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Elizabeth Banks Had To Have This One Thing Happen in Her 'Charlie's Angels' Movie

Elizabeth Banks Had To Have This One Thing Happen in Her 'Charlie's Angels' Movie

Elizabeth Banks grabs the spotlight on the new interactive cover of Entertainment Weekly.

The 45-year-old director joins stars Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska in chatting about Charlie’s Angels.

Elizabeth chatted about the history of the franchise and revealed that the film won’t have a biographical opening, like the original series and past films have done.

“I felt that those beginnings were a way to apologize for the fact that these women were doing a job that you weren’t used to women doing,” she shared. “Versus 18 years later I don’t need to explain how she got her f—ing skills. As audiences we accept that women can do anything.”

She added that there’s one thing she had to have in the film – hugging!

“I was adamant that there be hugging in the movie. That’s what distinguishes Charlie’s Angels from James Bond, Jason Bourne, Mission: Impossible. This is what you get to do in the girl version of this movie that draws you in because it feels real. It is real. I cry at work.”

Charlie’s Angels opens on November 15th.

Read more from the Charlie’s Angels stars on EW.com.

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Photos: Entertainment Weekly
Posted to: Elizabeth Banks, Ella Balinska, Kristen Stewart, Magazine, Naomi Scott

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