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Universal Monster Comedy Will Reunite Channing Tatum With Phil Lord & Chris Miller

The Universal monster revival continues. After failing miserably with the interconnected Dark Universe, Universal has bounced back with The Invisible Man and plans for future standalone films. The latest entry is an untitled Unititled Monster Project being developed by Phil Lord and Chris Miller. Details are vague for the moment, but we do know that the film will reunite Lord and Miller with 21 Jump Street Star Channing Tatum. Deadline has the scoop on the Untitled Monster Comedy coming from...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Casting, Horror, Elizabeth Banks, Channing-Tatum, Magic Mike, Universal, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, Tom Cruise, Bill Condon, Miller, Abbott

Lord, Miller & Tatum Reunite for Universal’s Untitled Monster Project

Lord, Miller & Tatum reunite for Universal’s untitled monster project It’s been six years since we last saw Channing Tatum, Phil Lord and Chris Miller properly team up for both The LEGO Movie and 22 Jump Street and now the trio are reuniting for an untitled monster thriller at Universal Pictures, according to Deadline. RELATED: Lord, Miller, Morales & Fiallo Team for Miami-Set Comedy at Universal PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlon...
Tags: Movies, Natalie Morales, Elizabeth Banks, Miami, Universal, Chris Miller, Ryan Gosling, Leigh Whannell, MGM, Universal Pictures, Miller, Tatum, Karyn Kusama, Gosling, Dexter Fletcher, David Koepp

Banks, Weaver, Mara & Friend Sign on To Lead Call Jane

Banks, Weaver, Mara & Friend sign on to lead Call Jane After attempting to develop the film last year with Elisabeth Moss (The Invisible Man) and Susan Sarandon (Ray Donovan) leading the charge, women’s rights drama Call Jane is getting another shot at life as Elizabeth Banks (Charlie’s Angels), Sigourney Weaver (Avatar), Kate Mara (House of Cards) and Rupert Friend (Homeland) have signed on to star in the drama, according to Deadline. RELATED: Focus Features Sets Justin Chon’s Blue Bayou f...
Tags: Movies, Elizabeth Banks, Sigourney Weaver, Elisabeth Moss, Rupert Friend, Moss, Jane, Janes, Sarandon, Focus Features, Kate Mara, Sethi, Brenner, Movie News, Protagonist Pictures, Schore

VOTD: ‘Pitch Perfect’ Cast Reunites Virtually with a Barden Bellas Music Video for Charity

If you thought Pitch Perfect 3 was the last time the Barden Bellas would get back together make some aca-awesome a cappella music with their mouths, think again. As the musical competition circuit announcers John Smith (John Michael Higgins) and Gail Abernathy-McKadden-Feinberger (Elizabeth Banks) so succinctly put it, “It seems that not even a quarantine could keep them from harassing us with another musical performance.” The Barden Bellas from across all three of the Pitch Perfect movies have...
Tags: Comedy, Movies, Beyonce, Anna-Kendrick, Universal, Pitch Perfect 2, Musical, Lebanon, Unicef, Hailee Steinfeld, Rebel Wilson, Anna Camp, Pitch Perfect, Shelley Regner, Hana Mae Lee, Barden Bellas

Joe Biden's VP pick Kamala Harris has held prominent roles in California politics since 2004. Here are the tech moguls and A-list Hollywood bigwigs who have supported her over the years.

On August 11, Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris as his choice for vice president on his 2020 ticket. Harris, a Democratic senator for California, has also held positions as district attorney for San Francisco and attorney general for the state. She has homes in both LA and San Francisco. California Gov. Gavin Newsom campaigned for Harris in Iowa in December 2019. Forbes reported that an overwhelming majority of her 2019 donors came from California and she unsurprisingly has a fan base in the two...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Hollywood, Shonda Rhimes, Jobs, Instagram, Nbc, California, Steve Jobs, Ebay, Aaron Sorkin, La, Stanford, Senate, Massachusetts, Politico

The Quarantine Stream: ‘Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp’ Reframes and Enriches the Movie

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.) The Series: Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp Where You Can Stream It: Netflix The Pitch: 14 years after Wet Hot American Summer became a cult classic, creators David Wain and Michael Showalter got the greenlight from Netflix to make a prequel series which is set weeks before the events of the film. The cast, which includes huge n...
Tags: Comedy, Television, Movies, Features, Netflix, Elizabeth Banks, Sequels, Arrested Development, Wet Hot American Summer: First Day Of Camp, Wet Hot American Summer, Showalter, Michael Showalter, David Wain, Wain, Featured Stories Sidebar, The Quarantine Stream

Live-Action ‘Magic School Bus’ Movie Picks Up Elizabeth Banks as Ms. Frizzle

In the 26-year history of the beloved children’s book series The Magic School Bus, there has yet to be a big screen adaptation of the adventures of eccentric school teacher Ms. Frizzle and the class she takes on educational adventures. That’s about to change with Scholastic Entertainment producing a The Magic School Bus movie with Universal Pictures and Marc Platt Productions, and they’ve already figured out who will be playing the fearless teacher. Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games, Pitch Perf...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Casting, Netflix, Elizabeth-Banks, Adaptation, Universal, Pbs, Universal Pictures, Lily Tomlin, Elizabeth, Magic School Bus, Frizzle, Marc Platt, Kathryn Hahn, Fiona

Magic School Bus Live-Action Movie in Development from Universal, Elizabeth Banks

Magic School Bus Live-Action Movie in Development from Universal, Elizabeth Banks Deadline is reporting that Elizabeth Banks’ Brownstone Productions, Universal Pictures, and Marc Platt are developing a live-action hybrid feature of Scholastic’s The Magic School Bus, based on the books written by Joanna Cole and illustrated by Bruce Degen. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gp...
Tags: Movies, Netflix, Elizabeth Banks, Universal Pictures, Lily Tomlin, Scholastic, SVP, Frizzle, Marc Platt, Fiona, Kate McKinnon, Max Handelman, Joseph Kosinski, National Education Association, ComingSoon, Movie News

Chris Pratt & Elizabeth Banks Reprise Lego Movie Roles For New PSA

Chris Pratt & Elizabeth Banks reprise Lego Movie roles for new PSA As a way to combat the further spreading of COVID-19, a brand new PSA has been released, featuring the voices of Chris Pratt and Elizabeth Banks as they reprise their roles as Emmett and Lucy from Warner Bros. The Lego Movie to educate and remind children about the safety tips that they need to do during this ongoing pandemic. Pratt and Banks’ characters were last seenin 2019’s The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part. Check out the...
Tags: Video, Movies, Cdc, Lego, Elizabeth Banks, The Lego Movie, Warner Bros, Chris Pratt, Lucy, Universal Pictures, Pratt, Warner Bros Pictures, Lego Group, Emmett, Lego Movie, Movie News

Elizabeth Banks Lists Former Studio City Compound

Busy-as-a-beaver Hollywood polymath Elizabeth Banks — the “Hunger Games” franchise star made her hugely successful directorial debut with “Pitch Perfect 2” in 2015, directed, wrote, produced and starred in the 2019 action comedy “Charlie’s Angels,” has earned three Emmy nominations for recurring roles on “30 Rock” and “Modern Family,” and currently co-stars in the critically […]
Tags: Hollywood, Actors, Los Angeles, Elizabeth Banks, Entertainers, Studio City, Westside Estate Agency, Elizabeth Banks Lists Former Studio City Compound

"To perceive a woman as a threat": 6 notes on Charlie's Angels (2019)--a Blu-ray review

1) Charlie's Angels proved difficult to sit through. My partner, Beckie abandoned it quickly in part because she found the music grating. I kept stopping the Blu-ray player, wandering off, and then returning later out of idle curiosity to watch it in bits and pieces.2) I generally have high regard for the career choices of Kristen Stewart, especially her work with the brilliant Olivier Assayas in Clouds of Sils Maria (2014) and Personal Shopper (2016), but she mostly looks semi-ironically bemus...
Tags: Movies, Keira Knightley, Elizabeth Banks, Bill Murray, Jennifer Lopez, Rio De Janeiro, Kristen Stewart, Kano, Patrick Stewart, Hailee Steinfeld, Kristen Wiig, Stewart, Patrick, Charlie, Crispin Glover, Hitchcock

Hulu's 35 notable original TV shows, ranked from worst to best by critics

Hulu has bolstered its slate of original TV shows in recent years with critically acclaimed comedies like "Shrill," "Pen15," and "Ramy." It's also the streaming home of FX programming, including exclusive originals like "Devs" and "Mrs. America." We ranked 35 notable Hulu originals by their Rotten Tomatoes critic scores, from "The Handmaid's Tale" to "The Act." Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Since "The Handmaid's Tale" won the Emmy for best drama series in 2017, Hulu has ...
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20 must-see Hulu original TV shows to add to your streaming queue

  Hulu is making waves with its original content like its wildly successful "The Handmaid's Tale." Other standouts include "Little Fires Everywhere" starring Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington, and "High Fidelity" starring Zoe Kravitz. All of Hulu's original programming plus its entire streaming catalog are included at every subscription level. Hulu Basic (with ads) is $5.99 a month, while Hulu Premium (ad-free) is $11.99 a month.   While Netflix was the pioneer of original content and...
Tags: New York, Kerry Washington, Reese Witherspoon, Stephen King, Disney, Trends, Netflix, Elizabeth Banks, James Franco, Nick Hornby, John F Kennedy, Rob, Seth Rogen, Wu Tang, George Clooney, Margaret Atwood

Poster For Original The Invisible Man Sells For Over $180,000 At Auction

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Poster for original The Invisible Man sells for over $180,000 at auction While the latest adaptation of H.G. Wells’ iconic sci-fi novel is scoring rave reviews from critics and audiences with its early digital debut, a rare poster for the 1933 version of The Invisible Man was put up for auction Saturday night and sold for $182,400! The poster can be viewed below! RELATED: CS Video: Leigh Whannell & Cast of The Invisible Man Talk Horror Adaptation Projections for the ra...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Horror, Elizabeth Banks, Leigh Whannell, Heritage Auctions, Jason Blum, Aldis Hodge, Cecilia, Kylie du Fresne, ComingSoon, Movie News, Blumhouse Productions, Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, Harriet Dyer, Jeanette Volturno

‘Mrs. America’ Teaser: Rose Byrne and Cate Blanchett Battle Over Women’s Empowerment

Rose Byrne and Cate Blanchett get ready to do battle in the latest Mrs. America teaser — over the issue of women’s empowerment, and over potential awards buzz for their performances as opposing activists Gloria Steinem and Phyllis Schlafly, respectively, in the Dahvi Waller‘s limited FX series set to debut on Hulu. Fittingly, the new teaser is set to the famous “Battle Hymn Of The Republic,” which declares that “women’s time has come.” But not if Blanchett’s conservative activist Phyllis Schlaf...
Tags: Television, Movies, Drama, White House, America, Elizabeth Banks, Rose-Byrne, Hulu, Cate-Blanchett, FX, Sarah Paulson, True Story, Gloria Steinem, Alice, Uzo Aduba, James Marsden

New on Blu-ray: ‘Uncut Gems’, ‘Charlie’s Angels’, ‘Dark Waters’, ‘Pet Sematary Two’

The world is…interesting right now, to say the least. And there’s a fairly good chance that you’re suddenly stuck inside your house right now, or at least hesitant to go out. Not to worry: You can stay in and watch some Blu-rays. You don’t even have to leave the house to get them – order them online and have them show up on your doorstep. And if you need some help regarding what to pick up, these are the new Blu-ray releases you should check out this week. Uncut Gems It’s the movie ever...
Tags: Movies, Angels, Stephen King, Features, Elizabeth Banks, DuPont, Kristen Stewart, Mark Ruffalo, Blu, Stewart, Howard, Scott, Haynes, Parkersburg, Charlie, Kevin Garnett

Blumhouse Taps Karyn Kusama to Direct Dracula!

Blumhouse Taps Karyn Kusama for Dracula According to The Hollywood Reporter, after scoring big with The Invisible Man, Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions is sinking its teeth into another classic movie icon — none other than the big guy himself, Dracula. The production company has tapped Karyn Kusama (Destroyer) to direct the film, which will -like Invisible Man– be a moderately budgeted picture. Per the report, Blumhouse hopes to put a modern spin on the legendary Count with the film taking...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Horror, Stephen King, Netflix, Elizabeth Banks, Tom Cruise, Steven Moffat, Mark Gatiss, Jason Blum, Universal Pictures, Jennifer, Dracula, Javier Bardem, Kusama, Blumhouse

‘Dracula’ Reboot Coming From Jason Blum and Director Karyn Kusama

Welcome to a whole new world of gods and monsters. In the wake of the box office and critical success of The Invisible Man, there’s a mad dash for a monster mash, with more and more classic monsters being rebooted. The latest: Jason Blum‘s Blumhouse is about to sink its fangs into Dracula reboot and they have The Invitation and Destroyer director Karyn Kusama set to helm. THR has the scoop on the Dracula reboot from Karyn Kusama. While Dracula is perhaps best known as being part of the Unive...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Feig, Leigh Whannell, Tom Cruise, Jason Blum, Jennifer, Dracula, Kusama, Blumhouse, Karyn Kusama, Dexter Fletcher, James Wan, Phil Hay, Matt Manfredi

Exclusive ‘Charlie’s Angels’ Clip: Working With Elizabeth Banks

Charlie’s Angels hits Blu-ray today, and we have an exclusive clip for your viewing pleasure. The clip, which is an excerpt from the special features included on the home release, focuses on Elizabeth Banks, who wrote, starred in, and directed the movie. As you might expect, the cast –  Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott, and Ella Balinska – have nothing but praise for their director and co-star. Charlie’s Angels Clip The Charlie’s Angels reboot didn’t exactly set the world on fire. What was ...
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‘The Invisible Man’ Producer Jason Blum Would Love to Make ‘Frankenstein’ (The Movie, Not the Monster)

Now that The Invisible Man is a huge hit for Blumhouse, more Universal monster reboots are all but guaranteed. Universal already has the Dracula spin-off Renfield in the works, as well as Elizabeth Banks’s Invisible Woman. What else could we see in the future? According to Blumhouse head Jason Blum, the answer is Frankenstein. Blum recently revealed he’d love to make a new Frankenstein movie – and this isn’t just wishful thinking. He’s actually reached out to filmmakers to try to develop a new ...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Elizabeth Banks, Robert De Niro, Universal, Mel Brooks, Jason Blum, Bill Condon, Remakes, Frankenstein, Javier Bardem, Blumhouse, Blum, Larry Fessenden, Boris Karloff, Renfield

POLL RESULTS: Who is the Greatest Classic Universal Monster?

BEGIN SLIDESHOW POLL RESULTS: Who is the greatest classic Universal monster? After seeing Leigh Whannell’s masterful The Invisible Man explode at the box office this weekend, has the responses to its poll asking readers who their favorite classic Universal monster is, with over 1100 votes giving one clear winner. Check out the results below! RELATED: POLL RESULTS: Who Will Win the Oscars? Who is the Greatest Classic Universal Monster?  Top FIve 1. Dracula (34%, 394 vote...
Tags: Movies, Bela Lugosi, Elizabeth Banks, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, Bram Stoker, Abbott, Wolf, Frankenstein, Dracula, Aldis Hodge, Black Lagoon, Lon Chaney Jr, Cecilia, Boris Karloff, Claude Rains

CS Video: Leigh Whannell & Cast of The Invisible Man Talk Horror Adaptation

BEGIN SLIDESHOW CS Video: Leigh Whannell & cast of The Invisible Man talk horror adaptation got the opportunity to sit down with writer/director Leigh Whannell (Upgrade) and stars Elisabeth Moss (The Handmaid’s Tale), Oliver Jackson-Cohen (The Haunting of Hill House) and Storm Reid (Euphoria) to discuss the remake of the iconic H.G. Wells novel The Invisible Man. Check out our interviews in the player below! RELATED: The Invisible Man Review The Invisible Man centers on C...
Tags: Amazon, Video, Movies, Horror, Elizabeth Banks, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Hill House, Cecilia, G Wells, Kylie du Fresne, ComingSoon, Movie News, Blumhouse Productions

POLL: Who is the Greatest Classic Universal Monster?

BEGIN SLIDESHOW POLL: Who is the Greatest Classic Universal Monster? The time has nearly arrived for Leigh Whannell (Upgrade)’s masterful The Invisible Man to grace the screen, and is asking our readers to dive back into the annals of Universal Monster hall of fame to vote on the best creature to terrify audiences over the years. Vote in our Who is the Greatest Classic Universal Monster? poll below! RELATED: POLL RESULTS: What is the Best Stephen King Movie? panel m...
Tags: Movies, Bela Lugosi, Elizabeth Banks, Leigh Whannell, Jason Blum, Bram Stoker, Abbott, Dracula, Aldis Hodge, Lon Chaney Jr, Cecilia, Boris Karloff, Claude Rains, Kylie du Fresne, ComingSoon, Wolf Man

Elisabeth Moss Escapes in The Invisible Man Clips

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Elisabeth Moss escapes in The Invisible Man clips Universal Pictures and Blumhouse Productions have released two clips from director Leigh Whannell’s forthcoming remake of the classic sci-fi horror film The Invisible Man, featuring two-time Emmy and Golden Globe winner Elisabeth Moss as tries to escape from her abusive and obsessive partner Adrian. Check out the videos below! (via Bloody Disgusting) RELATED: Amy Pascal May Resurrect Universal’s Bride of Frankenstein The ...
Tags: Video, Movies, Elizabeth Banks, Leigh Whannell, Amy Pascal, Jason Blum, Elisabeth Moss, Universal Pictures, Golden Globe, Aldis Hodge, Blumhouse, Cecilia, Kylie du Fresne, Movie News, Blumhouse Productions, Harriet Dyer

‘Bride of Frankenstein’ Remake Might Still Be Aliiiive With Amy Pascal and John Krasinski Circling the Project

After the implosion of the Dark Universe, Universal had supposedly put a lid on the Bride of Frankenstein remake, but the project may still have a pulse after all. A few notable Hollywood figures have been circling the project over the past year, including Oscar-nominated producer Amy Pascal and A Quiet Place director John Krasinski. And with Universal launching a new creative mandate for edgier fare, according to new reports, the Bride of Frankenstein remake might still come aliiiiive. A ne...
Tags: Hollywood, Movies, Horror, Elizabeth Banks, Oscar, Angelina Jolie, Universal, Paul Feig, Amy Pascal, Elisabeth Moss, Remakes, Pascal, Universal Pictures, John-Krasinski, Amy, Moss

The Hottest 2020 Oscars Trend? Recycling Old Looks

The latest fashion flex? Rewearing an Oscar dress — aka flaunting your commitment to preventing climate change and your ability to fit into a past outfit. The 2020 Academy Awards were dotted with sustainable fashion choices, intentional or not, and we champion the recycling. Arianna Huffington at the Vanity Fair Oscars After-Party (2020, 2013) Arianna […]
Tags: Fashion, News, Arianna Huffington, Elizabeth Banks, Oscars, Joaquin Phoenix, Arianna, Vanity Fair Oscars After Party

15 Candid Quotes About Motherhood From Elizabeth Banks

She and her husband, Max Handelman, have two sons ―  Felix and Magnus.
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Elizabeth Banks rewears old dress for Oscars 2020

She was dressed to impress . . . Greta Thunberg. Sixteen years after Elizabeth Banks, 46 wore a red Badgley Mischka gown to the 2004 Vanity Fair Oscars Party, she turned up at the 2020 version of the same event in the very same dress. “It’s gorgeous and it fits . . . so why not wear it again?!”...
Tags: Fashion, Elizabeth Banks, Badgley Mischka, Vanity Fair Oscars Party, Greta Thunberg

Universal Hopes ‘The Monster Mash’ Movie Will Be a Graveyard Smash

Remember The Monster Mash? You know – the hit novelty song in which a bunch of monsters get together to have a graveyard smash? Well, it’s becoming a movie. Universal Pictures, who seem to be taking a grab-bag approach to their classic monsters at this point, are gearing up to make a Monster Mash movie to serve as the feature debut of music video director Matt Stawski. Plot details are being kept secret, but we can only hope the Transylvania Twist will be involved in some capacity. I was wor...
Tags: Movies, Horror, Elizabeth Banks, Universal, Paul Feig, Leigh Whannell, Tom Cruise, Bill Condon, Dracula, Transylvania, Renfield, Dark Army, Whannell, Bobby Boris Pickett, Matt Stawski, The Monster Mash