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Cynthia Erivo Reacts to Oscar Buzz at 'Harriet' Premiere: 'Dream Come True'

Cynthia Erivo wows on the red carpet at the premiere of her movie Harriet on Tuesday (October 29) at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles.

The 32-year-old actress was joined by her co-stars Janelle Monae, Joe Alwyn, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Mitchell Hoog, and director Kasi Lemmons.

Also in attendance were Terry Crews with wife Rebecca, Kendrick Sampson, This Is UsJon Huertas, UnREAL‘s Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman, comedian Loni Love, Colman Domingo, and Broadway stars Stephanie Hsu, Carly Hughes, and Jeremy Pope.

On the red carpet, Cynthia was asked by Variety about the Oscar buzz surrounding her performance.

“When you say it like that… I think I was compartmentalizing it, like little bits at a time, but when you say it all at once, it sounds really crazy and amazing. It’s just a wonderful time. It means a lot. And to be around this, doing this now with all of the things that are happening, it’s a dream come true,” she said.

FYI: Cynthia is wearing a Marc Jacobs dress. Janelle is wearing a Honayda dress and Goshwara earrings. Joe is wearing Ermenegildo Zegna XXX. Vanessa is wearing a Steven Khalil dress.

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Cynthia Erivo Goes Green for 'Harriet' D.C. Premiere!

Cynthia Erivo shows off her green hair on the red carpet at the Harriet D.C. premiere on Tuesday (October 22) in Washington, D.C.

The 32-year-old actress was joined by co-stars Leslie Odom Jr, Jennifer Nettles, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Zackary Momoh, and Nick Basta. The event took place at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History.

Also in attendance were director Kasi Lemmons, executive producer Nnmadi Asomugha, and Leslie‘s wife Nicolette Robinson.

Harriet will hit theaters on November 1!

FYI: Cynthia is wearing a Rosie Assoulin dress and Brian Atwood shoes. Leslie is wearing Ermenegildo Zegna XXX. Jennifer is wearing a Jenny Packham dress.

30+ pictures inside of Cynthia Erivo and others at the premiere…

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Cynthia Erivo & Joe Alwyn Celebrate 'Harriet' at TIFF World Premiere Party!

Cynthia Erivo strikes a fierce pose as she strikes a pose on the red carpet at her Harriet world premiere party hosted by CÎROC Vodka during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival at Mister C at Bisha Hotel on Tuesday (September 10) in Toronto, Canada.

The 32-year-old Emmy, Grammy, and Tony-winning actress was joined at the event by her co-stars Joe Alwyn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jennifer Nettles, Nick Basta, Henry Hunter Hall, Omar Dorsey, Vondie Curtis-Hall, as well as producer Debra Martin Chase.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Cynthia Erivo

Also in attendance was Jojo Rabbit director Taika Waititi who stepped out to support the cast as they enjoyed specialty themed CÎROC Vodka cocktails, Harriet and Freedom Fighter.

At the big red carpet premiere, Cynthia Erivo rocked a gorgeous Christian Siriano dress.

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Cynthia Erivo Wows at 'Harriet' TIFF Premiere with Joe Alwyn, Leslie Odom Jr., & More!

Cynthia Erivo makes an incredible entrance on the red carpet at the Harriet premiere during the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival on Tuesday (September 10) in Toronto, Canada.

The 32-year-old Emmy, Grammy, and Tony-winning actress was joined at the event by her co-stars Joe Alwyn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jennifer Nettles, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Omar Dorsey, Nick Basta, Mitchell Hoog, and Zackary Momoh. Also there was executive producer Nnamdi Asomugha.

The day before, Cynthia and some of her castmates also stepped out for an interview at the Variety Studio at the AT&T On Location lounge. See those photos in the gallery!

Harriet is already getting a lot of Oscar buzz and it will hit theaters on November 1.

FYI: Cynthia is wearing a Christian Siriano dress at the premiere. She’s wearing a Victoria Hayes suit at the lounge. Joe is wearing Dior Men at the lounge.

50+ pictures inside of Cynthia Erivo and the Harriet cast at TIFF… More Here! »

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'For The People' Producer Explains Britt Robertson Casting Decision

Britt Robertson‘s casting in upcoming series For the People has been met with some controversy, but now producer Paul William Davies is explaining the decision.

The 27-year-old actress stepped out at the show’s panel at the 2018 Winter TCA Tour on Monday (January 8) at The Langham Huntington in Pasadena, Calif.

She was joined by her cast mates Ben Rappaport, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Rege-Jean Page, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Anna Deavere Smith, Wesam Keesh, Susannah Flood, Hope Davis, Ben Shenkman and executive producer Shonda Rhimes.

During the panel, Paul explained race was not a factor in recasting former lead Britne Oldford and giving the part to Britt.

“It really wasn’t [a factor], because it wasn’t like we moved from Britne to Britt. We moved through a tracking period, looking at other actresses. And part of it was just redefining the role of Sandra. She plays a little bit differently than she did in the original version,” Paul explained.

He added, “There was discussion with the network about the creative direction of the show. And so in the context of that, I ended up rewriting things. We also decided, just in the nature of the chemistry, that we would recast.”

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