The LEGO Movie was a smash when it came out in 2014. It established a particular tone, look, and set a precedent when it came to its voice cast. That film featured Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman, Will Ferrell, Will Arnett, Channing Tatum, and more. Show More Summary
Tobey Maguire beats the summer heat by stepping out to grab coffee on Wednesday (June 22) in New York City. In a recent interview with GlamourUK, Elizabeth Banks revealed that she auditioned for the role of Mary Jane in the original Spider-Man franchise, where Tobey played the superhero. “I was told I was too old [...]
In 2002, Elizabeth Banks got a minor role in the box office blockbuster "Spider-Man," playing the part of secretary Betty Brant. But that wasn't the role she originally tried out for.
Will The Flash‘s use of the Flashpoint storyline have an impact on the next season of Arrow? Is Ghost Rider coming to Agents of SHIELD next season? Why did Viola Davis want to pepper spray Jared Leto on the Suicide Squad set? What does...Show More Summary
Welcome to Hollywood, a fantasy world where actresses are told they're "not fkable" enough to carry leading roles and "too old" to play the love interest of someone who is actually their age. In a recent interview with Glamour UK, Elizabeth...Show More Summary
A popular actress revealed she was turned down for the role of Spider-Man’s girlfriend because, even though she was only 26 at the time, she was considered too old. Deadline.com reports that Elizabeth Banks, now 42 and a three-time Primetime...
In a perfect example of age discrimination that’s rampant in the movie industry, Elizabeth Banks has revealed a moment when she was deemed “too old” for a role, though she was only a year older than the actor she would play oppositeShow More Summary
Elizabeth Banks is on the cover of the July issue of Glamour, and in an interview with the magazine, she reveals that she lost the role of Tobey Maguire's girlfriend Mary-Jane in the 2002 film Spider-Man because she was "too old." When filming began, Maguire was 27 and Banks was 16 months older than him. Show More Summary
Joining the ranks of similarly “sophisticated” female stars like Olivia Wilde and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Elizabeth Banks has revealed that she was once told she was “too old” to play the love interest of an actor who less than two years her junior. Show More Summary
Though Banks ended up playing the lovable Betty Brant, she was initially up for the higher-profile role of Mary Jane Watson.
Elizabeth Banks has carved out a swell career in Hollywood, but you can’t blame her if she was bitter about one role she didn’t get more than 15 ago. The actress and Pitch Perfect 2 director told Glamour UK that she tested for the role...Show More Summary
Before being given the role of Betty Brant in the Sam Raimi Spider-Man movies, Elizabeth Banks also auditioned to play Mary Jane Watson, Spidey's main love interest. Here's the reason she didn't get the role, according to her.
Another day, another actress facing ageism of Hollywood. Actress Elizabeth Banks sat down with Glamour, revealing she was deemed "too old" to play Mary Jane in the 2002 Spider-Man franchise, despite being only 28 years old — barelyShow More Summary
Elizabeth Banks claims Sony told her she was "too old" to play Mary Jane Watson.
28-year-old Banks, was deemed too old for the role of Mary-Jane Watson in Sam Raimi's Spider-Man films, a role that went to 20-year-old Kirsten Dunst instead.
Selma Blair issued a simple and sincere apology for her airplane meltdown, which most people seem to think was some sort of Ambien nightmare time. (Lainey) It's been a full decade since Alias went off the air and people...
Continuing to build the pre-release buzz, Lionsgate just revealed the first official promotional poster for the “Power Rangers” movie, slated to hit theaters on March 24th, 2017. Featuring Elizabeth Banks, Dacre Montgomery, RJ Cyler,...Show More Summary
In a new Glamour UK interview, actress and director Elizabeth Banks revealed that she tried out for the role of Spider-Man’s love interest, Mary Jane Watson, in 2002’s Spider-Man. Spoiler: She didn’t get it because, at the decrepit age of 28, she was basically Baba Yaga compared to leading-man Tobey ... More »
In an interview with Glamour UK, Elizabeth Banks said that she was turned down for the role of Mary-Jane Watson, the love interest in 2002's Spider-Man, for being “too old.” Banks was 28 at the time, only a year older than Tobey Maguire, who played Peter Parker/Spiderman. Read more...
The Power Rangers movie has added another popular character from the franchise to help its team of teenagers battle Elizabeth Banks' villainous Rita Repulsa