Watch: Elizabeth Banks on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’, Debuts New ‘Mockingjay’ Clip

Last night Elizabeth Banks appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to promote Mockingjay: Part 2.  On the show, she debuted a new Mockingjay: Part 2 clip and played Catchprase with Tim McGraw. The new clip features Effie preparing Katniss. Take a look at the videos below: You can watch the new Mockingjay clip HERE! Continue reading Watch: Elizabeth Banks on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon’, Debuts New ‘Mockingjay’ Clip

Elizabeth Banks addresses fan faves Hayffie in ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’

Elizabeth Banks did an impromptu Periscope session yesterday and answered fan questions where, apart from confirming she’ll be heading to London for Mockingjay: Part 2 premiere, she addressed fan faves Effie Trinket and Haymitch Abernathy. “You have to go see Mockingjay: Part 2 to find out about Effie and Haymitch. It’s very exciting what’s happening. It gets serious. I ship them entirely. Okay, so that’s not much to go on especially … Continue reading Elizabeth Banks addresses fan faves Hayffie in ‘Mockingjay: Part 2’

Elizabeth Banks and 'Catching Fire' crew member invited to join The Academy

The Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks is among the 322 new members invited to join the Academy of Motion Pictures and Science on Friday, June 26. Boone Isaacs of the Academy said, “Our goal is to recognize filmmaking and talent no matter where you live.” Along with Elizabeth, Catching Fire‘s visual effects supervisor Daniel Barrett has also been proffered the invite. The invitation is extended to those “who have distinguished themselves … Continue reading Elizabeth Banks and 'Catching Fire' crew member invited to join The Academy

Elizabeth Banks in talks to direct YA adaptation 'Red Queen'

If you read YA fiction, you must have come across the much talked-about YA novel, Red Queen, by debut author Victoria Aveyard. According to Deadline, The Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks is in talks to direct the movie based on the book, which is optioned by Universal Pictures. Elizabeth made her debut as a director in the recent Pitch Perfect 2 for which she received much praise. Red Queen synopsis … Continue reading Elizabeth Banks in talks to direct YA adaptation 'Red Queen'

Photos & Video: Elizabeth Banks talks directing 'Pitch Perfect 2,' Effie Trinket & more

Elizabeth Banks is featured in the May 8 issue of The Hollywood Reporter as she turns from actress to director for Pitch Perfect 2. Check out photos from the shoot in the gallery here. Watch the behind-the-scenes interview with Elizabeth below: http://c.brightcove.com/services/viewer/federated_f9?isVid=1&isUI=1 In 2002, for instance, [Elizabeth] heard that director Gary Ross was making Seabiscuit. At the time, Banks, then 28, had only a few credits to her name … Continue reading Photos & Video: Elizabeth Banks talks directing 'Pitch Perfect 2,' Effie Trinket & more

Photos: 'The Hunger Games' actors attend the MET Gala Ball 2015

The Hunger Games actors Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore and Lenny Kravitz attended the MET Gala Ball 2015 at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City last night, May 4. The theme for the Gala this year was “China: Through The Looking Glass.” Jennifer was also the co-chair at the Ball. Photos of the actors can be seen in the gallery here.   Continue reading Photos: 'The Hunger Games' actors attend the MET Gala Ball 2015

Willow Shields attends MTV Movie Awards 2015; 'Mockingjay: Part 1' takes home 2 awards

The MTV Movie Awards 2015 took place at the Nokia Theater LA Live on April 12. Jennifer Lawrence and Elizabeth Banks won Best Musical Transformation and Best On-Screen Transformation for Mockingjay: Part 1, respectively. Actress Willow Shields attended the ceremony. Check out pictures in the gallery here. Continue reading Willow Shields attends MTV Movie Awards 2015; 'Mockingjay: Part 1' takes home 2 awards

The Hunger Games Grabs Nominations for the 2015 MTV Movie Awards

Nominations for the 2015 MTV Movie Awards have been released and Mockingjay has snagged a few nods! The Nominations: Movie of the Year: “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay-Part 1” Best Female Performance: Jennifer Lawrence, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1? Best Musical Moment: Jennifer Lawrence, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1? Best On-Screen Transformation: Elizabeth Banks, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1? You … Continue reading The Hunger Games Grabs Nominations for the 2015 MTV Movie Awards

Watch: Elizabeth Banks, Donald Sutherland & Francis Lawrence Talk About 'Mockingjay' With Cineplex

During this promotional tour for Mockingjay – Part 1 Cineplex sat down with Elizabeth Banks, Donald Sutherland and Francis Lawrence to talk about the film.  You can watch this interview below Continue reading Watch: Elizabeth Banks, Donald Sutherland & Francis Lawrence Talk About 'Mockingjay' With Cineplex