In today’s Tweet Beat, I can’t tell if Elizabeth Banks is a feminist or not, Tyra Banks spills some tea (HA) and Gabby Sidibe ponders flash tattoos. Read more...
A closed-door meeting Friday between Ernie Banks' estranged wife and his longtime caretaker apparently did not resolve the legal dispute over how to divide the estate of the Cubs great. It was the first time that Elizabeth Banks, who lives in California, and Regina Rice had come together since Banks...
If you haven't seen Love & Mercy, just do it. The emotion-packed story of Brian Wilson: his talent, his horrible father/manager, his abusive psychiatrist, and the woman who saved him. John Cusack and Elizabeth Banks are great in it. Have a full box of Kleenex at the ready. What are you listening to tonight?
In the last few years, Hollywood has seemingly begun to learn a new, fresh way to approach adapting television shows into features: go the R-rated comedy route. This method worked out supremely well for Phil Lord and Chris Miller's take...Show More Summary
Can you hear it? That faint hum of an a cappella group revving up for a new jam? That's the sound of the Pitch Perfect 2 DVDs and Blu-rays hitting the shelves on Tuesday. The copies are chock-full of bonus scenes and behind-the-scenes featurettes (like this one), and in honor of the release, we got to chat with the film's director, Elizabeth Banks. Show More Summary
According to Variety, one of the movies about the 1973 tennis match between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs is recasting one of its leads. No, not the serious one that HBO is doing with Elizabeth Banks and Paul Giamatti, and not the overtly comedic one that Will Ferrell is set to star in. Show More Summary
We recently learned Elizabeth Banks might soon be putting Charlie’s Angels back to work, and now Variety reports that she and husband Max Handelman may also be producing a comedy about a failed singer who finds work in a wedding band. Show More Summary
'Front Man' centers on a 30-year-old wedding singer. read more
Suburgatory and Selfie creator Emily Kapnek has lined up her next series project, teaming with Elizabeth Banks’ Brownstone Prods. for Front Man, a single-camera comedy, which has landed at Fox with a pilot production commitment. The project hails from Warner Bros. Show More Summary
There are moments in Moonbeam City—an ’80s-themed cop cartoon premiering Wednesday night on Comedy Central and starring the voices of Kate Mara, Elizabeth Banks, Will Forte, and Rob Lowe—that next-level the art of the dumb joke. In one, moron detective Dazzle Novak falls for an exotic singer who performs at the local mall. Show More Summary
Banks might follow up her successful directorial debut, Pitch Perfect 2 with a new take on the classic TV series, and it's a pretty big deal for women in Hollywood.
Pitch Perfect 2 was one of the hits off summer, and though it hardly scored Jurassic World numbers, it has collected almost $184 million domestically since its May release and has a passionate fanbase. Not bad for a first time director. Elizabeth Banks is very well-known for her work as an actress in flicks like […]
It sounds like Elizabeth Banks is close to closing a deal to direct the Charlie’s Angels reboot. According to E!, Banks and her husband Mac Handelman are being sought after to head up the production on the Charlie’s Angels reboot. The Hollywood Reporter, who first broke the story, said that the production behind the Charlie’s... Show More Summary
This year has been a box office boon for Universal Pictures. Of course, right up at the top, we have "Jurassic World," which managed to bring in over $1.6 billion in ticket sales. "Furious 7" came in next with $1.5 billion at the box...Show More Summary
If Elizabeth Banks directs a "Charlie's Angels" reboot, she won't have to look far to cast the perfect trio of stars.
Sony seems to think we need more Charlie’s Angels — and honestly, it’s easy enough to forget about the Diaz/Liu/Barrymore films for long enough to convince ourselves that the idea isn’t any less original than anything else happening in Hollywood. The somewhat more exciting news here is that Elizabeth Banks might direct. …Read More
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Wednesday, September 16. All times are Eastern. Top pick Moonbeam City (Comedy Central, 10:30 p.m.): Haven’t you heard? Comedy Central has a new show starring Rob Lowe, Elizabeth Banks, Kate Mara, and Will Forte. Show More Summary
How cool would this be?! On Tuesday, it was reported that Elizabeth Banks might direct the next Charlie's Angels reboot. What an awesome possibility! According to a source, Banks will also produce with her husband and producing partner, Max Handelman. The only major piece missing from the project at this point is a writer. Related: Elizabeth Nearly [...]
Elizabeth Banks is in negotiations to direct.
Three cheers (and pretty ladies) for Elizabeth Banks. Read more...