Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for fire island, Mrs Miracle, P Valley and Hurry.
stranger things FYC screening
On May 27th, the stranger things Cast and creators came together for a special event at Netflix’s FYSEE Space at Raleigh Studios, with a screening of Episode 401 and a panel.
war of stars Celebration
Disney’s Anaheim Convention continued throughout the weekend, with Lucasfilm unveiling a new animated series Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi and Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures and a new special, LEGO Star Wars summer vacation. “Mando+: A Conversation with Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni” took the spotlight on Saturday The Mandalorian and Ahsoka with cast appearances and announcements.
Leaders from the global black diaspora gathered in Los Angeles for AFRICON – one of the nation’s largest celebrations of the African continent and diaspora, presented by Amplify Africa. The second annual event brought together music, innovation, business, activism, education and more to uplift, recognize and celebrate the diversity of the African continent through the lens of entertainment, business, media, technology and leadership.
Cinema season 21
Cinespia launched her 21stSt Season and Memorial Day weekend with two screenings of mean girls and Back to the Future at Hollywood Forever, which hosted talent such as Barbie Ferreira, Brett Gelman, Rowan Blanchard, Ava Phillippe and Rumer Willis.
Hurry, Produced by Adam Sandler and LeBron James, the Netflix basketball drama premiered Wednesday in Westwood and stars Sandler, Queen Latifah, Kenny Smith, Heidi Gardner, Jaleel White and NBA player-turned-actor Juancho Hernangomez.
Opening night of the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival
LALIFF started its annual festival on Wednesday with the premiere of the documentary film mija in Chinese Theater TCL.
ghosts FYC event
The CBS Original Series launched its “Summer of Ghosts” campaign Wednesday with an FYC activation at the El Rey Theater, which was also attended by the cast.
fire island premiere
Hulu’s gay rom-com premiered Thursday at New York’s SVA Theater and served as the opening night of NewFest Pride, which starred Bowen Yang, Joel Kim Booster, Matt Rogers, Torian Miller and director Andrew Ahn.
Mrs Miracle premiere
Iman Vellani, who plays the title role in Mrs MiracleShe walked the carpet for Thursday’s Los Angeles premiere of the Disney+ series alongside her co-stars and execs Kevin Feige, Alan Bergman and Louis D’Esposito.
crimes of the future premiere
Fresh off his Cannes debut, crimes of the future premiered Thursday in NYC and starred Kristen Stewart, Léa Seydoux, Viggo Mortensen, Scott Speedman, Nadia Litz and director David Cronenberg.
P Valley Season two premiere
Megan Thee Stallion who has a new track in the second season of P Valleyjoined the cast and creators for Thursday’s season two premiere at Avalon Hollywood.
The Daily Show with Trevor Noahs Heroes of the Freedomsurrection memorial
On Friday, The Daily Show with Trevor Noah unveiled a memorial installation honoring the “Heroes of the Freedomsurrection” at the Westfield Century City shopping center in LA. The exhibit pays tribute to the “heroes” most responsible for instigating the violent, anti-democracy riots, including Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Tucker Carlson. Daily Show correspondents Ronny Chieng and Roy Wood Jr. were on site for the memorial all weekend.