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Cadillac Records L.A. Premiere

Posted by on Nov 25, 2008 in Celebrity Events, Celebrity Quotes, Movie Premier, Movies, Videos | 14 comments

The Los Angeles premiere of “Cadillac Records” brought out its all-star ensemble Gabrielle Union,Beyonce Knowles, Columbus Short, Jeffery Wright, and Adrien Brody. Also in attendance were Etta James (the soul legend Beyonce’s character is based off), Lauren London, and Gabrielle’s close friends Sanaa Lathan and Regina Hall.

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Is that Beyonce’s real wedding ring?

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Close friends Sanaa and Regina with Beyonce.

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Jeffery (who can be seen in the latest James Bond film) and Adrien pose at the After Party. Wright portrays Muddy Walters and Brody’s Leonard Chess.

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Gabrielle (in Reem Acra) portrays Muddy Waters’s wife Geneva in the film. Gabrielle talked to USA Today about working with Beyonce: “I like Beyoncé because the check cleared, and if it didn’t, I’d know where to find her,” joked Union, dressed in navy blue Reem Acra. “She’s obviously incredibly talented. When you watch her transform into Etta James and really channel her and her pain and that journey, it’s powerful. As a boss and as a fellow actress, she’s the bomb.”

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Columbus Short portrays Little Walter. Remember him from “Stomp The Yard“?!

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Tina Knowles (Beyonce’s mom) took a snapshot with soul legend Etta James.
The film opens on December 5th. Check out the trailer below.

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