Bent for Laughs
Elizabeth Banks on the secret to great comic acting.
Photograph by Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images.
If you saw The Hunger Games, you may not have recognized Elizabeth Banks beneath the pink-streaked hair and all the makeup.
Banks recently sat down with Slate’s Jacob Weisberg to talk about her fondness for improv, how she was inspired by Rosalind Russell, and the joys of working with Judd Apatow.
In the days ahead, look for more of our interview with Elizabeth Banks, including her take on turning What to Expect When You’re Expecting into a feature film, her answers to reader questions, and what she considers the biggest mistake of her career.