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Elizabeth Banks Causes Terror On The Set Of Power Rangers! See The First Pics Of The New Rita Repulsa In Action!

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Those new rangers sure have their work cut out for them!

We've been mighty excited for Lionsgate's upcoming Power Rangers movie, especially after seeing the first looks at the fresh meat playing the new rangers.

And after seeing the first alluring yet scary look of Elizabeth Banks as Rita Repulsa, we were even MORE excited for the big screen reboot!

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At first, we weren't sure if the actress' sexy alien take on the classic villain would do the intergalactic sorceress justice.

But after seeing the first pictures of E.Banks in action on the Vancouver set, we can say we're officially terrified!

On Monday, the Hunger Games alum was spotted on set donning a green body suit and a long staff. Call Zordon and get the rangers, quick — because we do not wanna mess with whatever terror Rita is cooking up!

Ch-ch-check out the set photos (above) to get Repulsa-fied!

[Image via Pacific Coast News Online.]

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Elizabeth Banks Is SERIOUSLY EFFING CREEPY In First Pic As Power Rangers Villain Rita Repulsa! You Have To See This!

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Talk about repulsive!

Almost two years ago we learned Lionsgate and Saban Brands were teaming up to give us a feature film version of Power Rangers — and we were equal parts surprised and titillated.

Over the past few months, the zords have been running full steam as we got a first look at the new Rangers AND learned Elizabeth Banks was going to play the main villain, Rita Repulsa!

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Well now we have something EVEN MORE AH-Mazing as People has revealed the first look at Banks' baddie fully suited up (above)!

But how does the 42-year-old hold up to the looks of the original?! Take a peek (below) and let us know!

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Elizabeth Banks Puts To Bed The 'Ridiculous' Myth That Women Aren't Funny On Ellen! Watch!

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It's absurd that we even have to say this, but women are funny — and these two lovely ladies are examples of that!

Elizabeth Banks went on Ellen on Monday, sharing stories about her new website WhoHaha and about her children — all the while proving she's exactly what she set out to be!

Related: We Can't Wait For Elizabeth In Power Rangers!

The actress joined comedian and host Ellen DeGeneres on stage to discuss her new site, which aims to showcase funny women, and in doing so Banks put to bed a lie that should've been dead a long time — women ARE funny!!

Ch-ch-check out why she gets to talk about that — and the importance of her new website and where it fits to serve as a way to promote role models for young women — in the video (above)!

And stick around in that video for an extra-funny story about Banks struggling not to crush little children at her son's recent birthday party! Ha!!!

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Jessica Biel Serves Up So Much Thigh With Justin Timberlake For Vanity Fair’s Oscars Portraits — Along With All These Other Stars!

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The Oscars is by far the biggest award show of the year, which must mean the Vanity Fair after-party is the biggest bash!

Between Selena Gomez, Anne Hathaway, Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel's arrival, all the hottest stars were in attendance.

But only some were so lucky to get their portrait taken by celeb photographer Mark Seliger!

Photos: VF's 2016 Oscars Party: All The Hottest Arrivals!

Just take TJ and Jess' (above) for example, which had them looking SO in love!

Sigh. Relationship goals for sure.

And then of course, there was Taylor Swift and Lorde… who were also joined by the pop singer's bro, Austin Swift:

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Elizabeth Banks Is Playing Villain Rita Repulsa In The New Power Rangers Movie! Be Afraid, Zordon!

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It's Morphin' Time for Elizabeth Banks! (Well, sort of…)

The Pitch Perfect 2 director is set to star as the villain in the upcoming Power Rangers movie!

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress has signed on to play the iconic character Rita Repulsa — the alien witch who is bent on world domination!

The 41-year-old will be trying to put a stop to a group of teenagers who are infused with powers — played by RJ Cyler, Becky G, Ludy Lin, Naomi Scott, and Dacre Montgomery!

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Rita was the OG villain of the hit 1990's TV series, and we think Banks is an inspired choice to play the campy yet scary character!

Plus, the actress is already used to wearing crazy costumes playing Effie Trinket in the Hunger Games, so pulling off Rita's bewitching wardrobe should be a breeze!

With the addition of Banks, and the fact that the X-Men: First Class writers are penning the script, we're definitely showing our excitement for the Power Rangers movie — and Rita is, too…

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50 Shades Of Grey & Adam Sandler Lead The Pack With The Most Razzie Nominations! Do YOU Agree With The List?

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The nominations are in!

Well, 2015 had some of the best movies the industry has seen in some time. Unfortunately, there were also some pretty horrendous flicks too. No joke!

Thankfully, the Golden Raspberry Awards (AKA Razzies) has released its shortlist for the worst movies and performances of the year. Now we know what NOT to watch, phew!

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In fact, it looks as though Adam Sandler and 50 Shades Of Grey lead the pack with the most nominations for the unwanted prize. Oof!

Though, we can't be THAT surprised since 50SOG was slammed by the critics, despite making bank in the box office. Not to mention, Adam's Pixels is just the latest project from the funnyman to be taken down by the group.

In case you forgot, the Razzies are voted on by 900 members and the "winners" will be announced the day before the Oscars.

Ch-ch-check out the full list of nominees (below) and let us know if YOU think anyone is missing!

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