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Brad Pitt Hosts 'If Beale Street Could Talk' Screening to Honor Barry Jenkins

Brad Pitt Hosts 'If Beale Street Could Talk' Screening to Honor Barry Jenkins

Brad Pitt hosts a screening of If Beale Street Could Talk to honor director Barry Jenkins on Saturday (January 12) in Los Angeles.

Also in attendance were many members of the cast including KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Brian Tyree Henry, Finn Whittrock, and more. Timothee Chalamet was also in attendance to show his support!

If you haven’t see If Beale Street Could Talk, be sure to check out the film which is currently in theaters!

Check out all the photos from the screening in the gallery below…

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  • Thassy

    Erik Anderson
    Brad Pitt is an incredibly generous and thoughtful person. It was wonderful to talk with him about Beale Street (which everyone should see) and his production company Plan B.
    https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10156832367621276&id=643901275&_rdr

  • Thassy

    @integrated_pr
    #CriticsChoice weekend A-list priceless #BradPitt welcoming #Oscars voting
    @realjohnsavage& actress @blancablanco
    + fave @Diane_Warren@BealeStreet
    reception #awardseason
    https://mobile.twitter.com/integrated_pr/status/1084463242737475584

  • Tickleme-pink

    Finally. HELLO BRAD

    well congrats to Plan B.. and good luck to all their produced movies.

  • Beedyq

    All in attendance look like they had a good time…great event for Beale Street

  • Tickleme-pink

    His smile is just great

  • Beedyq

    Bringing over from the previous thread…

    Thinking it is possible that Brad (and Dede and Jeremy) also attended the “Vice” screening and party 😊

    Brad Pitt Celebrates ‘Beale Street’ As Oscar Campaigning Goes To The Wire

    With less than two full days of Oscar nomination voting left, many contenders have pushed the pedal to the metal in order to ensure they land as many member votes as possible. Saturday night saw likely nominees such as Alfonso Cuaron accepting awards at the LAFCA film awards and even more will be on hand for the Critics Choice Awards Sunday night in Santa Monica (actually how many big names show up remains to be seen). But individual movies were also bringing out the big guns to garner more support at events across Los Angeles (and the world).

    In the Hollywood Hills, Brad Pitt hosted a screening and reception Saturday evening of Barry Jenkins’ “If Beale Street Could Talk” that saw approximately 150 Academy members attend including Timothee Chalamet and Dianne Warren. Jenkins was joined by a number of his cast and crew including KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Brian Tyree Henry, blaFinn Whittrock, composer Nicholas Britell and cinematographer James Laxton, among others. This pundit spoke to Britell and Laxton, had a brief hello with Jenkins, but had to jet to a “Cold War” Q&A before Pitt arrived because this weekend there is practically something going on every hour.

    Oh, and did I mention the “Roma” Sound Designers Q&A I’d moderated right before the “Beale” event? It’s fast and furious to say the least.

    Yes, there was also a “Black Panther” all guild screening with Ryan Coogler, Kevin Feige, production designer Hannah Beachler, costume designer Ruth Carter, composer Ludwig Goransson and sound mixer Doc Cane. And there was the separate SAG screening for “Panther” as the Marvel Studios title goes for the Best Ensemble trophy with Danai Gurira, Sterling K. Brown and Winston Duke in attendance. But wait, back to “Roma”…Cuaron might have been at LAFCA for a good portion of the night, but his film was feted at the Chateau Marmont with hosts Charlize Theron and Diego Luna.

    A screening and party were held for Adam McKay’s “Vice” at the home of Sacha Gervasi where Chalamet (making the rounds), Nicole Kidman, Stephen Gaghan, Alan Ruck and Rufus Sewell, among others, stopped by. Speaking of Annapurna releases, a reception and screening were also held Saturday for “BlacKkKlansman” with Spike Lee, Jason Blume, John David Washington and Adam Driver, on hand.

    And, last but not least, Yorgos Lanthimos and the cast of “The Favourite” shored up more AMPAS and BAFTA votes in London this weekend.

    Oh wait, did we forget the reception and screening Friday night for “Mary Poppins Returns” hosted by none other than the legendary Sophia Loren? WE almost did. Director Rob Marshall and songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman were just some of the creative team that worked the room for a film that might find more love with AMPAS members than some suspect.

    And the campaigning won’t stop until voting ends at 5 PM PT on Monday. And then maybe, maybe, this town can breathe for a minute.

    https://theplaylist.net/brad-pitt-beale-street-oscar-20190113/

  • Tickleme-pink

    Now I got caught up in looking at all the pictures. I like that Brad took pictures with anyone that asked.

  • Beedyq

    So that is what Erik Anderson from AW looks like…

    Thanks.

  • Observer2

    I said this on the other thread, Thanks Bee for all of the stories and pics.

    They all looked like they were having a great time at the reception.

    As an aside, I’m shallow. Brad’s body. NIIIIICE!

  • Felinelilly

    Yessss! Finally. Thank you all for posting all the pics on the previous thread.

  • Observer2

    Thassy, thanks for this and all of the other pics on the other thread.

    Dianne Warren for the photo bomb. LOL

  • Beedyq

    Almost all the Beale Street cast and major crew was there…I see Kiki and James Laxton…Regina King was accepting an award in NYC last night and was the only major cast member absent…hope this effort boosts the film…

  • Observer2

    I do too. It deserves it.

  • Observer2

    LMAO! I saw that the Angelina fans lost their shit on twitter regarding Brad last night and esp. Brad with Timothee Chalamet.

    Saying that Brad was using him. ROTFLMAO! It’s Timothee that is a huge Brad fan, as are Timothee’s fans.

    Do they not know that Timothee is in two Plan B films one of which is The King.

    These women, crack me up.

  • Observer2

    That’s him?

    He’s got a face for radio. What?

    What he said about Brad is going to send the Angelina fans on twitter off the rails, again.

  • Observer2

    I’m just going to post this again for the Angelina Only fans that are reading this thread. Hi y’all!

    Timothee and Steve Carell on Brad:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyFTciEXnhM

  • Beedyq

    I finally had a chance to read most of the previous thread after being hit and miss yesterday and wanted to say I know how much you and your husband miss Lola who was a much loved family member. When you spoke of her the love just flowed…she will always exist in your memories of her…

    Your brand new family member sounds full of love and so loving and so smart…my 9 year old poodle still won’t obey a single thing said to him, he does what he wants to do when he wants to do it…lol

  • Felinelilly

    I saw some of the comments under the twitter photos of the both of them together, they cracked me up. One was asking if the tweeter could photoshop one pic of Timothée alone with one of Brad alone as one pic, another commenter just said “shooked”. Too funny.

  • Beedyq

    “face for radio”…lol

    That group only exists off the rails 24/7.

  • Beedyq

    TimmyC is a gushing Plan B groupie…lol

    His Dune film is rapidly casting and as I really liked the previous production I am looking forward to it.

    The King will probably figure in awards season next year as will The Last Black Man in San Francisco for Plan B.

  • Thassy

    jamesderryl
    Waiting for the flash Brad laughingly goes, “This is the longest exposure of my life, James.” 😂 As we all don’t look at the camera. #bradpitt
    https://www.instagram.com/p/BslPtARH0Yf/?hl=pt-br

  • Gemini675

    Why so many posts about Angelina fans. You seem obsessed with them above all else, which I am sure you are not.

  • Patty Smyth

    Thanks for the new Brad thread….Hey All!!👋

  • Observer2

    Thanks Bee for your kind words.

    She was and still is. We didn’t know what was wrong with her, she got sick so fast.

    We were with her when she passed. I’ve never been able to do that before. We stayed with her the final hours after we chose to put her to sleep and end her suffering. I stayed with her afterwards and just held her. I didn’t want to leave her. I couldn’t leave her. My hubby came in to say it was time to let them take care of her.

    Tucker was a great comfort to us. He was confused and lost too. We took her and she didn’t come back. He looked for for 2 weeks. He’s still a great comfort to us.

    Pepper is a live wire. She’s, right now, showing a toy whose boss. LOL

    Lola would do that. She’d look at us with that tone of voice, “I know that you’re not talking to me.”

  • Observer2

    Why don’t we talk about why it bothers you so much? Or is this you trying to deflect from the fact that they’ve lost it on twitter?

    I thought them losing it on twitter was funnier than hell. Did you not get that with my LMAO? You?

  • Observer2

    LMAO!

  • Observer2

    Thanks Thassy.

  • Gemini675

    It doesn’t bother me. It is just really interesting that you have made several comments about Angelina fans. Why so pressed?

  • Observer2

    I see what you’re trying to do. LOL

  • Observer2

    Hi Patty!

  • Beedyq

    Because Brad is so much an all but invisible ninja any appearance he makes generates waves of press…Beale Street is benefitting from that attention 👏🏼

  • Seriously

    To all the Angelina fans, she did the same for Roma a couple of weeks ago. This appears to be a new thing in Hollywood, famous white actors hosting screening for films about minorities. Sad that these films still need a white savior to bring attention to their art.

  • Beedyq

    Thanks!

  • Beedyq

    😂 🤣

  • Observer2

    Brad is an EP on IBSCT and Dede and Jeremy are producers. It’s a Plan B film.

    You do know who is the CEO of Plan B, don’t you?

  • Patty Smyth

    O2 – here’s a convo I’m bringing over from the last thread that WBTJ & I had last night about TC & Brad…the love TC fans have for Brad is real!!! 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    **************************************************************************
    William Bradley & The Jolie Beedyq
    14 hours ago
    Thanks for keeping an eye out.

    So, Prince Timmy is there. And he got pics with King William.

    His people are going to be so happy.

    lol

    Reply

    Patty Smyth William Bradley & The Jolie
    14 hours ago
    Do they really like it when he takes pics with King William? By the way, love the King William title. 🤣

    EditReply

    William Bradley & The Jolie Patty Smyth
    13 hours ago
    Listen, once his people found out he came to this, they were ON IT!

    When The King comes out later this year, Netflix won’t have to bother with promo.

    Just let his legions handle it.

    LOL

    And to answer you question about the priority of pics with The King?

    Well, I think these tweets will answer that:

    Mica‏ @micaxtimmy 10m10 minutes ago

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    I am LIVING for timothee and brad’s pictures

    yasmin‏ @chalametstone 3 Dec 2018

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    HOLY COW TIMOTHÉE AND BRAD EXCUSE ME IM SHOOK

    Yolanda Lewis 💻 🍿 💋‏ @TheLewisEffect 3 Dec 2018

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    Replying to @hunteryharris

    Brad and Timothee need to play father and son.

    Reply

    Patty Smyth William Bradley & The Jolie
    12 hours ago
    LOL!! I had no idea TC’s fans lived for pics of TC with The King…after all, The King is just a washed up old man, according to some Onlies 🤣🤣🤣

    EditReplypp

  • Beedyq

    Lola knew your love to the very end.

    Lola sent Pepper to y’all.

  • Beedyq

    WTH!!!

    Seriously you can’t be serious 🤨 😐 😑 😶 🙄

  • Felinelilly

    King William and Prince Timmy? Love it. LOL
    WB&TJ and her priceless nicknames again, love it.

  • Observer2

    LOL! His fans did the same with the pics of Brad and him at The Beautiful Boy screening that Brad co-hosted with Jeff Bezos, IIRC.

    yasmin‏ @chalametstone 3 Dec 2018

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    HOLY COW TIMOTHÉE AND BRAD EXCUSE ME IM SHOOK

    ROTFLMAO!

  • Patty Smyth

    Thassy, you have just been bringing it for us…thanks!! 😘

  • Beedyq

    Hiya!

  • Observer2

    That is what I truly believe too, Bee.

  • Observer2

    ITA to everything you said.

    They all looked so upset that he was there too, didn’t they? Esp. Barry. Not.

  • Patty Smyth

    Hiya back, Bee!! Can’t wait for NOLA to play…they better win! I have to go run some errands in an hour and buy some snacks for the game, but I’m so excited for NOLA to win today and hopefully make it to the Super Bowl 🙏🙏

  • Jaye

    Just what I was thinking. BP isn’t just any yahoo off the street who decided to ride in to Rescue a film with a mostly black cast.

    Even, so, until Black actors, directors, producers etc. get a bigger foot print in the industry, they need as much help as they can get.

  • Seriously

    Thanks for reminding me that Brad and Angelina posts bring out the extremely sensitive crazies. My point is that these films get so much more attention if a famous white person is involved somehow. It’s a sad statement about Hollywood. I wasn’t shading Brad, so calm down.

  • Tickleme-pink

    And they talk about us. Really I would never do that on an IG account. What’s wrong with them.

  • Tickleme-pink

    If they go all the way.. wonder if Brad will go to the SB again. It would be amazing

  • Jaye

    Brad has never been that standoffish celebrity. He always been engaging and respectful of others. They like the guy because he’s genuinely nice and puts them at ease.