'The Best Man Holiday' Premiere In NYC With Cast Members Sanaa Lathan, Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut, Nia Long And More!




‘The Best Man Holiday’ Premiere In NYC With Cast Members Sanaa Lathan, Taye Diggs, Morris Chestnut, Nia Long And More!

November 12th, 2013

NYC Special Screening of "The Best Man Holiday" sponsored by Martini, Samsung, Verizon & NightLife

Sanaa Lathan, R.Kelly, Nia Long and Melissa De Sousa

The Best Man Holiday cast including Taye DiggsNia LongMorris ChestnutTerrence Howard, Harold Perrineau, Sanaa Lathan, Melissa De Sousa and director Malcolm D. Lee, gathered at the Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas in high spirits to support one another for the film’s New York premiere.  At the beginning of the screening, the cast all cheered each other on as the opening credits were rolling. The moment Morris Chesnut took his shirt off in the film the cast members and audience a like squealed with excitement.

NYC Special Screening of "The Best Man Holiday" sponsored by Martini - After Party Held at STUDIO XXI

NYC Special Screening of "The Best Man Holiday" sponsored by Martini, Samsung, Verizon & NightLife

Actor Morris Chestnut with his fine self!

R&B legend R Kelly’s unexpected arrival caused quite a ruckus on the carpet, as the female cast members all stopped what they were doing and ran to greet him and pose for pictures. Taye Diggs did not follow suit, leaving the photo shoot to the ladies. Michael Strahan also made an appearance and said, “I loved the first movie and I’m very excited about the sequel.”  Last but certainly not least, Morris Chestnut arrived just in the nick of time to greet fans and sign a magnum bottle of MARTINI Asti,bedazzled in crystals with the movie title.

NYC Special Screening of "The Best Man Holiday" sponsored by Martini, Samsung, Verizon & NightLife

Hey it’s football great Michael-Strahan

NYC Special Screening of "The Best Man Holiday" sponsored by Martini, Samsung, Verizon & NightLife

Director  Malcolm D. Lee

When asked what he admires about Malcom D. Lee as a film maker, jokester Terrance Howard said with a smirk, “I admire that he’s hired me twice, other than that he sucks! Cause he did like 15 movies, but he hired me twice.” Nia Long commented that it was great to reunite with the cast almost 15 years later. She said “I think it’s wonderful. I’m hoping the sequel lives up to the first one.”

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Nia long is always on point on the carpet!                                                                                          

In the film, the cast sipped on MARTINI sparkling wine, which they also enjoyed at the after party held at Studio XXI in Chelsea. Party goers, including actor Kevin Chapman, Sportscaster Pam Oliver, who made an appearance in the movie and DC restaurateur Lance London, enjoyed mini size bottles of MARTINI RoséAsti and Prosecco as they celebrated the film and congratulated the cast.

Sidenote: I’m hosting a private screening tonight, I can’t wait! Also I will get to meet Nia Long next week at a Ford event in Los Angeles can’t wait! I love her style! xoxo

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The handsome Taye Diggs

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Isn’t she lovely, werk Sanaa Lathan!

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