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Lucy Liu says Elizabeth Banks ‘Charlie’s Angels’ reboot ‘positive’ for women

Original Charlie’s Angels,” Lucy Liu, the actress thinks that the new version of the film, directed by Elizabeth Banks, will have a big movement for women.

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Lucy Liu is weighing in on Elizabeth Banks’ “Charlie’s Angels” reboot.

In the last month, the cast of the upcoming big screen remake was announced, with Kristen Stewart, Naomi Scott and Ella Balinska tapped the new generation of Angels.

“For me, I find it very exciting,” Liu told ET on Monday Banks “Charlie’s Angels” update, while promoting her directing stint on the following Monday, the episode of CBS’ “Elementary.” “It is just like Sherlock Holmes. The material itself is a very different type of literature, and it is not necessarily literature. But it is something that people keep coming back and they are pulled. That is something that must be investigated and if it should be tested on all different levels, than it must be.”

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“It will only be a more positive result for women,” Liu noted.

The 49-year-oldElementary” star played Alex Munday in the 2000 film, opposite Cameron Diaz and Drew Barrymore, and the 2003 sequel, “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle.”

The new Charlie’s Angels” will focus on the next generation of Angels to work for the mysterious Charlie. Banks stars as Bosley, while also directing and producing the film, which is scheduled for Sept. 27, 2019 theatrical release.

“I want to do right by the franchise and by the women who we involve and I want to say something to the people and I want the film to be on the matter. That’s hard to do, but we come closer and closer,” Banks told ET in March 2017 and of her intentions with the reboot.

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ET recently spoke with Barrymore at Beautycon Festival in LA in July, where she, like Liu, was a “Charlie’s Angels” reboot.

“I’m just happy for them, you know, because every generation brings Charlie’s Angels in the world is about the power of three women and what they can do while they are loving and want to date them, and work side by side with them, but there is just something about Charlie’s Angels, that men and women are so happy!”, she said at the time. “And so it is positive. So if they keep that alive, you know, in this new integration, it is just fantastic.”

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