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Gabrielle Union & Aja Naomi King Are White HOT At ‘Birth Of A Nation’ L.A. Premiere + Nate Parker, Nas & More Hit The Carpet


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Gabrielle Union and Aja Naomi King stun in all white at the Birth of a Nation L.A. premiere. Get into their looks, plus peep pics of Nate Parker, Nas and more hitting the carpet when you go inside….

The Birth of a Nation L.A. premiere went down at the ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome in Hollywood last night, bringing out the film’s biggest stars.

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Gabrielle Union, who stars as a slave named Esther who is sexually assaulted in the film, rolled up to the red carpet turning heads in all white. The 43-year-old actress, who celebrates a birthday next month, stunned in a ruffled Rodarte gown from the Fall 2016 collection and black sandals looking amazing as ever.

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Her perfect up 'do topped off her gorgeous look.  Tricky look, but she pulled it off.

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Her Birth of a Nation co-star Chike Okonkwo hopped on the white trend rocking a white trimmed in black blazer and black slacks.

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A feathered look can be tricky to pull off, but Birth of a Nation star Aja Naomi King totally pulls it off. The YBF chick worked this white Huishan Zhang accented with a black belt and black clutch.

By the way, you can catch Aja on the small screen when “How To Get Away With Murder” season 3 premieres tonight at 10/9c on ABC.

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Writer, producer, director and star Nate Parker was front-and-center on the red carpet to debut his slave revolt film about Nat Turner. There weren’t any protestors outside of the venue this time. With the resurfacing of Nate’s 17-year-old rape case, that he was eventually acquitted of, Nate's name has been all over the headlines. But, he's still making press rounds to promote his powerful film.

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Aww! Cutie Tony Espinosa, who stars in the film as a young Nat Turner, embraced Nate on the carpet.

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Star Colman Domingo got dapper in a green printed suit for the film's big night.


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Cutie Chadwick Boseman, who’s gearing up to star Marvel’s Black Panther, came out to peep the film. Black Panther isn’t expected to hit theaters until 2018 but we’re anxiously waiting for its release.  For a few reasons...

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“Grey’s Anatomy” star and activist Jesse Williams took time out of his busy schedule to attend the film’s premiere. Outside of filming for “Grey’s Anatomy,” he’s also working on three new projects including Jacob's Ladder, Band Aid and video game "Detroit: Become Human."  Put in that work then Jesse!

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Rapper Nas, who celebrated his 43rd birthday last week, was looking sexy as he made his way down the carpet.  This guy doesn't age...

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YAS! “Hollywood Today Live” co-host Garcelle Beauvais pulled off this sleek look in a strapless royal blue jumpsuit.  Ugh, such a fab chick.

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Well looky here.  Former NBA coach Derek Fisher and former reality star Gloria Govan are still going strong it seems.  They were all smiles on the carpet. 

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Actress Annie Ilonzeh, who’s currently filming the Tupac biopic All Eyez On Me, sparkled in a black and silver frock that she paired with black caged sandals.

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Hollywood veteran Alfre Woodard took a break from filming the upcoming Netflix series "Luke Cage" to attend the premiere. Looking good!

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“The Carmichael Show” star Loretta Devine (yes, it's her) brought her husband Glenn Marshall were all smiles as they made their way down the carpet.

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Former NFL star Kerry Rhodes was also on the scene.

Mark your calendars! Birth of a Nation hits theaters October 7th.


Photos: Getty/Splash/INF/WENN

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