Elizabeth Banks Performs Drake’s "Hotline Bling"

Few music videos in 2015 caused as much of a stir as “Hotline Bling” by Drake, the cover star of the latest issue of W Art. Watch, as actor Elizabeth Banks does her best dramatic reading of the song that spawned a thousand memes.

Released on 12/17/2015

Credits

Starring: Elizabeth Banks

Producer: Evan T. Cohen
Editor: Lynn Hirschberg
Cinematographer: David Rodriguez & Matt Klammer
Sound: Brain Rainwater & Michael Guggino
Gaffer: Silvestre Rios & Jason De Jesus

Transcript

00:03
All right, ready?
00:04
[Interviewer] Say hotline bling.
00:06
Hotline bling.
00:08
(upbeat pop music)
00:14
You used to call me on my cell phone,
00:18
late night, when you need my love,
00:20
call me on my cell phone.
00:23
Late night, when you need love.
00:26
I know, when that hotline bling,
00:29
that can only mean one thing.
00:31
I know, when that hotline bling,
00:34
that can only mean one thing.
00:38
Ever since I left the city you, you, you,
00:41
you and me we just don't get along.
00:44
You make me feel like I did wrong.
00:48
Going places where you don't belong.
00:52
Ever since I left the city you,
00:54
you got exactly what you asked for.
00:57
Running out of pages in your passport.
01:01
Hanging with some girls I've never seen before.
01:05
You used to call me on my cell phone.
01:10
[Interviewer] Fantastic!
01:12
(laughing)
01:14
That was totally awesome!