As Hollywood events in New York and Los Angeles return to full steam during the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including red carpets for The Kardashians† Ambulance† You better call Saul and Clive Davis’ 90th birthday.
Ambulance LA premiere
Stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II and Eiza González joined director Michael Bay at the Los Angeles premiere of their action movie Ambulance on Monday at the Academy Museum, where Jason Momoa also expressed his support.
Universal Studio Group Emmy Contenders Lunch
Talent mixed and mingled Tuesday at West Hollywood’s Soulmate as a pre-awards catch-up session. This year’s Emmy nominees were Ana Gasteyer (American cars), Bobby Moynihan (Mr Mayor), Chris Sheridan (co-showrunner, Resident Alien), Christian Slater (dr. Dead), Elle Fanning (The girl from Plainville), Jabari Banks (Bel Air), Jessica Biel (Sweets), John Cameron Mitchell (joe vs. Carole), Joshua Jackson (dr. Dead), Liz Hannah (co-showrunner, The girl from Plainville), Melanie Lynskey (Sweets), Morgan Cooper (producer, Bel Air), Nicole Byer (Big Crew), Rick Glasman (As we see it), Robbie Pickering (show runner, gas lit), Ryan Michelle Baden (the endgame), Shea Whigham (gas lit) and the hacking team of Lucia Aniello, Paul Downs and Jen Statsky. — Chris Gardner
The Duke special display
Sony Pictures Classics and The Cinema Society hosted a screening of: The Duke at Tribeca Screening Room on Tuesday, with star Helen Mirren and guests Jennifer Beals, Lorraine Bracco, Padma Lakshmi and Kathleen Turner.
Clive Davis 90th Birthday Celebration
Clive Davis threw a star-studded birthday party at Casa Cipriani on Wednesday, featuring Alicia Keys, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bernadette Peters, Barry Manilow, David Foster, Mark Ronson, Diane Warren, Jimmy Jam, Victor Garber, Erich Bergen, Gayle King, Katie Couric, Don Lemon, Clarence Avant and Ted Sarandos on the guest list.
Navalny NY premiere
Navalnythe Warner Bros. document. and CNN Films investigating the assassination attempt on Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny premiered Wednesday at the Walter Reade Theater Film at Lincoln Center.
The Kardashians LA premiere
Calabasas’ most famous family unveiled their new Hulu show on Thursday with a premiere at Hollywood’s Goya Studios, starring Kim, Khloe, Kourtney and Kris Jenner on the red carpet.
You better call Saul season six premiere
AMC celebrated the sixth and final season of the hit show on Thursday with a premiere at the Hollywood Legion Theater starring Bob Odenkirk, Rhea Seehorn, Giancarlo Esposito, Jonathan Banks and creator Vince Gilligan. Breaking Bad‘s Aaron Paul also stopped by to show his support.
Out of range premiere
Josh Brolin premiered its new Amazon Western drama series Harmony Gold on Thursday, alongside costars Imogen Poots, Lili Taylor, Abbott Tamara Podemski, Joy Lewis Pullman Shaun Sipos and creator Brian Watkins.
Red Dress Collection concert
On Thursday, the American Heart Association gave its Go Red for Women Red Dress Collection Concert in Los Angeles, featuring Kelly Rowland, Garcelle Beauvais, Elisabeth Rhöm, Jeannie Mai Jenkins, Vivica A. Fox, Lauren Spencer-Smith, Star Jones, Gigi Gorgeous and Christina Milian among the participants.
Operation Smile 10th Annual Celebrity Ski and Smile Challenge
Stars like Rebel Wilson, Henry Golding, Dionne Warwick, Evan Ross, Taylor Kinney, Michael Trevino, Andrew Zimmern and others made the trip to Park City, Utah, the first weekend in April to attend the landmark fundraiser. Held in the St. Regis Deer Valley on the outing, event presidents Jennifer Salke of Amazon Studios (a longtime champion of the cause) and Brooke Burke, who both teamed up with Operation Smile co-founders, Dr. Bill and Kathy Magee. The celeb athletes fueled up for the race with sweet treats from See’s Candies, bundled up in blankets from Barefoot Dreams and sipped cocktails from High West Distillery, Tito’s Vodka and Teremana Tequila. The evening concluded with a private dinner, a smile auction and an exclusive concert by the Dionne Warwick who gave a heartfelt performance of ‘What the World Needs Now’. — CG
Father Stu photo call
Mark Wahlberg, Mel Gibson, Teresa Ruiz, Jacki Weaver and writer-director Rosalind Ross stopped by The London Hotel in West Hollywood for a photo shoot on April 1 promoting their Columbia film.
Sonic the hedgehog 2 family event
Paramount hosted a blue carpet family event on its studio lot on Saturday to celebrate: Sonic the hedgehog 2with stars Jim Carrey, Ben Schwartz, James Marsden, Tika Sumpter and Natasha Rothwell in attendance.
Women Write Now celebration and screening event
On March 26, Kevin Hart’s comedy brand Laugh Out Loud hosted a special event honoring the recipients of his inaugural comedic screenwritership, Women Write Now, at NeueHouse Hollywood. Guests in attendance included Gabrielle Dennis, Meagan Good, Bresha Webb, Amanda Seales, and fellowship recipients Wilandrea Blair, Danielle Nicolet, and Moni Oyedepo.
The Invisible Pilot LA special screening
HBO hosted a special screening of docuseries The Invisible Pilot at The London West Hollywood on March 29 with executive producers Ari Mark, Phil Lott, Todd Schulman, Craig Hodges and Jon Bryant Crawford.
morbius Fan Event in Los Angeles
Jared Leto stopped at a fan screening of his latest movie morbius on March 30 at the Cinemark Playa Vista and XD Theater in Los Angeles.
What Goes Around Comes Around Grand reopening
The upscale vintage store is toasting its remodel with a star bash at its new(ish) flagship location in Soho. Store founders Gerard Maione and Seth Weisser mingled with guests such as Katie Holmes, Zazie Beetz, Thomas Doherty, Ellie Thumann, Lamakea Fox, Aweng, Lion Babe, Coco Baudelle and Georgina Burke.
Rat in the kitchen dinner event
TBS celebrated the premiere of Rat in the kitchen with an intimate dinner in Los Angeles on March 30, hosted by series chef Ludo Lefebvre and comedian Natasha Leggero. Held at Lefebvre’s Petit Trois restaurant in Sherman Oaks, the event featured a themed cocktail hour, three-course dinner and impromptu French 101 lessons with the two hosts.
Tony Hawk: Until the wheels fall off LA premiere
Sam Jones’ Tony Hawk documentary premiered March 30 in Santa Monica, where the skateboarder presided over a live vert skate demo and screening of the HBO film.
Museum of the Marvels of Media Awards of the Moving Image
NYC’s Museum of the Moving Image celebrated its inaugural Marvels of Media Awards, and the concurrent opening of the exhibit, on March 31 with guests Jason Katims, Rick Glassman and execs Josh Sapan, Michael Barker and Cheryl Henson.