Elizabeth Banks News
wegotthiscovered.com – If 2015 wasn’t already a crowded enough year for sequels, with Star Wars: Episode VII, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Jurassic World, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, Batman/Superman, Terminator and Ted 2 all lobbying for your hard-earned cash, Universal has a 2015 release date for Pitch Perfect 2, the sequel to last year’s surprise box-office smash. 4 weeks 1 day ago via jetli
9:59 AM 11/11/2013 by Fred Topel
Francis Lawrence took over directing the Hunger Games franchise after some widely reported negotiations with director Gary Ross fell through. Signing on to Catching Fire and Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2, Lawrence assured us he was going to have some fun in the world Ross established.
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Production has gotten underway in West Virginia on Little Accidents, an indie drama written and directed by first timer Sara Colangelo. Elizabeth Banks, Boyd Holbrook, Chloë Sevigny, Jacob Lofland and Josh Lucas are starring in a film developed at both the Sundance Institute’s Screenwriters and Directors Labs. In Little Accidents, a 14-year old boy disappears in an American coal town has already seen its share of tragedy after a mining accident. 17 weeks 14 hours ago via jackiechan
Lionsgate Buys Two For Elizabeth Banks's Brownstone Banner; Erica Oyama Adapting 'White Girl Problems'
deadline.com – EXCLUSIVE: Lionsgate is closing two deals for book adaptations that will be produced by Pitch Perfect producers Elizabeth Banks and Max Handelman through their Brownstone Productions banner. They’ve just closed a deal to acquire a pitch for hot scribe Erica Oyama to write a comedy based on Babe Walker’s bestselling White Girl Problems, a comic pseudo-memoir by a pampered gal out to show that even rich people deserve sympathy too. 24 weeks 12 hours ago via brucelee
4:10 PM 6/18/2013 by Jeff Giles
There's really no getting around how ludicrous a Lego movie sounds, but Warner Bros. sure is giving it their best shot -- first they assembled a crack creative team, then they ponied up for a killer voice cast that includes Chris Pratt and Will Arnett, and now they've unleashed a trailer that actually makes this whole thing look like it might be fun.
6:38 AM 4/15/2013 by Jeff Giles
It won't be out until November, but The Hunger Games: Catching Fire is one of the most highly anticipated sequels of the year, so Lionsgate isn't wasting any time whetting audiences' appetites with trailers. To that end, the studio opted to release its first Catching Fire clip last night (April 14) during the 2013 MTV Movie Awards, ensuring plenty of film fans' eyeballs would be trained to the tube when Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) embarked on the victory tour they earned after emerging victorious in The Hunger Games.
comingsoon.net – With The Hunger Games: Catching Fire headed to theaters this fall, it looks like the franchise's viral marketing has returned. Capitol Couture , the faux-magazine of Panem, has launched a series of Victory portraits, beginning with Elizabeth Banks' Effie Trinket. 40 weeks 3 days ago via brucelee
fb.indiewire.com – Dakota Fanning seems determined to prove to audiences she's all grown up. She apparently gets quite naked in "Very Good Girls" which just premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, and not too long ago she signed on to play Kevin Kline's teenage lover in "The Last Of Robin Hood." Now she's set for a crime drama that will once again showcase a different side of the actress who is quickly putting together a diverse slate. 44 weeks 10 hours ago via jackiechan