Keri Hilson, Gabrielle Union, Mo'Nique

Atlanta’s glitterati turned out for the private screening of Will Packers‘ holiday movie Almost Christmas held at Atlantic Station on Wednesday.

Pictured above are singer/songwriter Keri Hilson, left, with Gabrielle Union and Mo’Nique.

The movie is about a dysfunctional family that gathers together for their first Thanksgiving since their mother died. Almost Christmas stars Gabrielle Union, Mo’Nique, Omar Epps, Danny Glover, Nicole Ari Parker, Kimberly Elise, Jessie T. Usher, and comedian D. C. Young Fly.

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Nate Parker

Besieged filmmaker Nate Parker will not attend a press conference at the Toronto Film Festival.

Parker, who wrote, directed and produced the slavery movie Birth of a Nation, has come under fire for using a 17-year-old rape case to portray himself as a victim — a black man accused of rape in America.

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Phaedra Parks and Ayden Nida

Phaedra Parks (Real Housewives of Atlanta) hosted a private advanced screening of the highly anticipated new sequel Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows for her son Ayden Nida‘s 6th birthday on Thursday at AMC Phipps Plaza in Atlanta.

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TI - Jason Mitchell - Kelly Price - Method Man

Last night, Atlanta’s own “King of the South”, rap mogul Tip “T.I.” Harris hosted the special VIP screening of the new film KEANU at the Regal Cinemas in Atlanta.

Hundreds packed the Regal Cinemas for a chance to preview the highly-anticipated comedy film. The film’s stars, Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key, Method Man and Jason Mitchell were on hand to thank the crowd for their support.

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Bruce Jenner and Mya Taylor

Bruce Jenner is lobbying for a female impersonator to win a Best Supporting Actress Oscar.

On Jan. 4, the 66-year-old former Olympian, who now goes by the name Caitlyn Jenner, will host a private invitation-only screening for the straight-to-DVD movie Tangerine for Academy Award members.

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Ludacris and Eudoxie

Rap mogul Christopher “Ludacris” Bridges and his wife, Eudoxie “Fab” Bridges, attended the Atlanta screening for Will Smith‘s new movie Concussion at CinéBistro at Town Brookhaven’s fine dining theater.

The Power couple recently returned from an exotic vacation in the Maldives.
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Jermaine Dupri and daughters

Music mogul Jermaine Dupri brought his daughters, Shaniah and Jalynn to the Atlanta screening of the upcoming family comedy Daddy’s Home at Regal Atlantic Station Theaters. Outfitted in “ugly Christmas sweaters,” JD and his lovely girls welcomed the invited guests, including Jagged Edge singer Wingo, singer RL (Next), gospel singer Micah Stampley, DJ Fadelf, Beautii J (“Cutting It: In the ATL”), Melissa Knowles (HLN), Jonica “Blu” Booth (“Bad Girls Club”), Bo Talley, Shay Johnson (“Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta”) and more.

DADDY’S HOME opens Christmas Day. Watch the trailer at www.daddyshomemovie.com.

Photos: James Pray

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