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Awards Season Favorite 'If Beale Street Could Talk' Debuts Final Trailer & Poster

If Beale Street Could Talk is Moonlight filmmaker Barry Jenkins‘ new movie and it is getting a ton of buzz this awards season!

The final poster and trailer for the new drama, an adaptation of James Baldwin‘s acclaimed novel, have been released online.

Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple’s unbreakable bond and the African-American family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers (screen newcomer KiKi Layne). A daughter and wife-to-be, Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancĂ© Alonzo Hunt, who goes by the nickname Fonny (Stephan James). Friends since childhood, the devoted couple dream of a future together but their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit.

Also starring in the movie are Regina King, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael Beach, Ed Skrein, Diego Luna, Dave Franco, and Pedro Pascal.

If Beale Street Could Talk hits theaters on December 14.

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Regina King, Barry Jenkins & More Join 'If Beale Street Could Talk' Cast at NYC Premiere!

Regina King strikes a pose on the red carpet while attending the world premiere of If Beale Street Could Talk held during the 2018 New York Film Festival at The Apollo Theater on Tuesday (October 09) in New York City.

The 47-year-old Emmy-winning actress was joined at the event by the film’s director Barry Jenkins, as well as her co-stars KiKi Layne, Stephan James, Brian Tyree Henry, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Aunjanue Ellis, Emily Rios, Diego Luna, Finn Wittrock, Ed Skrein, Ebony Obsidian, Dominique Thorne and Marcia Jean Kurtz.

Also in attendance to show their support was Lakeith Stanfield, Samira Wiley, Naturi Naughton, Josh Radnor, Alia Shawkat and Megan Boone.

This is Barry‘s first film since the Oscar-winning Moonlight – Watch the trailer here!

FYI: Regina is wearing a Michael Kors dress, Chopard jewelry and Nicholas Kirkwood shoes. Barry is wearing a Dior Men suit. Brian is wearing a Perry Ellis suit and Cole Haan shoes. Kiki is wearing a Valentino gown.

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'If Beale Street Could Talk' Premieres Official Trailer - Watch Now!

The trailer for Barry JenkinsIf Beale Street Could Talk has arrived, and you can watch it right here!

The trailer for the upcoming feature, Barry‘s first film since the Oscar-winning Moonlight, was released on Thursday (September 20).

Set in early-1970s Harlem, If Beale Street Could Talk is a timeless and moving love story of both a couple’s unbreakable bond and the African-American family’s empowering embrace, as told through the eyes of 19-year-old Tish Rivers (KiKi Layne). A daughter and wife-to-be, Tish vividly recalls the passion, respect and trust that have connected her and her artist fiancĂ© Alonzo Hunt, who goes by the nickname Fonny (Stephan James). Friends since childhood, the devoted couple dream of a future together but their plans are derailed when Fonny is arrested for a crime he did not commit.

The film also co-stars Regina King, Colman Domingo, Teyonah Parris, Brian Tyree Henry, Michael Beach, Ed Skrein, Diego Luna, Dave Franco and Pedro Pascal.

The movie hits select theaters on November 30. Watch the trailer below!

Regina King & Brian Tyree Henry Attend 'If Beale Street Could Talk' Premiere at Toronto Film Festival 2018!

Regina King and Brian Tyree Henry hit the red carpet at the world premiere of If Beale Street Could Talk on Sunday (September 9) at 2018 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Regina King

The stars were joined by Kiki Layne, Stephan James, Teyonah Parris and Colman Domingo at the premiere along with director Barry Jenkins.

TIFF Rising Stars of 2018 Lamar Johnson, Eleanor Worthington-Cox, Michaela Kurimsky, Ahmed Malek, Jess Salguerio and Devery Jacobs also attended the premiere.

The film, based on the novel of the same name by James Baldwin, follows an African-American woman sets out to clear the name of her wrongly-convicted husband and prove his innocence.

FYI: Brian is wearing Tallia and Theory. Teyonah is wearing Kenzo. Regina is wearing Alexis Bittar jewelry.

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Allison Janney, Corey Hawkins & John Benjamin Hickey Get Star-Studded Support At 'Six Degrees of Separation' Opening!

Corey Hawkins, Allison Janney and John Benjamin Hickey got a whole bunch of support at the opening night of their play, Six Degrees of Separation!

Oh, Hello co-stars Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, former Friends co-stars David Schwimmer and Matthew Perry, Andy Cohen, Teyonah Parris, Victor Garber and Samuel L. Jackson all stepped out to show their support for the Broadway revival held at the Barrymore Theatre on Tuesday evening (April 25) in New York City.

Inspired by a true story, the play, according to press the press release, “follows the trail of a young con man, Paul (Hawkins), who insinuates himself into the lives of a wealthy New York couple, Ouisa and Flan Kittredge (Janney and Hickey), saying he knows their son at college. Claiming he’s the son of actor Sidney Poitier, Paul tells them he has just been mugged and all his money is gone. Captivated by Paul’s intelligence (and the possibility of appearing in his father’s new movie), the Kittredges invite him to stay overnight. After finding him in bed with a hustler (Cusati-Moyer), their picture of Paul changes, and Ouisa and Flan turn detective trying to piece together the connections that gave him access to their lives. Meanwhile, Paul’s cons unexpectedly lead him into darker territory as his lies begin to catch up with him.”

Get your tickets here!

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