Laverne Cox’s CBS legal drama Doubt appears to have been cancelled after two episodes, so it was only a matter of time before she got snapped up by another project. Very little time, actually.
Lindy West is one of American culture’s most invaluable voices. Thousands of us turn to her for unflinching, incisive cultural criticism and shattering wit. In May, she published her memoir, Shrill: Notes From a Loud Woman, which explores body image and the many ways in which American society teaches women to be…
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.
Elizabeth Banks backed out of directing Pitch Perfect 3 because of motherhood duties, she said at a conference panel on Saturday.
Earlier this month, Elizabeth Banks launched a new website, ironically and terribly named WhoHaha, which offers a digital platform for women in comedy. WhoHaha features original videos by women, both well-known and newly starting, as well as curated videos. “This is an opportunity,” Banks recently told AdAge. “There…
In a series of videos for the Center for Reproductive Rights, Elizabeth Banks, Dascha Polanco, and Retta among others narrate the abortion stories of American women. The stories, submitted by women across America, show the continued importance of abortion access. The series—called Draw the Line Monologues—nicely…
In today’s Tweet Beat, Elizabeth Banks thinks her hair sucks, Cher has what sounds like a nice lunch and Erykah Badu is a genius.
Almost immediately after Pitch Perfect 2 hit theaters, Rebel Wilson told the Los Angeles Times that a Pitch Perfect 3 was in the works. That was in March and, at the time, only Wilson was confirmed for the film. Now The Hollywood Reporter confirms that Elizabeth Banks has signed on to direct the third installment of…
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.
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Hero Elizabeth Banks reacted to fans at the Berlin Film Festival by giving them the double finger. The Hollywood Reporter says the gesture was a response to "fans who booed her for rushing past them without signing enough autographs." Banks was at the festival promoting her new movie, Love and Mercy, a biopic about…
The premiere party for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 took place in L.A. on Monday and look at how much everyone loves JLaw. Adoration. Let's see which celebs still have the odds ever in their favor.
Today in more awful news, Sarah Hyland, who plays Haley Dunphy on Modern Family, told a court she is in fear for her life from her ex, fellow actor Matthew Prokop.
The fitness and tabloid industries make tons and tons of dough off the idea that if you can just find the right combo of Soul Cycle and kale chips and chia seed pudding and intentional living, YOU TOO can have Jennifer Aniston's exact abs. The truth, of course, is that you probably can't. You can only have YOUR abs. …
In today's Tweet Beat, Margaret Cho shows some love for a bountiful ass, Elizabeth Banks rocks out to NPR and Ansel Elgort gets very #deep.
Sometimes it feels like they're writing these movie titles specifically for the headlines of blog posts. In Walk of Shame, Elizabeth Banks plays an uptight "good girl" newscaster named Meghan Miles who finds out she's been turned down for her dream job and decides to blow off some steam by fucking James Marsden.
In today's Tweet Beat, Vinny Guadagnino deletes a Vine of him tugging way too hard on a mannequin's wig, Peaches Geldof is remembered and Elizabeth Banks has had enough of her creepier fans.
The Catching Fire media tour du monde finally landed in New York City and it seems like everyone is OVER IT. There were zero sumptuous stunning couture gowns on this red carpet. The vibe was more like OMG No1currr.