Posted by | Ray Cornelius

A number of Atlanta celebrities and reality stars came out this week for the 20th Century Fox Red Carpet Premiere of “War For the Planet of the Apes.” The advanced screening took place at the Regal Atlantic Station and the movie opens nationwide in theaters today.

The evening was hosted by “Dish Nation” and “Rickey Smiley Morning Show” personality Headkrack and featured appearances by NBA basketball superstar Dwight Howard, actress/celebrity model Eva Marcille, double Emmy Award-winning actor GregAlan Williams (OWN’s Greenleaf), famed Hollywood director/producer Rob Hardy, reality newcomer Brandon Barnes (WEtv’s Growing Up Hip-Hop), Ceaser and Sky (VH1’s Black Ink Crew New York), Dr. Heavenly (Bravo’s_Married To Medicine), Bambi (VH1’s Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta), Lil Webby(hip-hop artist), John Grant (Executive Director of ESPN Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl, Egypt Sherrod (HGTV’s Flipping Virgins), Final Draft (America’s Got Talent_ Season 12), Fahamu Pecou (Visual Artist & Scholar), famed Gospel artist, Micah Stampley, and more.

In “War for the Planet of the Apes,” the third chapter of the critically acclaimed blockbuster franchise, Caesar and his apes are forced into a deadly conflict with an army of humans led by a ruthless Colonel. After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind. As the journey finally brings them face to face, Caesar and the Colonel are pitted against each other in an epic battle that will determine the fate of both their species and the future of the planet. The movies stars Andy Serkis, Woody Harrelson, Steve Zahn, Amiah Miller, Karin Konoval, Judy Greer & Terry Notary.

Check out the trailer and all of the red carpet pics below:

Dwight Howard 

Eva Marcille 

Rob Hardy 

GregAlan Williams and sons 


Egypt Sherrod and DJ Fadelf 

Fahamu Pecou 

Brad James 

Final Draft 

Dr. Heavenly and daughter

Photo Credits: Robin Lori Photography