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Elizabeth Banks re-wears her 2004 gown to Vanity Fair party

Elizabeth Banks re-wears her 2004 gown to Vanity Fair party

Elizabeth Banks re-wore a Badgley Mischka gown to the annual Vanity Fair Oscars party on Sunday night (09.02.20). The 46-year-old actress took to Instagram to reveal she’d decided to ask her stylists, Wendy and Nicole Ferreira, to re-work the gown she originally wore to the star-studded bash back in 2004. Elizabeth – who is eager to promote sustainability in fashion – wrote on th... »

Kristen Stewart wanted to show fun side

Kristen Stewart wanted to show fun side

Kristen Stewart made ‘Charlie’s Angels’ to prove she isn’t "so serious". The 29-year-old actress felt touched when director Elizabeth Banks explained how she wanted her to star in her remake of the saga because they always have "fun" together but audiences don’t often get to see Kristen’s lighter side. Kristen said: "She thought people n... »

Universal and Lego ‘in talks for new movies’

Universal and Lego ‘in talks for new movies’

Universal Pictures and the Lego Group are reportedly in talks for feature films based on the famous toys. Although Warner Bros. put out 2014′s ‘The Lego Movie’ and its sequel earlier this year – as well as both Batman and Ninjago spin-offs in 2017 – it’s said there could be new properties in the pipeline as part of a deal with a new studio. According to Variety,... »

Kristen Stewart believes Charlie’s Angels was overly politicised

Kristen Stewart believes Charlie’s Angels was overly politicised

Kristen Stewart thinks the ‘Charlie’s Angels’ promotional campaign was "overly politicised". The 29-year-old actress starred alongside Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska in the film – which has disappointed at the box office – and she admitted while she has no regrets making the movie she found it "difficult" placing an emphasis on feminism during inter... »

Elizabeth Banks to direct The Invisible Woman

Elizabeth Banks to direct The Invisible Woman

Elizabeth Banks is to star in and direct ‘The Invisible Woman’. The ‘Charlie’s Angels’ helmer is set to work on an original version of the Universal classic, and she will produce the motion picture alongside her husband Max Handelman. Sources told The Hollywood Reporter that the tone of the movie is expected to be "’Thelma & Louise’ meets ‘A... »

Naomi Scott: Charlie’s Angels reboot was made with good intentions

Naomi Scott: Charlie’s Angels reboot was made with good intentions

Naomi Scott says the ‘Charlie’s Angels’ reboot was made with "good intentions". The ‘Aladdin’ actress stars alongside Kristen Stewart and Ella Balinska in the upcoming reboot of the action spy series, and says her co-stars and director Elizabeth Banks came together "for the right reasons", whilst she shared how "excited" they all are to b... »

Shrill coming to BBC Three

Shrill coming to BBC Three

‘Shrill’ is coming to BBC Three next month. The first series of the popular US sitcom – which is executive produced by Elizabeth Banks and features ‘Saturday Night Live’ star Aidy Byrant as Annie and Lolly Adefope as her best friend and roommate Fran – is coming to the Beeb after the channel acquired the UK rights from Warner Bros. Television. The show – w... »

Elizabeth Banks ‘proud’ of 27-year relationship

Elizabeth Banks ‘proud’ of 27-year relationship

Elizabeth Banks hails her 27-year relationship as the thing she’s "most proud of". The 45-year-old actress and director met her husband Max Handelman – with whom she has sons Felix, eight, and Magnus, seven – on her first day of college when they both attended the University of Pennsylvania, and has said that almost three decades later, they’re still as in love as... »

Elizabeth Banks calls Charlie’s Angels a ‘flop’

Elizabeth Banks calls Charlie’s Angels a ‘flop’

Elizabeth Banks jokes about ‘Charlie’s Angels’ being a box office "flop". The 45-year-old star – who wrote, directed, produced and starred as Rebekah Bosley in the reboot of female crime-fighting franchise – has offered a response after the movie pulled in just $27.6 million for its opening weekend, made off a budget of between $48-55 million. Taking to soci... »

Elizabeth Banks urges studios to ‘trust’ female directors

Elizabeth Banks urges studios to ‘trust’ female directors

Elizabeth Banks hopes her ‘Charlie’s Angels’ movie convinces film studios to "trust" more female directors. Banks has helmed the reboot of the female crime-fighting franchise, with Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska playing the Angels, and she hopes the movie is a major success at the box office, not just for her, but also to show what women can do behind th... »

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