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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...

Elizabeth Banks Teases Pitch Perfect 3 Possibility

Elizabeth Banks claims 'Pitch Perfect 3' will be made if ''fans embrace'' the current sequel.The second musical comedy movie, 'Pitch Perfect 2', topped box offices in the US and UK over the weekend, but the...

"Pitch Perfect 2" Strikes The Right Note At The Box Office

It’s Pitch Perfect 2 weekend and the Friday-Sunday box office reflects that. With an unexpected $70,3 million domestic gross, the musical comedy blew past Mad Max: Fury Road to become the box office champion this...

Pitch Perfect 2 Reunites Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson And The Gang

The surprise hit of 2012 was Pitch Perfect, a comedy that has become a cult classic in the intervening years. So it's no surprise that it sparked a sequel. And the cast was up for...

Brittany Snow And Pete Wentz Front Anti-bullying Campaign

Fall Out Boy rocker Wentz and Pitch Perfect stars Snow and Banks are fronting the #PostItForward campaign, which has launched on popular blogging platform Tumblr. The initiative is meant to encourage teens...

Elizabeth Banks Tips American Footballers For Musical Success After Pitch Perfect 2 Cameos

Sportsmen Clay Matthews, David Bakhtiari, Josh Sitton, T.J. Lang and Don Barclay landed guest appearances in the sequel to the 2012 musical comedy thanks to offensive tackle Bakhtiari's Twitter posts praising the film,...

Tara Reid "Sad To Hear" Of Elizabeth Banks' Criticism

Tara Reid has responded to comments Elizabeth Banks made about her in a recent interview and she's certainly taken the high road. Banks, in a recent interview with THR, criticised actress 39-year-old Reid and suggested...

Elizabeth Banks Feels Pressure

Elizabeth Banks says her mantra is ''endure.''The 41-year-old actress - who directed the upcoming comedy 'Pitch Perfect 2' - admits she struggles to juggle everything and feels a lot of pressure for film to be...

Mtv Movie Awards: 'The Fault In Our Stars' Leads 2015 Winners

It's difficult to argue with the results of this year's MTV Movie Awards victors, who took home their much-deserved accolades on Sunday (April 12th 2015). The top prize of Movie Of The Year went to...

Elizabeth Banks Is Glad Sons Are Close

Elizabeth Banks is glad her sons are ''really great friends.''The 'Hunger Games' star, who has two children, Felix, four, and Magnus Mitchell, two, with husband Max Handelman, says her boys are ''what makes my life.''The...

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