Elizabeth Banks Set for Alan Ball’s New Movie

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Actress Elizabeth Banks arrives at the premiere of Lionsgate's 'The Hunger Games' at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on March 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Elizabeth Banks will star in What's the Matter With Margie?, a dark comedy written by Alan Ball and Series 7: The Contenders writer and director Danial Minahan. The movie is about a bummed-out corporate drone (Banks), who after years of distress snaps and starts murdering her tormentors — so more like American Beauty or Six Feet Under than True Blood.