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Entertainment Elizabeth Banks Responds To Criticism Of Rebooting ‘Charlie’s Angels’: ‘You’ve Had 37 Spider-Man Movies And You’re Not Complaining!’

19:50  16 november  2019
19:50  16 november  2019 Source:   etcanada.com

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On criticism of creating another Charlie ’ s Angles reboot : “ You ’ ve had 37 Spider - Man movies and you ’ re not complaining ! I think women are allowed to have one or two action franchises every 17 years — I feel totally fine with that.” On Kristen Stewart’s decision to enter a mainstream movie

As you likely recall, Charlies ’ Angels started out as a television show that ran on ABC from 1976 to 1981. I think people are responding to that in a way that even the Spider - Man movies now, you I just love the idea that Charlie ’ s Angels has always been about a group and not about a singular hero.

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Elizabeth Banks is at the helm for the new reboot of "Charlie's Angels", and she has no patience when it comes to criticism of reviving the female-led franchise.

In an interview with WSJ Magazine, the 45-year-old actress-director insists there's a sexist spin on negative judgements of her Kristen Stewart-starring reboot of "Charlie's Angels", which began as an ABC TV series that ran from 1976-1981, returned as a 2000 feature and 2003 sequel, and again as a short-lived TV reboot in 2011.

“You’ve had 37 Spider-Man movies and you’re not complaining!" she says. "I think women are allowed to have one or two action franchises every 17 years — I feel totally fine with that.”

Kristen Stewart Faces Off With ‘SNL’ Alter Ego Kate McKinnon In Hilarious New Promo

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Elizabeth Banks Likes The Challenge of Rebooting Charlie ' s Angels . The original Charlie ' s Angels was the cult crime drama television series that aired on ABC from 1976 until There have been various attempts to re -launch the franchise over the years, with the most notable example being

Charlie ' s Angels is an American crime drama television series that aired on ABC from September 22, 1976 to June 24, 1981, producing five seasons and 110 episodes.

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In the interview, Banks likens the process of directing a movie to delivering a child. “Making movies is like giving birth," Banks explains. "It’s really hard, and then three months later, you’re like, look at our baby! You’ve already forgotten the trauma of the entire experience. I’m on the other side of it and living in the positivity right now.”

For star Kristen Stewart, "Charlie's Angels" represents her most commercially mainstream project since "Twilight", and Banks is all for Stewart jumping aboard a big Hollywood franchise.

“Being in a big franchise allows you to have it all," she says. "I recognize the same thing, it’s almost unfair for women. The best roles are usually in small movies, but then you don’t make any money. It’s okay to want to make money.”

"Charlie's Angels" is in theatres now.

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