Posted by | Ray Cornelius 

Check out photos from the recent “Proud Mary” Dinner & Tastemakers Event that took place in New York City in celebration of the film’s debut this Friday.

The evening was held at Zuma and was hosted by on-air personality Bevy Smith followed by an Q&A session with the film’s star—Taraji P. Henson—discussing her first time as a lead in an action movie, female empowerment and much more.

Guests enjoyed specialty cocktails including: Proud Mary Sidecar (Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège, Grand Marnier, Fresh Lemon juice), Hitwoman 75 (Hennessy V.S.O.PPrivilège, Simple syrup, Fresh Lemon juice, Top with Chandon), Taraji Passion (Hennessy V.S.O.P Privilège, Lemon juice, Spoonful of Passion fruit Puree) and Hennessy X.O (HennessyX.O, Hand cut Ice)

The evening also featured an exclusive gathering of media personalities and influencers such as Tamron HallAngie Martinez, Emil Wilbekin and many more!

“Proud Mary” follows a hit woman (Taraji P. Henson) working for an organized crime family in Boston, who life is turned around when she meets a young boy who path she crossed when a profession goes bad.

Check out more photos below + the film’s trailer:

“Proud Mary” opens in theaters Friday, January 12