Elizabeth Banks Is a Makeup ‘Girl Boss’

Elizabeth Banks Is a Makeup ‘Girl Boss’

Elizabeth Banks is aware of nothing can cowl up sabotage in newest movie “Skincare.”

Banks stars as famed aesthetician Hope Goldman who’s shedding out on her namesake, fairly actually. Hope is about to take her profession to the following stage by launching her very personal skincare line, however her private and work lives are challenged when rival facialist Angel Vergara (Luis Gerardo Méndez) opens a new skincare boutique immediately throughout from her retailer.

Hope begins to suspect that somebody is attempting to sabotage her repute and enterprise, and collectively along with her new buddy Jordan (Lewis Pullman) she embarks on a mission to unravel the thriller of who’s attempting to destroy her life.

The characteristic, which is directed by Austin Peters who cowrote the script with Sam Freilich and Deering Regan, additionally stars Michaela Jaé (MJ) Rodriguez and Nathan Fillion.

Peters made his directorial debut with documentary “Give Me Future” concerning the free Major Lazer live performance in Havana, Cuba that drew half a million followers. The characteristic debuted at Sundance Film Festival and was one of many first movies acquired by Apple as they moved into the leisure house. 

Banks has just lately appeared within the “Beanie Baby” origin story characteristic and directed her third movie “Cocaine Bear” after “Pitch Perfect 2″ and her well-known Kristen Stewart-led “Charlie’s Angels” reboot.

Yet Banks informed Rolling Stone in 2023 that she felt “pigeonholed” helming “Charlie’s Angels” because the movie was introduced by the “media” as “some feminist manifesto.”

“I simply liked the franchise. There was not this gendered agenda from me,” Banks mentioned. “That was very a lot laid on high of the work, and it was a little little bit of a bummer. It felt prefer it pigeonholed me and the viewers for the film. To lose management of the narrative like that was a actual bummer. You understand how the media can body one thing no matter the way you’ve framed it.”

Banks added, considerably sarcastically given “Skincare,” that on the time, the advertising marketing campaign for “Charlie’s Angels” included a female-driven partnership with hairstyling chain Drybar.

“I keep in mind having a dialog with somebody who was like, ‘You guys are going to have a partnership with Drybar’ — which is, like, a hair-blowing factor — and I used to be like, ‘Alright… however may we have now an advert through the baseball playoffs? It’s not solely this one factor,’” Banks mentioned. “It was fascinating to see how the business sees issues that star ladies. It was a actual lesson for me.”

“Skincare” premieres August 16 in theaters from IFC Films. Check out the trailer beneath.


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