“It’s amazing. It’s almost like an upgrade from the first film. You really get to see the capitol, you really get to see the victory tour, you get to see all the districts. It’s all world building in a bigger way and really expand on not only district 12 and the games. But all the districts and the capitol and the Hunger Games. It’s a lot piled in this movie.” - Elizabeth Banks
Elizabeth Banks taking about her reprising role as Effie in Catching Fire at the Las Vegas Cinemacon.
“In this business, if you are an ambitious person, you don’t wait for people to hand you opportunities. You have to make a way for yourself.” - Elizabeth Banks in Marie Claire @ Work’s May 2013 issue.
Ladies and gentlemen, may I present you the one and only Effie Trinket!
Elizabeth Banks at the "Power 100: Women in Entertainment"
Interviewer: And how exciting is it to get back to that cast, to get back to Effie?
Elizabeth: I just want to hang out with Woody Harrelson all the time. That’s it. I love Woody Harrelson.
Elizabeth Banks | “Pitch Perfect” Press Conference Los Angeles, September 21st (2012)