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Elizabeth Banks Reveals Her Dream Role: James Bond!

Elizabeth Banks has revealed that her dream role is James Bond!

The 41-year-old actress is featured on the cover of EW‘s Beyond Beautiful issue alongside Kerry Washington, Reese Witherspoon, and Eva Longoria. The ladies were all asked to say who they’d like to play on screen.

“I would like to be James Bond,” Elizabeth said. When Kerry asked if it would be Jamie Bond, she responded by saying, “Why you gotta change it?”

Kerry agreed and said, “You don’t. You actually don’t.” Watch the roundtable discussion below!

Kerry Washington, Reese Witherspoon, Elizabeth Banks, & Eva Longoria Are Beyond Beautiful for 'EW'

Kerry Washington, Reese Witherspoon, Elizabeth Banks, and Eva Longoria take the cover of EW‘s issue to discuss issues they face every day in Hollywood.

Here’s what they had to share:

Kerry, on the pressures in Hollywood: “It reminds me of this line that Shonda Rhimes wrote on our show that has really resonated with African-Americans. It’s this idea you have to be twice as good to get half of what they have. It’s something that most black people I talk, when they heard that line, it completely resonated with how they were raised and the messaged their parents gave them. ‘That’s just the truth.’ I think it’s the same for women. You just know, you have to be twice as good. In a way, until girls don’t have that feeling, we will not have done our jobs. That’s almost the point: to not feel the pressure to be extraordinary.”

Reese, on deciding acting wasn’t enough: “About four years ago I got sent an awful, terrible script. And this male star was starring in it, and there was a girlfriend part. And I thought, ‘You’ve got to be kidding me. No, I’m not interested.’ They said, ‘Well this actress is chasing it, that actress is chasing it: three Oscar winners and two huge box office leading ladies.’ And I thought, ‘Oh, that’s where we’re at? You’re fighting to be the girlfriend in a dumb comedy? For what?’ And by the way, two Oscar winners did it.”

Eva, on social media: “I remember starting on Twitter. I loved the immediate way I could correct things. At the time there were just so may lies. It was stupid stuff, like ‘Eva’s pregnant, Eva’s pregnant, Eva’s pregnant.’ I’m like, ‘Guys, I ate a burger. I’m not pregnant’… because my mom would call!”

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Elizabeth Banks to Play Villain Rita Repulsa in New 'Power Rangers' Movie

Elizabeth Banks has signed on to play classic villain Rita Repulsa in the upcoming movie adaptation of the ’90s television show Power Rangers.

The 41-year-old Pitch Perfect 2 actress and director announced the news on Twitter, writing, “After 10,000 years, I’m free! It’s time to conquer Earth!!⚡️ Time to play #RitaRepulsa #PowerRangersMovie.”

In the original series, Rita was an alien witch who planned to dominate the galaxy and failed to take over Earth.

Other cast members include singer Becky G, who signed on to play the Yellow Ranger in October.

Lena Dunham Slams Hillary Clinton Media Coverage: 'It's Rabidly Sexist'

Lena Dunham happily strikes a pose alongside Elizabeth Banks while attending Planned Parenthood’s Sex, Politics & Film Cocktail Reception held during the 2016 Sundance Film Festival at The Spur on Sunday (January 24) in Park City, UT.

The 29-year-old Girls star and Elizabeth, 41, were joined at the event by Chloe Sevigny, Natasha Lyonne, Alysia Reiner, Rose McGowan and musicians Tegan and Sara.

In a recent interview at the Variety Fandango Studio presented by Dockers at the Sundance Film Festival, Lena opened up about her dislike of Hillary Clinton‘s media coverage.

“The way that Hillary Clinton‘s been talked about in the media is so gendered and rabidly sexist in every single portrayal,” Lena expressed. “Whether it’s the attacks on her personal life or the adjectives that are used to describe her clothing, we have to do a full reexamination.”

That same day, Elizabeth was spotted arriving at Salt Lake City International Airport while Chloe, 41, was seen braving the cold with few friends around town.

Lena Dunham On Hillary Clinton – Variety Studio Sundance

FYI: Lena is wearing J Brand jeans.

30+ pictures inside of Lena Dunham and others at the 2016 Sundance Film FestivalMore Here! »

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Kirsten Dunst Kicks Off Golden Globes Weekend at Dom Perignon/W Mag Party!

Kristen Dunst flashes a smile alongside her pal, designer Kate Mulleavy, while attending Dom Perignon/W’s 2016 Golden Globe Awards Celebration held at the Chateau Marmont on Thursday (January 7) in West Hollywood, Calif.

The 33-year-old actress was joined at the event by Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Wiig, Kelly Rohrbach, Michelle Monaghan, Paula Patton, Amber Valletta and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kristen Dunst

Kirsten is nominated for a 2016 Golden Globe in the category of Best Actress in a Limited-Series or TV Movie for her role in Fargo. Be sure to tune into the ceremony, which is set to air on Sunday (January 10)!

FYI: Kirsten is wearing a Salvatore Ferragamo clutch and shoes. Michelle is wearing a Prabal Gurung tuxedo with a Lee Savage clutch and Ileana Makri earrings. Elizabeth is wearing Dolce&Gabbana with Kurt Geiger London shoes. Kelly is wearing an A.L.C. top.

25+ pictures inside of Kristen Dunst and others at the Golden Globes party… More Here! »

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Michael B. Jordan, & More Stars Read Jimmy Kimmel 'Mean Tweets' - Watch Now!

Check out this funny ninth edition of Jimmy Kimmel‘s famous “Mean Tweets” segment!

The video features a ton of big names, including Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Sean Penn, Liv Tyler, Elizabeth Banks, Daniel Radcliffe, Kirsten Dunst, Michael B. Jordan, Julianna Margulies, Colin Farrell, Jordana Brewster, Kurt Russell, Viola Davis, Matthew Perry, Lake Bell, and Sarah Paulson.

Julia‘s tweet read, “F-cking Julia Louis-Dreyfus 50 year old ass still on TV and winning awards and sh-t. Bitch, you need to retire.”

Watch the hilarious video below!

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Celebrities Cover Drake's 'Hotline Bling' - Watch Now!

Amy Schumer, Bryan Cranston, Kristen Wiig, and Elizabeth Banks cover Drake‘s hit viral song “Hotline Bling” in this hilarious new video from W magazine.

Joel Edgerton, Rooney Mara, Brie Larson, Greta Gerwig, Paul Dano, Saoirse Ronan, Maika Monroe and Jennifer Jason Leigh also participated in the new video, paying homage to the hit song.

Throughout the video, each one of the celebs uses a different take on the song to express what the words really mean. For example, Bryan chose to do a very dramatic reading, while Maika chose to just have some fun and rap it out.

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