Actress Elizabeth Banks helped light the Lego Christmas Tree at Legoland California
for 2013. Elizabeth voices Wyldstyle in the upcoming film, The Lego Movie
. This is the 11th annual tree lightning ceremony for the park. Elizabeth also presented a check from Legoland California Resort for $10,000 to LA's Best, which provides a safe and supervised after school education program for elementary school children ages 5 to 12.
Elizabeth said in a statement, "Thank you to Legoland California Resort for having me here today, I'm really excited to light this tree for you all and get the holiday season started. I am so excited about The LEGO Movie
coming out February 7 and I loved being able to bring Wyldstyle to life! She's a kick-butt, really empowering, super cool, action heroine."
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Photo: Legoland California