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Celebrities Cheer on Lady Gaga's Performance - Including Ellen DeGeneres: 'I'm So Glad I Loaned You My Jumpsuit'

7 February 2016 6:30 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Lady Gaga's performance of the national anthem at Super Bowl 50 got a huge rise out of the Santa Clara stadium - and the Internet. Countless celebrities - from Ellen Degeneres to Khloé Kardashian - took to Twitter to post about Gaga's flawless performance. Wearing a very dramatic, sparkling, red Gucci suit with a flared leg trouser, the singer delivered an emotional (did we mention flawless?) performance that got everyone talking - and cheering with lots and lots of exclamation points. Kardashian's tweet - "Yaaasssssssss gorge!!!" - pretty much sums up the entire Internet's response to Lady Gaga's unforgettable performane. »

- Maria Yagoda, @mariayagoda

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"Power Rangers" Actors Show Off Training

7 February 2016 8:02 AM, PST | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Filming on Lionsgate's cinematic reboot-continuation of the "Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers" franchise is about to get underway in Vancouver, and the four young new stars have been using their social media accounts to show off their training preparation for the film.

Dacre Montgomery (Red Ranger), Becky G. (Yellow Ranger), Rj Cyler (Blue Ranger) and Ludi Lin (Black Ranger) all show off their prep, though Naomi Scott (Pink Ranger) hasn't been doing the same. The quintet will take on Elizabeth Banks who signed up last week to play Rita Repulsa. The new film opens March 24th 2017.

Last training session today! Massive shoutout and a huge thank you to the guys down @waimaclub Phil, Andrew and Graham. It's been an incredible journey and I've come so far in the last few months and still have so much to learn and space to grow. I feel honoured to have been trained by you guys, »

- Garth Franklin

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Watch the New 'Power Rangers' Show Off Their Fight Skills

6 February 2016 4:20 PM, PST | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

When it comes to the original Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers from 1993, the young teen heroes weren't put through intense workout routines, with most of their monster fighting scenes culled and clipped from previously existing footage. The same won't be true for Lionsgate's new Power Rangers movie reboot. It is bringing a fresh cast to the franchise. And as evident in the photos and videos they've been posting on their personal Instagram pages, these are a couple of kids you don't want to mess with.

Over the course of the last few months, the main cast of Power Rangers has been updating fans with a look at their fight skills and workout routines for this action-packed sci-fi adventure. Dacre Montgomery, who plays Red Ranger, leads the charge with quite a few workout videos, which prove he's in shape to take on main villain Rita Repulsa. About his latest training session, he had this to say. »

- MovieWeb

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Reese Witherspoon Bemoans Being Offered Girlfriend Role in 'Dumb Comedy' That Eventually Starred Two Oscar Winners

3 February 2016 2:20 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Even some of Hollywood's top leading ladies have to draw the line somewhere. In Entertainment Weekly's Beyond Beautiful issue, Reese Witherspoon revealed the day she decided to stop chasing "awful roles" and become more selective about the movies she makes - even if that meant making fewer movies. "About four years ago I got sent an awful terrible script," she explained. "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.' " Without naming the movie, the actress, 39, goes on to explain that »

- Jodi Guglielmi, @JodiGug3

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Reese Witherspoon Bemoans Being Offered Girlfriend Role in 'Dumb Comedy' That Eventually Starred Two Oscar Winners

3 February 2016 2:20 PM, PST | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Even some of Hollywood's top leading ladies have to draw the line somewhere. In Entertainment Weekly's Beyond Beautiful issue, Reese Witherspoon revealed the day she decided to stop chasing "awful roles" and become more selective about the movies she makes - even if that meant making fewer movies. "About four years ago I got sent an awful terrible script," she explained. "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.' " Without naming the movie, the actress, 39, goes on to explain that »

- Jodi Guglielmi, @JodiGug3

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Elizabeth Banks To Star In ‘Power Rangers’ Movies As Rita Repulsa

3 February 2016 11:54 AM, PST | Uinterview | See recent Uinterview news »

Elizabeth Banks has been tapped to play Rita Repulsa in Lionsgate’s Power Rangers movie. Elizabeth Banks In Power Rangers Banks recently signed on to play Rita Repulsa, the ultimate villain in 90s kids series Might Morphin Power Rangers, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The alien witch, who wants to ruin Earth, is the Power Rangers’ chief […]

The post Elizabeth Banks To Star In ‘Power Rangers’ Movies As Rita Repulsa appeared first on uInterview. »

- Chelsea Regan

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Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, Eva Longoria and Elizabeth Banks Join Forces to Fight Sexism in Hollywood

3 February 2016 11:16 AM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Ever wondered what Hollywood's most fabulous women discuss when they get together for a casual wine and cheese night?  Thanks to Entertainment Weekly's "Beyond Beautiful" issue, we now get the chance to be a fly on the wall during a particularly candid conversation between Reese Witherspoon, Kerry Washington, Eva Longoria and Elizabeth Banks on all things women in the entertainment industry.  The powerhouse actresses, who also appear together on the mag's cover, swap stories and hatch plans for further world domination (well not really, but they might as well be).  On the pressures women face, Washington likened her experience to one felt by all minorities in »

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Will The Power Rangers Movie Be A Comedy?

3 February 2016 11:12 AM, PST | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

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Yes, that Power Rangers big screen reboot is still happening in 2017 whether you like it or not. And if you don’t, you’ve just been given one big reason to at least be curious about it, as the always funny and always beautiful Elizabeth Banks (The Hunger Games series, The Lego Movie, Pitch Perfect) has just joined the cast.

Big news! @ElizabethBanks joins the cast of @PowerRangersMovie as the villainous #RitaRepulsa. Let the countdown to 2017 begin!

A photo posted by Power Rangers (@powerrangersmovie) on Feb 2, 2016 at 9:09am Pst

In an inspired move, she’ll be playing Rita Repulsa, the classic villain from the original series. It’s a heck of a coup getting someone of Banks’ comedic caliber, and not only is it a sign of the hopeful quality of the script – Banks has always seemed like an actress with integrity, who wouldn’t necessarily sign »

- Dan Woburn

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5 Reasons Elizabeth Banks Is Perfect to Play Power Rangers Villain Rita Repulsa

2 February 2016 3:13 PM, PST | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

It's official: Elizabeth Banks is playing Rita Repulsa, the villain in the upcoming Power Rangers movie! "After 10,000 years, I'm free!" the actress tweeted Tuesday. "It's time to conquer Earth!! Time to play #RitaRepulsa #PowerRangersMovie." Rita, who has been portrayed my multiple actresses in past Power Rangers productions, is serious about world domination. Assuming history repeats itself, Elizabeth's character will stop at nothing to stop those Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (played by Becky G, Ludi Lin, Dacre Montgomery and R.J. Cyler). In any case, though, we can expect Rita Repulsa to be as evil as ever—and Elizabeth is totally perfect to play the part! Here are five »

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Power Rangers: Should Elizabeth Banks play Rita Repulsa?

2 February 2016 2:13 PM, PST | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Earlier today, Elizabeth Banks revealed that she would be playing the beloved villain Rita Repulsa in Lionsgate's upcoming Power Rangers movie based on Haim Saban's 1990s kids TV series. Donna Dickens and Roth Cornet talk about the casting, and if this is a choice that works or is a significant missed opportunity, in the video above or below. Take a look and let us know what you think here or on Twitter. After 10,000 years, I'm free! It's time to conquer Earth!!?? Time to play #RitaRepulsa #PowerRangersMovie pic.twitter.com/ouzd2BtkUI — Elizabeth Banks (@ElizabethBanks) February 2, 2016 Roth: @RothCornet Donna: @MildlyAmused »

- Roth Cornet

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Elizabeth Banks to play Rita Repulsa in Power Rangers

2 February 2016 1:58 PM, PST | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Lionsgate has found its villain for the Power Rangers movie, with Elizabeth Banks signing on to play the alien sorceress Rita Repulsa in the upcoming big screen reboot.

Power Rangers is being directed by Dean Israelite, and is set to star Becky G as the Yellow Ranger, Ludi Lin as the Black Ranger, Naomi Scott as the Pink Ranger, Dacre Montgomery as the Red Ranger and R.J. Cyler as the Blue Ranger.

Having been pushed back on several occasions, the film is now slated to arrive in cinemas on March 24th 2017. »

- Gary Collinson

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Elizabeth Banks To Play Villain In Power Rangers Movie

2 February 2016 11:30 AM, PST | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

Heh. This could be fun. THR's Heat Vision Blog is reporting that Elizabeth Banks will play the villain, Rita Repulsa, in the upcoming Power Rangers movie. She was originally portrayed by Japanese actress Soga Machiko in the Japanese series that found its way onto our shores back in the 90s. This is one of those times where you think, "Well. That just makes perfect sense. Of course Elizabeth Banks can play the villain in a children's superhero movie!". Watching Banks do her thing as Effie Trinket in the Hunger Games franchise (so I am told wink wink) I can totally see her ham it up as the alien witch bent on taking over the Earth. In no way does my crush on Elizabeth Banks have anything to do...

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

2 February 2016 11:10 AM, PST | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Fresh off her stint playing the wacky, fabulously-dressed Effie Trinket in the "Hunger Games" series, Elizabeth Banks is set to portray another character with iconic fashion sense: Rita Repulsa, the major villainess of the "Power Rangers" series.

Banks has just joined the new "Power Rangers" movie, a reboot of the popular -- and campy -- '90s kids show (and subsequent movie) that followed a bunch of teens battling monsters created by Rita, an alien witch who's trying to take over the world. And if you're a "Hunger Games" fan who's eager to see more of Banks in crazy wigs and cracked-out costumes, you're in luck: Rita has been portrayed in the past with some pretty spectacular hair, and an opulent cape and staff to boot.

The Hollywood Reporter first broke the news of Banks's casting, followed soon by confirmation from the official Twitter account of the production, and then Banks herself. »

- Katie Roberts

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‘The Power Rangers’ Movie Has Cast It’s Rita Repulsa!

2 February 2016 10:59 AM, PST | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Earlier today, it was announced that the remake of The Power Rangers – where a band of ordinary teenagers become superheroes to defeat villainy across the land – has cast one of their most prominent villains, Rita Repulsa! Rita is an alien witch of humanoid form hellbent on galactic domination and was the arch-nemesis of the rangers in the original television series. Today, it has been announced that she will be played in the March, 2017 film by none other than Elizabeth Banks, most recognisably of The Hunger Games and Pitch Perfect fame.

The news was announced via the official Power Ranger Movie instagram account. Though it came as somewhat of a surprise to see such a big name attached to the project, when its prior announced casting choices are still so relatively unknown.

Big news! @ElizabethBanks joins the cast of @PowerRangersMovie as the villainous #RitaRepulsa. Let the countdown to 2017 begin!

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- Matthew Ceo

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Elizabeth Banks Joins Power Rangers Movie as Villain Rita Repulsa!

2 February 2016 10:48 AM, PST | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

A huge bombshell just dropped. I'm not sure if you've felt it. Up to this point, things have been quite on the Power Rangers front for quite some time. The last we heard from it was around Halloween last year when they announced our leads as the Power Rangers themselves. As exciting as that all was, at the end of the day, they were all relatively unknown talent, and as such, it was difficult to latch on to anything.

Today marks the day that changes, as Elizabeth Banks has been announced via Instagram as the villainous Rita Repulsa for the flick.

Check out the announcement photo below!

This bit of casting news is more than perfect. While Elizabeth Banks may seem like your typical beautiful actress, her comedy work is on point. She's the type of actress who will do whatever it takes for the joke, and if you're familiar »

- Joseph Medina

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Mighty Morphin’ Elizabeth Banks Will Play Rita Repulsa in New Power Rangers Film

2 February 2016 10:07 AM, PST | Vulture | See recent Vulture news »

At some point in Elizabeth Banks's past, did a galactic sage named Zordon give her a magical power coin? That's the likeliest explanation for her magical morphin' ability, which has seen Banks switch effortlessly between projects as different as The Hunger Games and Wet Hot American Summer. Now, THR reports, she's set to make her greatest transformation yet, signing on to the role of villain Rita Repulsa in Lionsgate's upcoming Power Rangers reboot. (As previously announced, the actual Rangers will be played by four people you've never heard of, and Becky G.) For the unfamiliar, Rita Repulsa is an intergalactic space-witch who wants to take over the Earth, and one of the few pop-culture figures whose costume is more ridiculous than Effie Trinket's. »

- Nate Jones

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‘Power Rangers’ Recruits Elizabeth Banks to Crush a Team of Teenagers With Attitude

2 February 2016 10:00 AM, PST | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Let’s just get this out of the way right now: Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers was a bad show. You liked it when you were a kid and remain fond of it now because nostalgia is nice and comforting, but let’s not pretend it is anything worthy of adoration in 2016. You, as human being of sound body […]

The post ‘Power Rangers’ Recruits Elizabeth Banks to Crush a Team of Teenagers With Attitude appeared first on /Film. »

- Jacob Hall

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The Power Rangers Movie Just Cast Rita Repulsa, And She's Perfect

2 February 2016 10:00 AM, PST | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

It was all the way back on Halloween 2015 that the upcoming Power Rangers movie confirmed that the original cast of characters from the beloved 90s television series would be returning for the big screen adventure, and now it's been confirmed that one of the show's classic villains is going to be front and center as well. It looks like the infamous Rita Repulsa is going be a key player in the 2017 blockbuster, and she will be played by none other than Elizabeth Banks. This news was confirmed today by the official Power Rangers Twitter channel, which broadcast the news this morning, posting a picture of the actress with a "Elizabeth Banks Is Rita Repulsa" label: How evil @ElizabethBanks joins the #PowerRangersMovie cast as the villainous, #RitaRepulsa. pic.twitter.com/BJQV1KAwYv. Power Rangers (@PowerRangers) February 2, 2016 Thus far, Elizabeth Banks is by far the biggest name to be attached to the »

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Elizabeth Banks Cast as Villain Rita Repulsa in ‘Power Rangers’ Movie

2 February 2016 9:59 AM, PST | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Elizabeth Banks has been cast to play the villain in “Power Rangers,” TheWrap has learned. She will star as the heroes’ classic nemesis, alien witch Rita Repulsa. “Project Almanac” filmmaker Dean Israelite will direct the “Power Rangers” movie from a script by Burk Sharpless and Matt Sazama. Also Read: 'Divergent 4' 'Power Rangers' Pushed Back by Lionsgate Rj Cyler, Becky G, Ludy Lin, Naomi Scott and Dacre Montgomery are playing the Power Rangers. The original incarnation of the popular series, called “Mighty Morphin Power Rangers,” debuted in 1993 and quickly became a national phenomenon. It followed a group of high school kids who gain. »

- Beatrice Verhoeven

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Elizabeth Banks Takes On ‘Power Rangers’ As Rita Repulsa

2 February 2016 9:56 AM, PST | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Elizabeth Banks has been cast as the villainous Rita Repulsa in Lionsgate’s Power Rangers movie. The production tweeted out the news this morning and so did she: How evil @ElizabethBanks joins the #PowerRangersMovie cast as the villainous, #RitaRepulsa. pic.twitter.com/BJQV1KAwYv — Power Rangers (@PowerRangers) February 2, 2016 After 10,000 years, I'm free! It's time to conquer Earth!!⚡️ Time to play #RitaRepulsa #PowerRangersMovie pic.twitter.com/ouzd2BtkUI… »

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