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Elizabeth Banks Is On A Mission To Promote The Voices Of Women In Hollywood

"We do a lot of talking the talk, and I'm trying to walk the walk," Banks said on AM to DM.

Posted on September 29, 2017, at 11:38 a.m. ET

We all know and love Elizabeth Banks from TV shows and films like 30 Rock, The Hunger Games, and Pitch Perfect.

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And on Friday, Sept. 29, Banks stopped by BuzzFeed's Twitter morning show, AM to DM, to chat about current events, Pitch Perfect 3, and the representation of women in Hollywood.

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Banks told AM to DM host Isaac Fitzgerald that she felt strongly that they should hire a woman to direct the third film in the Pitch Perfect series. "I feel strongly about that across the board in Hollywood," she said.

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The actor also owns a production company, Brownstone Productions, which she uses to make sure women play significant roles behind the scenes in Hollywood when it comes to filmmaking.

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"With my company, I try and promote as many female voices as I can," she explained. "Whether it's the writers, the directors, the stars. Wherever I can do it."

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"We do a lot of talking the talk, and I'm trying to walk the walk," Banks continued.

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You can watch AM to DM's full interview with Banks here.

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