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Elizabeth Banks Dons Caped Jumpsuit at Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Elizabeth Banks strikes a pose alongside producer husband Max Handelman at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday (February 28) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 42-year-old actress wore a caped palazzo jumpsuit in white matte crêpe with guipure bodice, embroidered with silver bullion, crystals, pearls and petal from the Ralph and Russo Spring/Summer 2016 couture collection.

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Elizabeth sparkled in Tiffany & Co. jewels – earrings in platinum with round and baguette diamonds, ring in platinum with round, baguette, and trilliant diamonds, and three-row diamond ring in platinum. She finished off her look with Jimmy Choo shoes, a Judith Leiber clutch, and Tiffany and Co. jewels.

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Brittany Snow Honors 'Badass' Elizabeth Banks at Vanity Fair Luncheon

Elizabeth Banks is one lacy lady as she arrives for the Vanity Fair and Stuart Weitzman Luncheon held at A.O.C on Friday afternoon (February 26) in Los Angeles.

The 42-year-old actress and director was honored at the event, and her Pitch Perfect 2 stars Brittany Snow, Chrissie Fit and Alexis Knapp came out to support her.

Other guests included Malin Akerman, Juno Temple, Jordan Duffy, Adam Scott and Lily Aldridge.

“Basically @ElizabethBanks is a badass. @VanityFair & @StuartWeitzman know this AND how to throw quite the lovely lunch in her honor. TY guys,” Brittany wrote on Twitter.

Chrissie added on Instagram, “Had such a lovely time with @vanityfair & @stuartweitzman celebrating the awesome @ElizabethBanks; and benefitting @vitalvoices. I love her like nerds love acapella #rolemodel.”

FYI: Elizabeth is wearing an Elie Saab jumpsuit and belt with a Tyler Alexandra clutch. Brittany wore a Ted Baker London dress and coat, an Okhtein bag, Ilana Ariel earrings, and John Hardy jewelry. Lily is wearing a Brock Collection blouse and skirt. Juno is wearing Emanuel Ungaro. Malin is wearing Milly.

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Michael Douglas Honored At Star-Studded AARP's Movie For GrownUps Awards!

Michael Douglas holds hands with his wife Catherine Zeta-Jones while hitting the red carpet at AARP’s 2016 Movie For GrownUps Awards held at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel on Monday (February 8) in Los Angeles.

The happy couple were joined by Mark Ruffalo, Elizabeth Banks, Bryan Cranston and his wife Robin Dearden, Bette Midler, Laura Dern, Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Ridley Scott, Kathy Griffin, Wendie Malick, Morgan Freeman and his production company’s CEO Lori McCreary, Phylicia Rashad, and June Squibb at the event celebrating 2015′s standout filmmakers, actors, actresses and movies with unique relevance for the 50-plus audience.

Highlights from the evening included a touching tribute to Career Achievement honoree Michael, 71, whose award was presented by Bette, 70. Jane presented the Best Actress statue to her Grace and Frankie co-star Lily for Grandma, and Lou Gossett Jr. presented Morgan, 78, with the Best Grownup Love Story honor for his role in 5 Flights Up.

FYI: Catherine is wearing a Escada jumpsuit. Elizabeth is wearing a Roland Mouret dress paired with Tamara Mellon shoes, Rauwolf clutch and Ariel Gordon earrings. Laura is wearing John Hardy jewelry. Jane is wearing Vhernier jewelry.

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Alicia Vikander & Elizabeth Banks Receive Virtuosos Award at Santa Barbara International Film Festival 2016

Alicia Vikander and Elizbeth Banks both look gorgeous in color while stepping out at the 2016 Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Saturday (February 6) held at the Arlington Theater in Santa Barbara, Calif.

Both ladies were given the Virtuosos Award, alongside Paul Dano, Jacob Tremblay, and O’ Shea Jackson Jr.

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The honor was created to recognize a select group of actors who have distinguished themselves through performances in film this past year.

Also in attendance at the festival was Seth Rogen.

FYI: Elizabeth is wearing an Elie Saab dress and Brian Atwood shoes.

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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!”

For more from the powerful women, visit EW.com.

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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.

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