Elizabeth Banks spoke with The Hollywood Reporter alongside her husband and business partner, Max Hendelman. It’s the full-Hollywood interview, they talk about their life, how they met, blah, blah, blah, the industry, etc. Read it if you’re a Hollywood-aficionado and want to learn more about the behind the scenes politics of the entertainment industry. Like the high-octane information about the budget of movies? Hot.
Elizabeth also talked about some of the upcoming projects she has, including the new Charlie’s Angels-reboot which should be on its way to us soon. And Elizabeth said that it is very timely and will get into what a real highly-trained female super-spy has to deal with in the male-dominated world of super-spies.
When Charlie calls up his angels in the upcoming Charlie’s Angels reboot, he won’t hear Lupita Nyong’o purr “Good morning, Charlie” through the other end of the speaker receiver. But he will hear Kristen Stewart moan, “Why haven’t you, like, learned how to text yet. Like, no one uses the fucking phone anymore.”
So, will Aladdin have to rub a closet door in order to summon him?
Live-action remakes of beloved animated films make bank, so pretty much all of Disney’s properties are being redone with humans. A Guy Ritchie-directed, live-action adaption of Aladdin is coming at you across the desert sands. The magic carpet (and Jasmine’s harem pants) will probably be CGI, but everyone else will have a pulse! Two relative unknowns (who will get paid dick because they’re newbies) have been cast as star-crossed lovers Aladdin and Jasmine. They obviously cast two nobodies who they don’t have to pay that much, so they can cover The Fresh Prince’s assuredly exorbitant salary. Will Smith has definitively signed on to play the Genie. Someone in Movie Star Heaven give Robin Williams a hug. I’m looking at you, Princess Leia. Continue reading