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The Twilight Saga won’t actually come to an end until November 2012. But Robert Pattinson and Taylor Lautner are already expanding their resumes beyond Edward Cullen and Jacob Black, respectively.
Earlier today, we posted photo of Rob getting it on with various women in Bel Ami. Now, we have a behind-the-scenes look at Lautner in Abduction, which will find his character on the run after discovering his face on a missing persons website.
The film comes out on September 23 and features Taylor mostly during his own stunts, as seen below. Says co-star Jason Isaacs: “He could take the entireMore >
A pair of THG favorites are about to hit the big screen together, as Paul Rudd and Elizabeth Banks anchor the cast of Our Idiot Brother, which comes out on Friday.
The title pretty much makes it clear, but the film centers around Rudd’s Ned, the runt of a beautiful litter that includes sisters played by Banks, Emily Mortimer and Zooey Deschanel. The former told Movie Fanatic that she can relate to the concept:
“I am the oldest, bossiest daughter of a family of four… I have a 26-year-old brother who sells pizza and maybe something else while delivering those pizzas.”More >
It’s official. Elizabeth Banks is joining the film adaptation of The Hunger Games along with the likes of Liam Hemsworth, Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson.
The 40-Year-Old Virgin actress, 37, broke the news on Twitter. Banks writes:
“I can now confirm I’m EFFIE TRINKET in The Hunger Games. So excited!”
The rumor of Elizabeth’s casting surfaced earlier in April, but was not confirmed until now. The film, based on the best-selling novel, is getting huge buzz.
As for Banks’ character?
Always on time, Effie is very strict about manners. But despite a seemingly serious demeanor, she hasMore >
Ready to meet Mrs. Everdeen?
In the latest casting news regarding the big screen adaption of The Hunger Games, Irish actress Paula Malcomson has landed the role of Katniss’ mother. The character is constantly worried about the future of her daughters.
Malcomson is a veteran of the small screen, most recently appearing on Private Practice, Fringe and Sons of Anarchy.
The actress joins a young cast that includes Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Willow Shield, Jack Quaid, Leven Rembin, Dayo Okeniyi, Amandla Stenberg and, of course, Jennifer Lawrence in the main role.
Elizabeth Banks has alsoMore >
Tina Fey is pregnant for a second time. But that’s not the only notable event in 30 Rock’s baby boom – Jane Krakowski is now a mom!
The actress, 42, gave birth to son Bennett Robert Godley on Wednesday, April 13 in New York City, her rep confirmed earlier this week.
The baby boy, who has blond hair like Mom, weighed in at 7 lbs., 12 oz., and is the first child for Krakowski and fianc
Using its official Facebook page to make the announcement, Lionsgate just unveiled the casting of two more tributes for its adaptation of The Hunger Games.
Jack Quaid and Leven Rembin have signed on as Marvel and Glimmer.
They’re the District 1 tributes. Days ago, the roles of District 11 tributes, Thresh and Rue, were filled by newcomers Davo Okenivi and Amandla Stenberg.
The tributes join the main players: Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta, Liam Hemsworth as Gale and possibly Elizabeth Banks as Effie.
The Hunger Games follows Katniss as she goes to fight in theMore >
Elizabeth Banks has been rumored for the part of Effie Trinket in the upcoming film adaptation of The Hunger Games, according to new reports.
A buzzed-about cast already features Jennifer Lawrence as lead character Katniss Everdeen, Josh Hutcherson as Peeta and Liam Hemsworth as Gale.
The rumor of Banks as Effie, a flaky bureaucrat who escorts her district’s young death-match contestants to their fate, was first reported by Variety.
Lionsgate would not confirm whether Banks will be joining the film, based on the bestselling young-adult novel (the first in a hit trilogy) by SuzanneMore >
Elizabeth Banks and husband Max Handelman are now the proud parents of a beautiful boy named Felix, who was born via gestational surrogate.
“I have been very fortunate in life both professionally and personally,” the 30 Rock star, 37, wrote on her website in a post announcing the birth.
“The one true hurdle I’ve faced in life is that I have a broken belly,” she added.
“After years of trying to get pregnant, exploring the range of fertility treatments, all unsuccessful, our journey led us to gestational surrogacy.”
“From that came two miracles. The first was meeting our carrier and herMore >
The president of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association did not think Ricky Gervais was very funny at host of The Golden Globes on Sunday.
But you know who did? Pretty much anyone with a sense of humor. Let’s take a look at the celebrities that have Tweeted/voiced their support for Gervais over the last few days:
Larry King: The folks who put him on the Globes have no right to complain about Ricky Gervais. He does what he does. Why should it surprise them? You agree?
Elizabeth Banks: I thought RG was hilarious. Actors can take it. We have thick skins.