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James Marsden Will Take A 'Walk of Shame' with Elizabeth Banks

James Marsden has signed on for Steven Brill's "Walk of Shame" with Elizabeth Banks. The film, which Brill ("Little Nicky," "Without a Paddle") also wrote, follows a news anchor (Banks) who has a wild night out before getting locked out on the street without any money, phone, ID or car.
  • By Sophia Savage
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  • December 6, 2012 4:45 PM
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Elizabeth Banks vs. Nikki Finke: 'Ugly or Pretty Has Nothing to Do with Funny'

Actress/comedian Elizabeth Banks ("30 Rock," "The Hunger Games") has blogged in response to Nikki Finke's comment at the Emmys that "beautiful actresses are not funny," with a post entitled "Ugly or pretty has nothing to do with funny." Finke made her comment about women in comedy in her "Live-Snarking The 64th Emmys" post just after Julie Bowen's "Modern Family" win.
  • By Maggie Lange
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  • September 28, 2012 11:47 AM
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Cannes Market: Elizabeth Banks Stars in Alan Ball's 'What's the Matter with Margie?'

A hit like "The Hunger Games" lifts all boats, and comedic actress Elizabeth Banks is one of them. She's set to star in "Six Feet Under" and "True Blood" creator Alan Ball's next dark comedy, "What's the Matter with Margie," which Myriad Pictures is selling at Cannes.
  • By Anne Thompson
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  • May 18, 2012 2:53 AM
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