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Peep the Red Carpet Action from the FX Premiere of ‘ATLANTA’

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(l-r) Eric Schrier (President, Original Programming, FX Networks), Brian Tyree Henry (Cast), Zazie Beetz (Cast), Lakeith Stanfield (Cast), Donald Glover (Executive Producer, Cast), Hiro Murai (Director), Paul Simms (Executive Producer), Dianne McGunigle (Executive Producer) and Nick Grad (President, Original Programming, FX Networks) attend the red carpet premiere of “ATLANTA” at the Georgia Aquarium on August 25, 2016.

Last week, FX hosted the official premiere event for their new original comedy series “ATLANTA.” The swanky affair was held at the Georgia Aquarium, where hundreds turned out to preview the highly-anticipated show. “ATLANTA” cast members Donald Glover (also the show’s creator, executive producer, writer, director and executive music producer), Brian Tyree Henry, Lakeith Stanfield and Zazie Beetz were in attendance along with executive producers Paul Simms and Dianne McGunigle and director Hiro Murai.

Additional attendees included “ATLANTA” cast members Freddie Kuguru, Candace B. Harris and Chris Greene; Jermaine Dupri, John Singleton, Kawan Prather, Chaka Zulu, Karlie Redd(“Love & Hip-Hop: Atlanta”), Amber Nash (“Archer”), Pastor Troy, Scotty ATL, Adreian Payne (Minnesota Timberwolves), Steve Glover, Egypt Sherrod, DJ Fadelf, DJ Irie, Sean Mac, Freestyle Steve, DJ Dimepiece, DJ Supastar, DJ Skillz, DJ Big Greg and many more.

The evening began with a cocktail reception followed by a screening and a lavish after-party featuring music by producer Metro Boomin and DJ London Thomas. Earlier in the week, the cast attended a private screening of “ATLANTA” in New York which was followed by an intimate Q&A session. Special guests included Elle Varner, Chef Roble, Consequence, Cipha Sounds and many more.

Filmed on location in Atlanta, “ATLANTA” chronicles the lives of two cousins who must work through the Atlanta music scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families. “ATLANTA” premieres September 6 at 10/9c on FX.

Check out a few scenes from the carpet!

Cast members Brian Tyree Henry, Zazie Beetz, Donald Glover, and Lakeith Stanfield arrive on the carpet

Jermaine Dupri (left) and Kawan “KP” Prather (right)
Karlie Redd (left) and DJ Fadelf with Egypt Sherrod (right)

Scotty ATL (left) and Adreian Payne (right)
Guests quickly filled the theater once doors opened
John Solberg (EVP of Commmunications at FX) welcomed the guests
Donald Glover and Metro Boomin

Guests unwound at the after-party
Who doesn’t love an open bar?
Pastor Troy was spotted during the after party
Headkrack joined in on the fun
Cast members pause for another quick pic


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