Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Premieres were held Wednesday night in Los Angeles and Atlanta for the new comedy, “Get Hard.” The L.A. viewing featured the film’s cast members Kevin Hart, Will Ferrell, T.I. and Edwina Findley. Other special guests in attendance were Drake, Tameka “Tiny” Harris, Alyssa Milano, Kate Walsh, Craig T. Nelson and more.
Kevin Hart meeting fans at the L.A. premiere of “Get Hard”
The Atlanta screening brought out a number of the city’s celebrities as well including “Married to Medicine” stars Toya Bush-Harris and Dr. Heavenly Kimes. R&B singers Lyfe Jennings, RL of Next and Mishon were also present along with Love and Hip-Hop Atlanta’s Karlie Redd.
Lyfe Jennings with Karlie Redd at the Atlanta premiere
When millionaire James King (Ferrell) is nailed for fraud and bound for San Quentin, he turns to Darnell Lewis (Hart) to prep him to go behind bars. “Get Hard” opens nationwide TOMORROW, Friday, March 27. Check out all the photos from both premieres below as well as an excerpt from Kevin and Will’s ESSENCE magazine interview which is currently on newsstands.
L.A. Premiere Photos
Edwina Findley/Allysa Milano
Will Ferrell signing autographs
Drake/T.I. with Will Ferrell
Atlanta Premiere Photos
Toya Bush-Harris with Dr. Heavenly Kimes
R&B singer Mishon
RL with Lena Chenier
ESSENCE: Why did you want to work with Kevin?
FERRELL: Kevin’s comedy is so accessible. He represents the every man—when you hear Kevin do stand-up, you’re so comfortable listening to him because it’s like, Oh, my God, I can relate to this guy. I think that we share the same generosity. More than making people laugh, I like laughing myself. Kevin’s the same way. It’s almost more fun to make each other laugh.
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