Elizabeth Banks on 30 Rock, Man on a Ledge, and The Hunger Games Haters

With her girl-next-door looks and Barbie doll figure, Elizabeth Banks could have landed in typecasting purgatory, a go-nowhere loop of girlfriend and rom-com roles. Instead, she’s parlayed her natural spunk into a diverse career that includes comedies, bromances, blockbusters, horror movies, plum TV guest roles, and, more recently, thrillers. In her new movie, Man on a Ledge (in theaters January 27), she plays a negotiator trying to talk a cop on the lam (Sam Worthington) off a (you guessed it) ledge. We spoke to Banks about performing scenes 200 feet above Madison Avenue, becoming the First Lady of North Korea on 30 Rock, and costuming Effie Trinket in the upcoming Hunger Games. Read More....



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