Posted by | Ray Cornelius
The cast of FX’s newest series “Atlanta” came out Thursday night for a fabulous red carpet premiere. The private event took place at the 4D Theatre of the Georgia Aquarium and was packed with Atlanta media trying to get a photos and interviews with all of the stars.
“Atlanta” follows two cousins, with different views on art versus commerce, on their way up through the city’s rap scene; “Earnest ‘Earn’ Marks,” an ambitious college drop-out and his estranged cousin, who suddenly becomes a star. Atlanta native Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino stars as ‘Earn’ along with Brian Tyree Henry as his cousin ‘Alfred Miles’ along with LaKeith Lee Stanfield as ‘Darius’ and Zazie Beetz as Earn’s girlfriend ‘Van.’ Other cast members in attendance including Chris Greene, Freddie Kuguru and Candace B. Harris.
A number of other celebrities came out to support the premiere including Jermaine Dupri, DJ Skillz, D. Woods, Egypt Sherrod, DJ Fadelf, DJ Superstar, DJ Dime Piece, Amber Nash, London Jae, Five Mics and Scotty ATL. Janina Zione Gavankar, DJ Arie, Kawan KP Prather, Sincerely and Adreian DeAngleo Payne from the Minnesota Timberwolves were also present.
After the red carpet was a screening of the first episode followed by a Q&A session. Click here to see the first official trailer and check out the rest of the red carpet photos below :
DJ Dime Piece
Brian Tyree Henry
LaKeith Lee Stanfield
Janina Zione Gavankar
Candace B. Harris
Kawan KP Prather
Adreian DeAngleo Payne
“Atlanta” airs on September 6 at 10 p.m. EST!
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