Her career is the definition of longevity, and yet Elizabeth Banks is keenly aware of the unfair age standards in Hollywood.
The “Hunger Games” gal, who fronts the July 2016 issue of Glamour UK magazine, discussed her experience of trying out for different roles and getting shot down- “I screen-tested for the role of Mary Jane Watson in the first Spider-Man movie, opposite Tobey Maguire. Tobey and I are basically the same age - and I was told I was too old to play her.”
It’s always a treat when our favorite stars read the nasty messages fans write about them online, and last night (December 16) “Jimmy Kimmel Live” served up another round of “Celebrity Mean Tweets.”
Probably the most brash moment came when Sarah Paulson recited, “Sarah Paulson is annoying when she yells… or cries… or talks… or exists,” and replied with, "Bite me, motherf**ker. That’s how I feel about that. You can bite me in the f**king a**hole."
Kicking off the week with a massive movie event, the Walt Disney Pictures flick “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” rolled into the Dolby Theatre (and overflowed into the TCL Chinese and El Capitan theaters) last night (December 14).
Despite her long and distinguished career in Tinseltown, Elizabeth Banks has never hosted “Saturday Night Live,” but that’s all about to change this weekend.
The “Pitch Perfect” star is featured in a new set of promotional videos alongside veteran SNL cast member Keenan Thompson, who asks her how he’d fare in her forthcoming film “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2.”