeth Banks in every movie. And it seems...

Hunger Games Actors Are Thirsty For More

Jennifer Lawrence has stood as Katniss Everdeen against the Capitol for the final time in The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 and, while she has not spoken of her desire to reprise her role...

Elizabeth Banks Returning To Direct Pitch Perfect 3

The star's first feature as a director, Pitch Perfect 2, proved to be a huge hit, earning $285.2 million (£178.3 million) to date worldwide following its release earlier this year (15), making it...

Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller And Emma Watson Show Support For Jennifer Lawrence's Gender Pay Inequality Essay

Hollywood stars including Bradley Cooper, Sienna Miller and Emma Watson have declared their support for Jennifer Lawrence’s essay on gender pay inequality in the film industry.Miller and Cooper, who were interviewed on the red carpet...

Elizabeth Banks' Speech Nerves

Elizabeth Banks worried about ''bombing'' in front of Jane Fonda.The 'Pitch Perfect 2' filmmaker helped present the legendary actress with the Santa Barbara International Film Festival's Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film at the...

Brian Wilson's Astounding Life Story Reaches Your Living Room With 'Love & Mercy'

Those who missed the theatrical release of Brian Wilson biopic 'Love & Mercy' don't have to miss out any longer as the critically acclaimed flick is now on DVD, bringing a story of hope, love...

Elizabeth Banks In Talks To Direct New Charlie's Angels Film

Following her break-out success as a filmmaker behind the camera for Pitch Perfect 2, Banks has emerged as the frontrunner to tackle the latest movie in the all-girls action franchise. Banks is...

Is Elizabeth Banks Set To Direct 'Charlie's Angels' Reboot?

Fresh off the box office success of Pitch Perfect 2, actress Elizabeth Banks could be about to take on a major new directing project, a big screen reboot of Charlie’s Angels. The 41year old moved...

Elizabeth Banks: Sexism Drove Me To Become Director

Elizabeth Banks claims Hollywood sexism drove her to directing.The 41-year-old star - who has previously expressed her frustration at feeling like she was ''always the bridesmaid'' in films - has revealed she decided to make...

Elizabeth Banks Wins Walk Of Shame Lawsuit

Dan Rosen and associates at Shame on You Productions filed the suit last year (14), accusing Banks and the production companies behind the movie, about a respected TV reporter's one-night stand, of stealing...

Judge Preparing To Grant Elizabeth Banks' Motion For Dismissal In Walk Of Shame Suit

Filmmaker Dan Rosen filed suit last year (14), claiming the movie, in which The Hunger Games star portrayed a news anchor stranded after a one-night stand, was based on a script he pitched...

Diane Kruger And Elizabeth Banks Join Cuaron's Venice Film Festival Jury

The Gravity moviemaker was appointed the president of the main jury in May (15), and now his other panellists to help decide the eight winners of the official competition, including the prestigious Golden...

Elizabeth Banks Scores Three 2015 Hits, And 'Love & Mercy' Is Her Best Yet

At age 41, Elizabeth Banks is having a great year. Not only did she make her directing debut with Pitch Perfect 2 and steal all her scenes in Magic Mike XXL, but she's getting the...

'Pitch Perfect 3' Is Coming In July 2017, As Anna Kendrick And Rebel Wilson Sign On

The Bellas are coming back! Yes get ready a cappella fans, as Universal pictures has confirmed that a third Pitch Perfect movie is coming our way and it will hit theatres on July 21st 2017....

Reese Witherspoon To Play Tinkerbell In Live-action Disney Remake

Reese Witherspoon will play Tinkerbell in Disney's live-action remake of the film.The 39-year-old actress will star as the little fairy - made famous in 'Peter Pan' - in 'Tink', and will be replacing Elizabeth Banks,...

Billboard 200 Chart: Mumford & Sons Pitch Slapped By 'Pitch Perfect 2' Soundtrack

The soundtrack for Pitch Perfect 2 has reached the top of the Billboard 200 albums chart. The album was released on 8th May, a week before the film entered cinemas in the US and UK...

Rebel Wilson Hates Karaoke

'Pitch Perfect 2' star Rebel Wilson won't do karaoke unless she is being paid to sing in a film. The comedy actress thinks her fans assume she enjoys singing-a-long to songs in bars, because she...

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