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ELIZABETH BANKS (Gina) is one of Hollywood's most sought after young actresses. This year, Banks has a number films in various stages of production including "W,” "Zach and Miri Make a Porno,” "Mentors” and "Uninvited.” Banks has also taken on a new role as producer. She already has several films on the slate of her company, Brownstone Productions, which she founded with her husband, Max Handelman.

Banks is currently in production on Oliver Stone's "W” in which she portrays First Lady Laura Bush opposite Josh Brolin's George W. Bush. The impressive cast includes James Cromwell and Thandie Newton. Lionsgate will release the film on October 17, 2008.

Banks then stars opposite Seth Rogan in Kevin Smith's "Zack and Miri Make a Porno.” Banks (Miri) and Zack (Seth) play two broke friends who decide to cure their financial ills by making an X-rated movie. The Weinstein Company will distribute the film which is scheduled for release on October 31, 2008.

In January 2009 Banks will be seen starring in the horror remake, "Uninvited” for Paramount. The film follows two sisters who return home after living in a mental institution. Banks portrays their cruel stepmother who is haunted by an interfering ghost. The film is scheduled for release on January 30, 2009.

Banks has also wrapped Universal's "Mentors,” opposite Paul Rudd and Sean William Scott. Additionally Banks has completed production on "Lovely, Still,” an independent film which stars Ellen Burstyn and Martin Landau.

Banks was recently seen in the Working Title/Universal romantic comedy "Definitely Maybe” opposite Ryan Reynolds, Abigail Breslin, Rachel Weisz and Isla Fisher. She also appeared in the Greenstreet independent comedy "Bill," starring Aaron Eckhart and Jessica Alba.

Banks' production company, Brownstone Productions, has several films upcoming. The company's first film "Surrogates,” a sci-fi feature starring Bruce Willis and directed by Jonathan Mostow is currently shooting in Boston. The film is based on the graphic novel of the same name and is being co-produced with Mandeville. Banks will produce and star in the Universal comedy "What about Barb,” about a socialite who must allow her crazy cousin to be maid of honor in her wedding so her rich uncle will pay for the wedding. Universal has acquired the rights to "Too Far From Home,” a Chris Jones book about three astronauts who were stranded on the international space station. Also on their slate is the Universal comedy "Pitch Perfect.”

In 2007, Banks was seen in the Warner Bros. holiday comedy "Fred Claus” opposite Vince Vaughn and Paul Giamatti. Banks was also seen reprising her role as journalist Betty Brant in "Spider-Man 3,” having appeared in both of the previous films in the role which director Sam Raimi created for her.

In 2006, Banks starred in the Disney blockbuster "Invincible,” opposite Mark Wahlberg and Greg Kinnear. The film opened number one at the box office. In 2005, Elizabeth made a memorable turn in "The 40-Year-Old Virgin.” The same year she also appeared in "Sisters,” an independent film opposite Maria Bello and Eric McCormack. She was also seen in Universal Pictures' critically acclaimed horror/comedy "Slither.”

In June 2005, Banks was seen starring in the Sony Classics/ Merchant Ivory drama "Heights” opposite Glenn Close and James Marsden. Also in 2005, Banks appeared in IFC Film's "The Baxter.”

Banks' additional feature credits include roles in Steven Spielberg's "Catch Me If You Can,” "Daltry Calhoun,” "Sexual Life” which screened at the Los Angeles Film Festival, "Shaft,” and "Wet Hot American Summer.” She has also appeared in several independent features including "The Trade” and "Ordinary Sinner,” which won the Best Film Award at the 2002 Slamdance Film Festival in Park City. Her extensive theater

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