‘The Bikeriders’ Roll into Hollywood, Eddie Murphy Returns to ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ and This Week’s Best Events

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including events for The Bikeriders, Kinds of Kindness and Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F.

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Austin Butler, Jodie Comer, Mike Faist and Norman Reedus joined writer-director Jeff Nichols at the L.A. premiere of their Focus Features film on Monday. Jason Momoa also showed his support at the premiere, rolling up on his own motorcycle with daughter Lola.

Jodie Comer, Austin Butler, Jeff Nichols and Norman Reedus attend the Los Angeles premiere of Focus Features' "The Bikeriders"
Jodie Comer, Austin Butler, Jeff Nichols and Norman Reedus
Lola Iolani Momoa and Jason Momoa attend the Los Angeles premiere of Focus Features' "The Bikeriders"
Lola Iolani Momoa and Jason Momoa

I Am: Celine Dion special screening

Celine Dion made a rare red carpet appearance at the NYC premiere of her new Prime Video documentary on Monday, joining director Irene Taylor.

Céline Dion and Irene Taylor attend the "I Am: Celine Dion" New York special screening
Director Irene Taylor and Celine Dion

Carol Burnett’s Hand and Footprint Ceremony

Carol Burnett had her hands and feet immortalized in cement in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre on Thursday, with support from Dick Van Dyke, Laura Dern, Allison Janney, Bob Odenkirk, Bill Hader, Jane Lynch, Bob Mackie, Jimmy Kimmel and Maya Rudolph.

Mindy Cohn, Amber Chardae Robinson, Julia Duffy, Carol Burnett, Laura Dern and Allison Janney attend Carol Burnett's Hand and Footprint in the Cement Ceremony
Mindy Cohn, Amber Chardae Robinson, Julia Duffy, Carol Burnett, Laura Dern and Allison Janney
Dick Van Dyke, Carol Burnett, and Bob Mackie attend Carol Burnett's Hand and Footprint in the Cement Ceremony
Dick Van Dyke, Carol Burnett and Bob Mackie

Kinds of Kindness premiere

Emma Stone, Jesse Plemons, Willem Dafoe, Margaret Qualley, Joe Alwyn and Mamoudou Athie walked the carpet alongside director Yorgos Lanthimos at their film’s New York premiere on Thursday.

Willem Dafoe, Emma Stone, and Margaret Qualley attend the "Kinds Of Kindness" New York Premiere
Willem Dafoe, Emma Stone and Margaret Qualley
Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons attend the "Kinds Of Kindness" New York Premiere
Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons

Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F premiere

Eddie Murphy debuted the fourth Beverly Hills Cop film in, unsurprisingly, Beverly Hills on Thursday, with co-stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kevin Bacon, Judge Reinhold, John Ashton, Paul Reiser and Bronson Pinchot.

Judge Reinhold, Eddie Murphy and John Ashton attend the Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F World Premiere
Judge Reinhold, Eddie Murphy and John Ashton
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Paul Reiser, Bronson Pinchot and Kevin Bacon attend the Beverly Hills Cop: Axel F World Premiere
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Paul Reiser, Bronson Pinchot and Kevin Bacon

CAA New York Party

CAA hosted its New York Party at Maxwell Social on June 14 in celebration of the Tony Awards, with guests including Jim Parsons, Jonathan Groff, Leslie Odom Jr., Billy Porter, Natasha Lyonne, Zoë Kravitz, George Cheeks, Ego Nwoodim and CAA’s Joe Machota.

Billy Porter, Leslie Odom Jr. and Kenny Leon attend the CAA New York Party
Billy Porter, Leslie Odom Jr. and Kenny Leon
Jonathan Groff and Joe Machota attend the CAA New York Party
Jonathan Groff and Joe Machota

UTA’s Tony Awards Pre-Party 

UTA celebrated its Tony-nominated clients, including Adam Rapp, Amber Iman, Brandon Stirling Baker, Dede Ayite, Jane Cox, Jocelyn Bioh, Lila Neugebauer, Michael Greif, Peter Nigrini and Robert Brill, at Dear Irving on Hudson on June 14.

Andrew Minkin ( UTA Theatre Agent) and Andrew Rannells attends the UTA Celebrates 2024 Tony Award Nominees
UTA theater agent Andrew Minkin and Andrew Rannells
Ben Coleman (UTS Theater Agent) and Billy Eichner attends the UTA Celebrates 2024 Tony Award Nominees
UTA theater agent Ben Coleman and Billy Eichner

Thelma premiere

Stars June Squibb, Fred Hechinger, Clark Gregg, Nicole Byer and Ruben Rabasa walked the carpet for the L.A. premiere of Thelma on June 14, where Aubrey Plaza, Chris Colfer and Atsuko Okatsuka also showed up to support.

(L-R) Nicole Byer, June Squibb, Fred Hechinger, Clark Gregg and writer/director Josh Margolin at the Los Angeles Premiere of Thelma at The Egyptian Theatre Hollywood on June 14, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Nicole Byer, June Squibb, Fred Hechinger, Clark Gregg and writer/director Josh Margolin
Aubrey Plaza at the Los Angeles Premiere of Thelma at The Egyptian Theatre Hollywood on June 14, 2024 in Los Angeles, California.
Aubrey Plaza

National Hispanic Media Coalition Impact Awards Gala

The National Hispanic Media Coalition hosted its annual Impact Awards Gala on June 14, honoring those making strides towards a positive portrayal of the Latine community, both in front of and behind the camera. Co-hosted by Annie Gonzalez and Mayan Lopez, the event honored Issa López, Fede Álvarez, Tatyana Ali and Harvey Guillén, with presenters including Jodie Foster, Jaime Camil and Joel McHale.

Issa López and Jodie Foster attend the 2024 NHMC Impact Awards Gala
Issa López and Jodie Foster
Joel McHale and Harvey Guillén attend the 2024 NHMC Impact Awards Gala
Joel McHale and Harvey Guillén

Just Say Gay Pride show

Hosted by comedian Lukas Thimm, the Just Say Gay event — produced by Marjorie McCurry for Show Legs Productions — celebrated members of the NYC gay, trans and drag communities in the Edition Hotel’s Paradise Club on June 14, with show participants including Legendary stars Milan Garçon and Kimiyah Prescott.

Milan Garçon, Lukas Thimm, Lamont Joseph and Kimiyah Prescott at Jusy Say Gay event
Milan Garçon, Lukas Thimm, Lamont Joseph and Kimiyah Prescott

WME Tony Award Party

On Saturday night, WME hosted a Tony Awards party honoring nominees at the Times Square EDITION, with Tony-nominated clients including Amy Herzog (Mary Jane, An Enemy of the People), Bekah Brunstetter (The Notebook), Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (Appropriate), Will Butler, David Adjmi, Daniel Aukin and Ryan Rumery (Stereophonic).

Daniel Aukin, David Adjmi, Justin Craig and Ryan Rumery of Stereophonic and Lena Hall attend the WME Pre-Tony Awards Party
Daniel Aukin, David Adjmi, Justin Craig and Ryan Rumery of Stereophonic and Lena Hall
WME Co-Chairman Richard Weitz, WME Agent David Kalodner and WME Partner Derek Zasky attend the WME Pre-Tony Awards Party
WME co-chairman Richard Weitz, WME agent David Kalodner and WME partner Derek Zasky

Las Culturistas Culture Awards

Bowen Yang and Matt Rogers hosted their Las Culturistas Culture Awards — produced by Lauren Mandel for Disco Nap — on Saturday in Brooklyn, which included presenting Mandy Moore with the inaugural Lifetime of Culture Award.

Matt Rogers, Mandy Moore and Bowen Yang
Matt Rogers, Mandy Moore and Bowen Yang
Cole Escola as Mary Todd Lincoln at Las Culturistas Culture Awards
Cole Escola as Mary Todd Lincoln

Critics Choice Real TV Awards

The Critics Choice Association celebrated the winners for the sixth annual Critics Choice Real TV Awards on Saturday, also honoring TV host John Walsh with the Career Achievement Award and Tom Bergeron with the Sam Rubin Award.

Alfonso Ribeiro and Tom Bergeron attend the 2024 Critics Choice Real TV Awards
Alfonso Ribeiro and Tom Bergeron
Mary Bonnet, Nicole Young, Adam DiVello, Chelsea Lazkani, Amanza Smith, and Skyler Wakil attend the 2024 Critics Choice Real TV Awards
Mary Bonnet, Nicole Young, Adam DiVello, Chelsea Lazkani, Amanza Smith and Skyler Wakil of Selling Sunset

Across the Universe Cinespia screening

Cinespia hosted a screening of Across the Universe at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, presented by Amazon MGM Studios, on Saturday that featured appearances from Darren Criss, Luke Evans, Francesca Farago and Zoe Lister-Jones.

Luke Evans at a Cinespia screening of ‘Across the Universe’
Luke Evans

I Used to Be Funny premiere

Utopia hosted a special screening event in L.A. for the release of the film with writer/director Ally Pankiw and castmembers Rachel Sennott, Olga Petsa, Sabrina Jalees and Caleb Hearon.

Caleb Hearon, Sabrina Jalees, Ally Pankiw, Rachel Sennott and Olga Petsa at the premiere of 'I Used To Be Funny'
Caleb Hearon, Sabrina Jalees, Ally Pankiw, Rachel Sennott and Olga Petsa

Perfect Wife: The Mysterious Disappearance of Sherri Papini screening

Sherri Papini’s husband Keith Papini and director Michael Beach Nichols attended an NYC screening of the Hulu series on Monday.

Michael Beach Nichols and Keith Papini at 'Perfect Wife: The Mysterious Disappearance of Sherri Papini' screening
Michael Beach Nichols and Keith Papini

Fancy Dance premiere

Apple celebrated the premiere of new movie Fancy Dance in NYC on Monday, where Lily Gladstone was joined by co-stars Isabel Deroy-Olson, Ryan Begay, Crystle Lightning, Audrey Wasilewski and director Erica Tremblay.

Isabel Deroy-Olson, Lily Gladstone and Erica Tremblay attends the Apple Original Films premiere of “Fancy Dance”
Isabel Deroy-Olson, Lily Gladstone and Erica Tremblay

Hot Ones Paley Center event

The Paley Center for Media presented “Hot Ones: A Spicy Evening with Sean Evans and the Hit YouTube Talk Show” in NYC on Tuesday, featuring a panel discussion with the show’s host and producers Sean Evans, Chris Schonberger and Domonique Burroughs, moderated by Seth Meyers.

Domonique Burroughs, Seth Meyers, Sean Evans and Chris Schonberger attend PaleyLive - Hot Ones: A Spicy Evening with Sean Evans and the Hit YouTube Talk Show at The Paley Museum on June 18
Domonique Burroughs, Seth Meyers, Sean Evans and Chris Schonberger

Hollywood, Health & Society Juneteenth Conversation

USC Annenberg’s Hollywood, Health & Society held the latest in its series of “Do the Write Thing” mixers on Tuesday ahead of Juneteenth, with a conversation with showrunners Marqui Jackson and Janine Sherman Barrois.

Marqui Jackson and Janine Sherman Barrois at USC Annenberg's Hollywood, Health & Society event
Marqui Jackson and Janine Sherman Barrois

Humans of Hip-Hop event

MusiCares, in partnership with Vivid Seats and H3 contributor Amazon Music, hosted its L.A. installment of the Humans of Hip-Hop initiative on Tuesday. The event, entitled “She’s Iconic: A Salute to Women in Hip-Hop,” included a discussion with panelists Saweetie, MC Lyte, Big Lez, Sierra Lever and moderator Laiya St. Clair.

Saweetie, MC Lyte, Leslie "Big Lez" Segar, Head of Hip Hop and R&B at Amazon Music Sierra Lever, Head of Events and Experiential for Artists at Amazon Music Jameka Pankey and Laiya St. Clair arrive at Humans of Hip Hop.
Saweetie, MC Lyte, Leslie “Big Lez” Segar, head of Hip-Hop and R&B at Amazon Music Sierra Lever, head of Events and experiential for artists at Amazon Music Jameka Pankey and Laiya St. Clair

Epic Players Variety Showcase

On Tuesday, neuro-diverse theater company Epic Players hosted its inaugural variety showcase, featuring musical numbers, monologues and stand-up comedy, to celebrate the opening of its L.A. chapter. Special guests included comedians Nic Novicki and Aparna Nancherla.

EPIC Players variety showcase
Back row: Amanda Castrillo, Ty Doran, Lillian Carrier, Morgan Lutz, Dovia Charles, Rebecca Faith Quinn, Donovan Woods. Garrett Lees, Harry Schantz and Jacki Jing; Front row: Abbey Romeo, George Steeves, Devin Morrissey, Bella Zoe Martinez, Alex Totah, Sydney Allen and Michelle Jace

The Exorcism special screening

Vertical and Collider hosted an L.A. sneak screening of The Exorcism on Wednesday at The Vista Theatre, with co-writers Joshua John Miller and Mark Fortin in attendance alongside Linda Blair.

M.A. Fortin, Linda Blair and Joshua John Miller seen at "The Exorcism" Special Screening
M.A. Fortin, Linda Blair and Joshua John Miller

2024 Ghetto Film School LA Table Read

Ghetto Film School hosted a table read event in L.A. on Wednesday with a number of actors and GFS fellows.

Ghetto Film School LA Table Read

Land of Women premiere

Star and executive producer Eva Longoria walked the carpet alongside castmembers Victoria Bazúa, Santiago Cabrera, and co-creators Ramón Campos and Gema R. Neira at the NYC premiere of the Apple TV+ series on Thursday.

Ramon Campos, Eva Longoria, Victoria Bazua, Santiago Cabrera and Gema R. Neira, attend Apple TV+'s "Land Of Women" World Premiere
Ramon Campos, Eva Longoria, Victoria Bazua, Santiago Cabrera and Gema R. Neira

Sing Sing correctional facility screening

The formerly incarcerated stars of A24’s upcoming film Sing Sing returned to the historic, 200-year-old correctional facility, located in Ossining, New York, on Thursday for a special screening of the film with the prison’s general population.

Greg Kwedar attends A24’s “Sing Sing” screening at Sing Sing Correctional Facility
Director Greg Kwedar
Inside A24’s “Sing Sing” screening at Sing Sing Correctional Facility on Thursday June 20th, 2024 in Ossining, NY.
Inside the screening

A Family Affair Assistants screening

Netflix partnered with popular meme account Assistants vs. Agents to host an assistants-only screening of A Family Affair on Thursday, where Joey King — who plays a personal assistant to Zac Efron’s character in the film — made a special appearance.

Joey King attends "A Family Affair - Agents vs. Assistants" screening
Joey King

The Supremes at Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat event

Bevy Smith hosted an event in NYC in support of upcoming Searchlight Pictures film The Supremes at Earl’s All-YouCanEat, starring Uzo Aduba, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor and Sanaa Lathan.

Kandi Burruss, Bevy Smith, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Sanaa Lathan and Abby Phillip at Searchlight Pictures and Hulu's "The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat"
Kandi Burruss, Bevy Smith, Aunjanue Ellis-Taylor, Sanaa Lathan and Abby Phillip

The Abbey relaunch party

Tristan Schukraft, new owner of the iconic West Hollywood bar The Abbey, celebrated its new era with a party on Thursday welcoming Cher, Jean Smart, Ricky Martin, Michaela Jaé Rodriguez and Saweetie.

Cher attends as Tristan Schukraft Celebrates A New Era at The Abbey
Cher
A general view of atmospher during Tristan Schukraft's celebration of a new era at The Abbey Food & Bar
Inside the event

Owning Manhattan premiere

Ryan Serhant and the cast of Owning Manhattan attended the premiere event of Netflix’s new real estate show on Thursday in NYC.

Genesis Suero, Jordan March, Tricia Lee, Savannah Gowarty, Jessica Taylor, Chloe Tucker Caine, Ryan Serhant, Nile Lundgren, Jessica Markowski, Jeffrey St. Arromand, Jordan Hurt, Jonathan Normolle, and Jade Shenker at 'Owning Manhattan' premiere
Genesis Suero, Jordan March, Tricia Lee, Savannah Gowarty, Jessica Taylor, Chloe Tucker Caine, Ryan Serhant, Nile Lundgren, Jessica Markowski, Jeffrey St. Arromand, Jordan Hurt, Jonathan Normolle, and Jade Shenker

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