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

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood December 6, 2012 at 4:45PM

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.
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James Marsden

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. She has a series of misadventures while the navigates her way to the most important job interview of her life.

FilmDistrict is handling distribution stateside; Sierra/Affinity began international sales at the American Film Market.

Marsden is best known for his turns as Cyclops in "X-Men" and "X2," as well as for his roles in "Enchanted" and "Hairspray." This year he appeared in "Bachelorette" and "Robot and Frank." He will also appear in Baltasar Kormakur's "2 Guns," and as JFK Lee Daniels' "The Butler."

This article is related to: James Marsden, Elizabeth Banks, News, CASTING WATCH


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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.