Elizabeth Banks News

Date Of Birth:
February 10, 1974 (40)
Birth Place:
Pittsfield, MA, USA
Gender:
Female
ABC Family to Air Television Premiere of THE HUNGER GAMES, 10/10
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

ABC Family prepares for the Rebellion with a weekend of "The Hunger Games," the first film in the series based on the hit books by Suzanne Collins. (more...)

Women's Health & FEED Team Up For 3rd Annual RUN10 FEED10 Nationwide Charity Race Series With Upgraded App
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

NEW YORK, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Women's Health the fastest-growing international women's magazine with a global audience of 35 million and FEED, the social businessfounded by philanthropist and social entrepreneur Lauren Bush Lauren, are partnering for the 3 rd annual RUN10 FEED10 10K race series motivating consumers nationwide to help fight domestic hunger. Women's Health is expanding the program this year introducing two new digital platforms, as well as adding new cities to its roster with first time presenting sponsor Lincoln MKC. To date, RUN10 FEED10 has raised over 2.5 million meals to support the cause and is aiming to double that in 2014. (more...)

Paramount Digital to Present New Comedy Series RESIDENT ADVISORS
by TV News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Paramount Digital Entertainment announced today their new comedy series 'Resident Advisors.' Elizabeth Banks (Pitch Perfect) and Max Handelman (Pitch Perfect) will executive produce through their Brownstone Productions banner (more...)

VIDEO: Check Out 'Living Portraits' from HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART I
by Movies News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

As Hunger Games fans eagerly await the debut of the first trailer for MOCKINGJAY - PART I, which will have its debut this Friday at 2014 Comic Con, the film's official fashion site, Capitol Couture, has shared motion poster art (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Motion Posters for HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART I
by Movies News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

The film's official fashion site, Capitol Couture, has shared motion poster art featuring Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) and Johanna Mason (Jena Malone). (more...)

Comedy Central Sets 2014 Comic-Con Fan Events
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Comedy Central is invading San Diego with a series of events during Comic-Con starting with back-to-back panels as Comedy Central Presents 'Key & Peele' and Introduces 'Moonbeam City' on Thursday, July 24 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. in the Indigo Ballroom at the Hilton Bayfront. The panels kick off with Emmy(R)-nominated series 'Key & Peele' (stars Keegan-Michael-Key, Jordan Peele, Director Peter Atencio and moderated by Thomas Lennon) followed by the panel for upcoming animated series 'Moonbeam City' (creator and Executive Producer Scott Gairdner and Executive Producer Tommy Blacha). Also, press interviews will be held in Indigo 204A on Thursday, July 24 with 'Key & Peele' (Key, Peele, Atencio) from 2:30-3:30 p.m. The next day will feature a 'Brickleberry' panel with series creators and Executive Producers, Waco O'Guin and Roger Black, joined by David Herman ('Futurama'), Tom Kenny ('SpongeBob SquarePant'), Jerry Minor ('Eastbound & Down') and Natasha Leggero ('Suburgatory,' 'Burning Love') and held on Friday, July 25 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Convention Center Room 24ABC. (more...)

THE LEGO MOVIE Tops DVD & Blu-ray Sales, Week Ending 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Rentrak Corporation (RENT) today announced the Top-10 DVD & Blu-ray Disc sales and rentals according to the company's Retail Essentials and Home Video Essentials tracking services which are based on estimated consumer spending per data collected for the week ending July 13, 2014. (more...)

TRYING Opens 8/22 at International City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

It's 1967. Lyndon B. Johnson is in office, Jackie Kennedy and Aristotle Onassis have just become an "item," protests against the Vietnam war are going strong - and Judge Francis Biddle, former Attorney General under FDR and Chief Judge at the Nuremburg Trials, is 81 years old. Trying, the award-winning play inspired by the real-life experiences of playwright Joanna McClelland Glass as personal secretary to Biddle during the last year of his life, opens at International City Theatre on Aug. 22, directed by John Henry Davis and starring Tony Abatemarco and Paige Lindsey White. (more...)

VIDEO: President Snow Delivers 2nd Message in HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY Teaser Trailer!
by Movies News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Lionsgate has released a second teaser trailer for THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - Part 1 containing a second message from President Snow. (more...)

VIDEO: Anna Kendrick Gives Behind-the-Scenes Look at PITCH PERFECT 2!
by Movies News Desk - Jul 07, 2014

Elizabeth Banks, Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson and Hailee Steinfeld gave TODAY'S Natalie Morales an exclusive a behind-the-scenes look at the film! (more...)

VIDEO: President Snow Delivers Message in HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY Teaser Trailer!
by Movies News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Lionsgate has released the first teaser trailer for THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - Part 1. The film hits theaters on November 22, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Capitol Celebrates 'District Heroes' in Stunning Promo Posters for THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1
by Movies News Desk - Jun 21, 2014

Lionsgate is turning to an innovative and eye-catching method of marketing for THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY - PART 1 film with its 'Capitol' website, which now features a 'District Heroes Collection' of what look like perfectly composed magazine spreads celebrating the strengths of the different districts of Panem. Check out some of them below, and stay tuned for more! (more...)

Cate Blanchett, Kerry Washington Among WIF Award Recipients
by Movies News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Since 1977, Women In Film, Los Angeles has annually honored exemplary women in the entertainment industry women who lead by example, who are creative, groundbreaking, and who excel at their chosen fields. (more...)

MTI and iTheatrics Celebrate Turnaround Arts Program at The White House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Music Theatre International (MTI) and iTheatrics recently joined First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House to support The President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities' (PCAH) successful Turnaround Arts initiative, a program designed to help turn around low-performing schools, narrow the achievement gap, and increase student engagement through the arts. The program was celebrated at the White House with a special showcase of various schools from around the country who have benefitted from the initiative. (more...)


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by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014


Disney XD Announces June Programming Highlights
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2014

Disney XD announces June 2014 Programming Highlights (more...)

A.C.T.'s 2014 Season Gala Raises Over $670K for Actor Training and Arts Education Programs
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

With the help of students from the Master of Fine Arts and Young Conservatory programs, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) raised over $670,000 at its 2014 Season Gala, FLEISHHACKER, MAGNIN, SWIG -- A.C.T.'s MAD, MAD MEN, which honored the three founding fathers of A.C.T. -- Mortimer Fleishhacker, Jr., Cyril Magnin, and Melvin Swig -- and celebrated the past, present, and future of the organization. The Gala took place on Sunday, May 18, at the historic Regency Ballroom in San Francisco. The proceeds from the Gala support A.C.T.'s actor training and arts education programs. (more...)

Adam Scott to Join Johnny Depp in Whitey Bulger Drama BLACK MASS
by Movies News Desk - May 21, 2014

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Adam Scott has signed on to join Warner Bros.' upcoming Whitey Bulger drama BLACK MASS. Johnny Depp, Dakota Johnson, Juno Temple, and Jesse Plemons also star, with Scott Cooper directing. (more...)

Scoop: MODERN FAMILY on ABC - Tonight, May 21, 2014
by TV Scoop - May 21, 2014

Get all the scoop on MODERN FAMILY, airing on ABC tonight, May 21, 2014! (more...)

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