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Aja Naomi King Joins Nate Parker for Met Gala 2016

Aja Naomi King glows in a warm yellow gown as she arrives on the red carpet at the 2016 Met Gala held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday (May 2) in New York City.

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The 31-year-old actress was joined by her Birth of a Nation co-star Nate Parker at the fashion event.

FYI: Aja is wearing a Prabal Gurung gown, Le Vian diamond earrings and dark gold specchio sultry Stuart Weitzman sandals. Nate is wearing a Calvin Klein Collection charcoal notch lapel wool silk tuxedo, white dress shirt and black satin tie.

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Nate Parker's 'The Birth of a Nation' Teaser Trailer Has Arrived!

The trailer for the highly anticipated movie The Birth of a Nation has arrived!

Nate Parker stars in the film and he also wrote and directed it. Aja Naomi King, Armie Hammer, Gabrielle Union, Jackie Earle Haley, and Penelope Ann Miller also star in the movie, in theaters on October 7.

Set against the antebellum South, The Birth of a Nation follows Nat Turner (Parker), a literate slave and preacher, whose financially strained owner, Samuel Turner (Hammer), accepts an offer to use Nat’s preaching to subdue unruly slaves. As he witnesses countless atrocities – against himself and his fellow slaves – Nat orchestrates an uprising in the hopes of leading his people to freedom.


THE BIRTH OF A NATION: Official HD Teaser Trailer

Nate Parker Gets Honored for Directing at CinemaCon 2016!

Nate Parker and Aja Naomi King walk the red carpet at the 2016 CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards held at Caesars Palace on Thursday (April 14) in Las Vegas.

The 36-year-old filmmaker received the Breakthrough Director of the Year Award for his work on the upcoming movie The Birth of a Nation, which he stars in with Aja.

Earlier in the day, the co-stars attended the Fox panel alongside Independence Day: Resurgence cast members Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox, Maika Monroe, and Jessie Usher.

FYI: Nate is wearing Ermenegildo Zegna. Maika is wearing a Preen top and skirt. Aja is wearing Kurt Geiger shoes.

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Marisa Tomei & Nate Parker Take the Stage to Present at Spirit Awards 2016

Marisa Tomei arrives at the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday afternoon (February 27) in Santa Monica, Calif.

The 51-year-old actress was joined at the event by Nate Parker, Stana Katic, Ken Jeong and Keegan-Michael Key.

Marisa presented the award for Best Editing to Spotlight, and Nate joined Emilia Clarke to present the award for Best First Feature to Diary of a Teenage Girl.

Ken and Keegan-Michael took the stage to present the Best Cinematography award to Carol.

FYI: Marisa is wearing Jimmy Choo shoes, Doron Paloma earrings and a Giuseppe Zanotti clutch. Stana is wearing an Alberta Ferretti gown and Giuseppe Zanotti shoes.

30+ pictures inside of Marisa Tomei and Nate Parker presenting awards at the 2016 Film Independent Spirit Awards
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Oscars Host Chris Rock Joins Stars at Essence's Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon

Chris Rock suits up while walking the carpet at the 2016 Essence Black Women in Hollywood Awards Luncheon on Thursday afternoon (February 25) at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The 51-year-old comedian will be hosting the Oscars this weekend and he was joined at the event by such stars as Thandie Newton and Kelly Rowland.

Also stepping out were Oprah Winfrey, Nick Cannon, Tracee Ellis Ross and her younger brother Evan Ross, Meagan Good, Anika Noni Rose, Holly Robinson Peete, Estelle, Leon Bridges, Nate Parker, Orange is the New Black‘s Lorraine Toussaint and Vicky Jeudy, Tika Sumpter, Shonda Rhimes, Garcelle Beauvais, and more!

FYI: Meagan is wearing a Sarah Seven dress. Estelle is wearing an Herve Leger by Max Azria dress, Cesare Paciotti pumps, and an Emm Kuo clutch. Nate is wearing Burberry. Lorraine is wearing St. John. Chris is wearing Dolce&Gabbana.

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Leonardo DiCaprio Honors Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu at DGA Awards 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio takes the stage to present an award at the 2016 Director’s Guild of America Awards on Saturday (February 6) at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza in Los Angeles.

The 41-year-old star was joined by Matt Damon, Bryan Crantson, Joel Edgerton and Nate Parker at the event.

Leonardo honored The Revenant director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu with a medallion for his direction on the film. Alejandro went on to win Best Director.

Matt attended to honor The Martian director Ridley Scott.

Joel was nominated for First Time Feature Film Director for his work on The Gift.

15+ pictures inside of Leonardo DiCaprio attending the 2016 DGA Awards

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John Legend Gets Support from Pregnant Chrissy Teigen at NAACP Image Awards 2016!

John Legend and his wife Chrissy Teigen sit together at the 2016 NAACP Image Awards held at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium on Friday (February 5) in Pasadena, Calif.

The 37-year-old singer was presented with the President’s Award during the event!

Other attendees included Concussion‘s Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Black Panther‘s Chadwick Boseman, The Birth of a Nation‘s Nate Parker, Chi-Raq‘s Teyonah Parris, and Power‘s Naturi Naughton.

Sanaa Lathan won the award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture for her performance in The Perfect Guy.

FYI: Chrissy is wearing a Haney dress, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, Bavna earrings, and Pasqaule Bruni rings. Gugu is wearing a Narciso Rodriguez gown, Brian Atwood shoes, and Irene Neuwirth jewelry. Teyonah is wearing a Romona Keveza gown, an Emm Kuo clutch, a Parade ring, and Baccarat earrings. Naturi is wearing a Galia Lahav gown.

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