Elizabeth Banks finalizes the cast of her Charlie's Angels reboot 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Elizabeth Banks has finalized the core cast of the Charlie’s Angels reboot she’s directing. We already knew that Kristen Stewart would be playing one of the eponymous angels, and now we also know that she’ll be joined by Naomi Scott (Jasmine from the live-action Aladdin movie) and…

Explore one of SNL's most reliable sketches in this oral history of Black Jeopardy

Over the years, Saturday Night Live has had a number of sketches that are consistently entertaining every time the sets get pulled out of storage, but one of the most reliable sketches of the modern era is Black Jeopardy, a straightforward gag that manages to be surprisingly unique in each iteration. Vulture has put…

Elizabeth Banks reuniting with James Gunn for a new horror movie

It’s been 13 years since Guardians Of The Galaxy’s James Gunn made his feature directorial debut with the B-movie horror homage Slither, and now he’s reuniting with Elizabeth Banks, one of that film’s stars, for another horror project. According to Deadline, Gunn is producing the movie along with The H Collective and …

Kristen Stewart and Lupita Nyong’o might be joining the Charlie's Angels reboot

Elizabeth Banks has teamed up with Sony to reboot Charlie’s Angels, the campy TV series about beautiful and kick-ass detectives that spawned a film series which then led to another TV show. Hoping that the fourth time will be the charm—since that Minka Kelly-starring show failed to really take off—the film is already…

The spirit of Wet Hot American Summer is alive and well Ten Years Later

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Michael Showalter and David Wain have an ear for dialogue. It’s one of the things that makes them such sharp film parodists, the type who don’t settle for re-staging a famous scene or putting a popular film’s words in a new context. They pick up on the bigger picture—how that scene looks, or how those words sound—and…

Elizabeth Banks apologizes for inaccuracies in her Steven Spielberg comments

Earlier this week, actress and director Elizabeth Banks took an opportunity to call out Steven Spielberg for his lack of women-led movies, blasting the prolific director from the podium at the Women in Film’s Crystal + Lucy Awards. “And by the way, he’s never made a movie with a female lead,” Banks said at the time.…

Elizabeth Banks calls out Steven Spielberg for lack of female leads

Elizabeth Banks called out one of Hollywood’s most beloved directors by name last night, putting Steven Spielberg on blast for making movies that almost overwhelmingly focus on men. “I went to Indiana Jones and Jaws and every movie Steven Spielberg ever made,” Banks said last night at the Women in Film Crystal + Lucy…

ABC orders pilot for Elizabeth Banks’ cop/criminal buddy comedy

ABC has ordered a pilot for a new cop dramedy from movie-star-turned-prolific-producer Elizabeth Banks. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the network has given the nod to an hour-long pilot for Banks’ new series The Trustee, about a detective who teams up with a “larger-than-life” convict serving out their sentence…

Rachel Bloom, Elizabeth Banks, Adam Scott, and more sing out against Trump

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend creator and star Rachel Bloom has corralled a group of comedians and famous people—including Elizabeth Banks, Adam Scott, Jane Lynch, Amber Rose, Sean Patrick Thomas, Felicia Day, Paul Scheer, and a bunch more—for a very funny, very specific anti-Trump, pro-Clinton music video called “HOLY SH*T…