Elizabeth Banks wowed in a striking yellow number at the Los Angeles premiere of Magic Mike XXL at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX on Thursday night.

Elizabeth Banks ‘Magic Mike’ Premiere Look

Banks, 41, wore a figure-hugging Balmain Spring 2015 Swarovski embellished dress that featured sheer inserts that ran the length of the yellow and black number. Banks complemented the dress with a black Lee Savage clutch and matching Pedro Garcia pumps.

Get The Look For Less: Dress, Neiman Marcus, $122. Shoes, Zappos, $69.95. Bag, Macy’s, $61.99.

On the red carpet, Banks posed with Magic Mike star Channing Tatum and his wife Jenna Dewan Tatum. “Playing the part of #thirdwheel #MMXXL,” she captioned a snap on Instagram.


When asked about why she decided to take on the role of Paris in the Magic Mike sequel, Banks confessed it was as simple as being able to be in the same room as Tatum’s bare abs.

“I was in the editing room for Pitch Perfect 2 and thought, You know what? I need a mental break from this movie that I’ve been working on for over a year, and also I need to see Channing Tatum’s abs,” the actress told Cosmopolitan. “That was really what it was about.”

Banks said she told Tatum, “Yeah, I’m going to go hang out with you guys because you’re all super nice, fun people, and you’re going to take your shirts off around me. And I’m going to get paid for it. I don’t know how I lucked out,” said Banks, adding, “Well, the role was perfect for me.”

Magic Mike XXL hits theaters July 1.

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