Events of the Week: ‘Shazam! Fury of the Gods,’ ‘Swarm’ and More
Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for Shazam! Fury of the Gods, Swarm, Extrapolations and Lucky Hank.
Shazam! Fury of the Gods premiere
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Zachary Levi, Asher Angel, Jack Dylan Grazer, Helen Mirren, Lucy Liu, Rachel Zegler, Adam Brody, Ross Butler and Meagan Good debuted their Shazam! sequel on Tuesday in Los Angeles.
Janine Nabers and Donald Glover’s new Prime Video series premiered on Tuesday in L.A. with stars Dominique Fishback, Chloe Bailey, Damson Idris and a special appearance by Billie Eilish.
The new Apple TV+ climate change series was unveiled on Tuesday in L.A., alongside stars Kit Harington, Gemma Chan, Tobey Maguire, Yara Shahidi, Sienna Miller, Eiza González and creator Scott Z. Burns.
Boston Strangler premiere
The cast and filmmakers from 20th Century Studios’ Boston Strangler — including stars Keira Knightley, Carrie Coon, Chris Cooper and David Dastmalchian; writer/director Matt Ruskin; and producers Tom Ackerley, Josey McNamara and Sam Roston — celebrated at the NY premiere at the Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday.
Lucky Hank premiere
Bob Odenkirk debuted his new AMC show on Wednesday in L.A., with costars Mireille Enos, Sara Amini, Diedrich Bader and Suzanne Crye and co-showrunners Aaron Zelman and Paul Lieberstein. Better Call Saul‘s Rhea Seehorn and Patrick Fabian also came out to support.
John Wick: Chapter 4 special screening
Lionsgate hosted a NY special screening of the latest John Wick film on Wednesday with Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, Rina Sawayama, Shamier Anderson, Marko Zaror, director Chad Stahelski and producers Basil Iwanyk and Erica Lee.
Moving On premiere
Lily Tomlin and Malcolm McDowell attended the L.A. premiere of their new Roadside Attractions film on Wednesday, though co-star Jane Fonda had to miss the event.
Planned Parenthood Spring Into Action gala
Planned Parenthood of Greater New York hosted its Spring Into Action gala benefit on Monday, honoring Padma Lakshmi and Chrissy Teigen.
Queens Court premiere
On Tuesday, Peacock hosted a premiere event for its newest reality series Queens Court at Knife Modern Mediterranean in Atlanta. Tamar Braxton, Evelyn Lozada, Nivea, hosts Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete and executive producer Will Packer were among those in attendance.
The Alliance For Children’s Rights Champions for Children Gala
The Alliance for Children’s Rights hosted its annual Champions for Children gala on Wednesday in Beverly Hills to support its work of providing legal advocacy and services for children and young adults in foster care. Cedric the Entertainer served as host of the event where CBS CEO and president George Cheeks was honored with the 2023 Champions for Children Award and Jennifer Holliday performed.
Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Make March Matter
Elizabeth Olsen and husband Robbie Arnett visited patients at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles on Wednesday to support its 8th annual Make March Matter campaign. The WandaVision star and her musician husband read the children’s book they recently co-wrote, Hattie Harmony: Worry Detective, as well as some of their other favorite books.
The Women’s Cancer Research Fund’s An Unforgettable Evening
On Thursday, The Women’s Cancer Research Fund Gala chairs Quinn Ezralow and Jamie Tisch, co-chairs Kris Levine, NJ Falk, Danielle Lauder, Kelly Chapman Meyer and Steve Tisch welcomed guests to “An Unforgettable Evening” in Beverly Hills, raising over $2 million for the WCRF. Sharon Stone received the 2023 Courage Award, presented by Jamie Tisch, for her support of breast cancer research and dedication to raising awareness for the cause, and the event featured a performance by Maroon 5.
The Young and the Restless 50th anniversary event
The team behind the CBS and Sony Television’s daytime drama celebrated its 50th anniversary on Friday at The Vibiana, with nearly 60 current and former cast members, crew, friends and family.
Stanton Social Prime Opening
Bella Hadid and her zero-proof beverage company Kin Euphorics turned up in Las Vegas to help christen the new Caesars Palace restaurant Stanton Social Prime on March 18. The supermodel mingled with chef Chris Santos at the bash that also hosted DJ Steve Aoki, Bachelor Nation stars Abigail Heringer, Noah Erb, Andrew Spencer, Justin Glaze and Mike Planeta, and Joseph Baena. Guests sipped on Kin Euphorics zero-proof beverages including the Strawberry Rhode while tasting Santos’ signature shareable dishes from the Stanton Social Prime menu such as the pierogies, wagyu filet tartare quesadillas, steak frites and more.