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Events of the Week: ‘The Little Mermaid,’ ‘Platonic’ and More

Here’s a look at this week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings in Los Angeles and New York, including red carpets for The Little Mermaid, Platonic, The Mother and Book Club: The Next Chapter.

The Little Mermaid premiere

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Halle Bailey, Jonah Hauer-King, Daveed Diggs, Awkwafina, Jacob Tremblay, Javier Bardem, Melissa McCarthy, Noma Dumezweni and Art Malik joined director Rob Marshall at the world premiere of The Little Mermaid in Hollywood on Monday.

Jessica Alexander, Javier Bardem, Sienna King, Daveed Diggs, Marc E. Platt, Jonah Hauer-King, Alan Menken, Halle Bailey, Rob Marshall, Melissa McCarthy, John DeLuca, Jacob Tremblay, Awkwafina, Art Malik, Simone Ashley and Lorena Andrea attend the World Premiere of Disney's live-action feature The Little Mermaid at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California on May 08, 2023.
Jessica Alexander, Javier Bardem, Sienna King, Daveed Diggs, Marc E. Platt, Jonah Hauer-King, Alan Menken, Halle Bailey, Rob Marshall, Melissa McCarthy, John DeLuca, Jacob Tremblay, Awkwafina, Art Malik, Simone Ashley and Lorena Andrea
Halle Bailey attends the world premiere of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" on May 08, 2023 in Hollywood, California.
Halle Bailey
John DeLuca, Rob Marshall, Bob Iger, CEO, The Walt Disney Company, Halle Bailey and Alan Bergman, Co-Chairman, Disney Entertainment, attend the World Premiere of Disney's live-action feature The Little Mermaid at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California on May 08, 2023.
John DeLuca, Rob Marshall, Bob Iger, Halle Bailey and Disney Entertainment co-chairman Alan Bergman

Book Club: The Next Chapter premiere

Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen and Don Johnson reunited at the premiere of the Book Club sequel on Monday in NYC.

Mary Steenburgen, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Diane Keaton, Erin Simms and Bill Holderman attend the premiere of Book Club The Next Chapter at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on May 08, 2023 in New York City.
Mary Steenburgen, Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Diane Keaton, Erin Simms and Bill Holderman
Jane Fonda attends the premiere of Book Club The Next Chapter at AMC Lincoln Square Theater on May 08, 2023 in New York City.
Jane Fonda

Fleishman Is in Trouble FYC

Claire Danes, Lizzy Caplan and Adam Brody attended an FYC event for their FX series on Tuesday in Los Angeles.

Lizzy Caplan and Claire Danes attend FX's "Fleishman Is In Trouble" FYC event at DGA Theater Complex on May 09, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Lizzy Caplan and Claire Danes
Adam Brody attends FX's Fleishman Is In Trouble FYC event at DGA Theater Complex on May 09, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Adam Brody

About My Father premiere

Sebastian Maniscalco debuted semi-biographical film About My Father on Tuesday in NYC with co-stars Robert De Niro, Kim Cattrall, David Rasche, Brett Dier, Anders Holm and Leslie Bibb.

Laura Terruso, Anders Holm, Leslie Bibb, Sebastian Maniscalco, Salvo Maniscalco, Robert De Niro, Kim Cattrall, David Rasche and Brett Dier attend the About My Father premiere at SVA Theater on May 09, 2023 in New York City.
Laura Terruso, Anders Holm, Leslie Bibb, Sebastian Maniscalco, Salvo Maniscalco, Robert De Niro, Kim Cattrall, David Rasche and Brett Dier
Sebastian Maniscalco, Salvo Maniscalco and Robert De Niro attend the "About My Father" premiere at SVA Theater on May 09, 2023 in New York City.
Sebastian Maniscalco, Salvo Maniscalco and Robert De Niro

Fool’s Paradise premiere

Charlie Day premiered his directorial debut Fool’s Paradise in L.A. on Tuesday alongside co-stars Ken Jeong and Kate Beckinsale.

Charlie Day, Kate Beckinsale, and Ken Jeong attend the Los Angeles red carpet premiere of Roadside Attractions and Lionsgate's Fool's Paradise, a Charlie Day film at TCL Multiplex on May 09, 2023 in Hollywood, California.
Charlie Day, Kate Beckinsale and Ken Jeong

Platonic premiere

Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne reunited at the premiere of their new Apple TV+ series Platonic, with co-stars Luke Macfarlane, Carla Gallo and showrunner Francesca Delbanco.

(L-R) Carla Gallo, Luke Macfarlane, Rose Byrne, Seth Rogen, Andrew Lopez, and Tre Hale attend the Los Angeles premiere of Apple TV+ Original Series "Platonic" at Regal LA Live on May 10, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Carla Gallo, Luke Macfarlane, Rose Byrne, Seth Rogen, Andrew Lopez and Tre Hale
(L-R) Francesca Delbanco, Rose Byrne, and Seth Rogen attend the Los Angeles premiere of Apple TV+ Original Series "Platonic" at Regal LA Live on May 10, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Francesca Delbanco, Rose Byrne, and Seth Rogen

The Mother premiere

Jennifer Lopez walked the carpet for her new Netflix action drama The Mother, with support from Ben Affleck. Lucy Paez, Omari Hardwick, Paul Raci, Jesse Garcia, Yvonne Senat Jones and director Niki Caro were also in attendance.

(2nd from L-R) Mark Evans, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Lucy Paez, Jennifer Lopez, Niki Caro, Omari Hardwick, Yvonne Senat Jones, Paul Raci, and Courtney Baxter attends the Los Angeles premiere of Netflix's "The Mother" at Westwood Regency Village Theater on May 10, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Mark Evans, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Lucy Paez, Jennifer Lopez, Niki Caro, Omari Hardwick, Yvonne Senat Jones, Paul Raci and Courtney Baxter
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez attend The Mother Los Angeles Premiere Event at Westwood Village on May 10, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez

White Men Can’t Jump premiere

Sinqua Walls, Jack Harlow, Teyana Taylor, Laura Harrier and director Calmatic walked the red carpet on Thursday in support of the White Men Can’t Jump remake.

(L-R) Calmatic, Laura Harrier, Jack Harlow, Teyana Taylor, Sinqua Walls and Myles Bullock attend the premiere of "White Men Can't Jump" at El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, California on May 11, 2023.
Calmatic, Laura Harrier, Jack Harlow, Teyana Taylor, Sinqua Walls and Myles Bullock

Taste the Nation screening

Padma Lakshmi attended a special screening for season two her Hulu series on May 5 in NYC, with guests including Chris Rock, Bowen Yang, Questlove, Susan Sarandon and Eric André.

Padma Lakshmi and daughter Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell attend a special screening of Taste The Nation Season Two, hosted by Glossier, Cherry Bombe, and The Cinema Society, at Crosby Street Hotel on May 05, 2023 in New York City.
Padma Lakshmi and daughter Krishna Thea Lakshmi-Dell

The Asian American Foundation AAPI Heritage Month Summit and Awards Dinner

The Asian American Foundation (TAAF) hosted its AAPI Heritage Month Summit and inaugural Heritage Heroes Award Dinner in New York across May 5 and 6, raising $2.7 million for the AAPI community. Michelle Yeoh, Vera Wang, Daniel Dae Kim and Simu Liu were among the participants.

Melvin Mar, Vera Wang and Michelle Yeoh attend the TAAF Heritage Heroes Awards Dinner at The Glasshouse on May 05, 2023 in New York City.
Melvin Mar, Vera Wang and Michelle Yeoh
(L-R) Simu Liu and Juju Chang attend the TAAF Heritage Month Summit at The Glasshouse on May 05, 2023 in New York City.
Simu Liu and Juju Chang

City Year Los Angeles’ Spring Break: Destination Education benefit

City Year Los Angeles hosted its 12th annual Spring Break: Destination Education benefit on Saturday, which raised over $2.2 million to support students across L.A. The benefit honored City Year L.A. board member Octavia Spencer and Kevin Demoff, COO of the Los Angeles Rams and City Year L.A. board member. Joel McHale emceed the event, which featured a special musical performance by Chlöe Bailey.

Viola Davis, Yvette Nicole Brown, Tiffany Haddish, Octavia Spencer, Chloe Bailey, and guest attend City Year LA's Spring Break Destination Education at Sony Pictures Studios on May 06, 2023 in Culver City, California.
Viola Davis, Yvette Nicole Brown, Tiffany Haddish, Octavia Spencer, Chlöe Bailey

Gold House’s Gold Gala

Ke Huy Quan, Sandra Oh, Iman Vellani, Eva Longoria, Brie Larson, Daniel Dae Kim, Bela Bajaria, Stephanie Hsu, Awkwafina, Ashley Park Janet Yang and Ming-Na Wen were among the stars in attendance at Gold House’s Gold Gala on Saturday in celebration of the 2023 A100 List, which recognizes the 100 Asian Pacific leaders who have most significantly impacted American culture and society in the last year.

Awkwafina, Sandra Oh and Jessica Yu attend Gold House's 2nd annual Gold Gala at The Music Center on May 06, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Awkwafina, Sandra Oh and Jessica Yu
Justina Machado, Eva Longoria and guest attend the Gold House 2nd Annual Gold Gala at The Music Center on May 06, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Justina Machado, Eva Longoria and Gloria Calderón Kellett
Sherry Cola, Stephanie Hsu, and Ashley Park attend the Gold House 2nd Annual Gold Gala: Gold Bridge at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion on May 06, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Sherry Cola, Stephanie Hsu and Ashley Park

Otis College of Art and Design Jason Bolden honor

On Saturday, Otis College of Art and Design welcomed supporters to its second annual Otis Atelier, where fashion stylist and creative director Jason Bolden was honored for his work with the college and in his field. Actress Demi Singleton was present to celebrate her longtime stylist, along with Bolden’s husband, interior designer Adair Curtis. All proceeds from the event directly supported scholarships for first-generation students.

Otis College Of Art and Design Honors Stylist and Creative Director Jason Bolden, Raises First-Gen Scholarship Funds at Otis Atelier
Jason Bolden and Demi Singleton

Rock4EB!

The Epidermolysis Bullosa Medical Research Foundation — the only all volunteer, nonprofit funder of research for the rare skin disease — hosted its 6th annual Rock4EB! in Malibu on Saturday. Hosted by Judd Apatow, the starry event featured an electric performance by Brandi Carlile, a stand-up set by Kevin Nealon and auction hosted by Billy Harris. Bryan and Billie Lourd, Catherine O’ Hara, Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber, Courteney Cox, Dana Carvey, David Spade, Ed O’Neill, Elizabeth Perkins, Kaley Cuoco and Tom Pelphrey and Tiffany Haddish were among those making the rounds. Guests dined on tastings from Wally’s, Nobu, Factor’s Deli, D’Amores Pizza, Pink’s, CasaVega, Lucky’s, Broad Street Oyster Co., Shappy Pretzel Co., Craig’s, Great Taste Catering, Spartina, Jennifer Naylor and libations from Hall Napa Valley, Walt, Zen WTR, Crystal Head Vodka and Coffee Been & Tea Leaf.

Courteney Cox and Kaley Cuoco
Longtime EBMRF supporters Courteney Cox and Kaley Cuoco
Brandi Carlile
Brandi Carlile and her band play against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean in Malibu.
Jimmy Kimmel, Judd Apatow
Molly McNearney, Jimmy Kimmel and Judd Apatow
Bryan Lourd and Billie Lourd
Bryan and Billie Lourd
Andrea Pett-Joseph, Brandon Joseph and Paul Joseph
Andrea Pett-Joseph, Brandon Joseph and Paul Joseph
David Spade, Kevin Nealon, Dana Carvey
David Spade, Kevin Nealon and Dana Carvey

American Born Chinese premiere

Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan reunited at the NYC premiere of their new Disney+ series American Born Chinese on Sunday.

Chin Han, Yeo Yann Yann, Sydney Taylor, Ben Wang, Michelle Yeoh, Jimmy Liu, Ke Huy Quan and Daniel Wu attend the Disney+ Original Series American Born Chinese New York premiere at Radio City Music Hall on May 07, 2023 in New York City.
Chin Han, Yeo Yann Yann, Sydney Taylor, Ben Wang, Michelle Yeoh, Jimmy Liu, Ke Huy Quan and Daniel Wu
Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan attend the Disney+ Original Series "American Born Chinese" New York premiere at Radio City Music Hall on May 07, 2023 in New York City.
Michelle Yeoh and Ke Huy Quan

The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power FYC

Prime Video hosted a FYC event for The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power on Sunday in L.A. with stars Morfydd Clark, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Sophia Nomvete, Owain Arthur and Peter Mullan.

Sophia Nomvete, Morfydd Clark, J.A. Bayona, Ismael Cruz Cordova, Owain Arthur, and Peter Mullan attend the Los Angeles FYC Event for Prime Video's The Lord of the Rings The Rings of Power at Citizen News Hollywood on May 07, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Sophia Nomvete, Morfydd Clark, J.A. Bayona, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Owain Arthur and Peter Mullan

Lucille Lortel Awards

The Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were held on Sunday in NYC, with presenters including D’Arcy Carden, Crystal Lucas-Perry, Arian Moayed, Bonnie Milligan and Tamara Tunie.

Arian Moayed and D'Arcy Carden attend the 38th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards at NYU Skirball Center on May 07, 2023 in New York City.
Arian Moayed and D’Arcy Carden

Breast Cancer Research Foundation Hot Pink Party

Elizabeth Hurley returned to host the Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s annual Hot Pink Party on Tuesday in NYC, where Kinga Lampert and Margaret Flinter were honored.

Elizabeth Hurley speaks onstage during the Breast Cancer Research Foundation Hot Pink Party at The Glasshouse on May 09, 2023 in New York City.
Elizabeth Hurley

It Ain’t Over special screening

Billy Crystal came out to support Yogi Berra film It Ain’t Over at a screening in NYC on Wednesday, with several members of Berra’s family also in attendance.

Lindsay Berra and Billy Crystal attend a special screening of "It Ain't Over" hosted by Sony Pictures Classics & The Cinema Society at Hard Rock Hotel Times Square on May 10, 2023 in New York City.
Lindsay Berra and Billy Crystal

Knights of the Zodiac premiere

Sony Pictures hosted a premiere event for the live-action anime adaptation on Wednesday in Los Angeles.

(L-R) Nick Stahl, Tomasz Bagiński, Famke Janssen, Diego Tinoco, Mackenyu, Madison Iseman, Sean Bean and Mark Dacascos attend the Los Angeles premiere of Sony Pictures' "Knights of the Zodiac" at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on May 10, 2023 in Los Angeles, California.
Nick Stahl, Tomasz Bagiński, Famke Janssen, Diego Tinoco, Mackenyu, Madison Iseman, Sean Bean and Mark Dacascos

FIT’s Future of Fashion Celebration and Honors

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) presented the Future of Fashion Celebration and Honors on Wednesday in NYC, hosted by Ashley Graham and honoring Karlie Kloss and designer Victor Glemaud.

Karlie Kloss and Ashley Graham attend the 2023 Future Of Fashion celebration and honors at The Fashion Institute of Technology on May 10, 2023 in New York City.
Karlie Kloss and Ashley Graham

InStyle Dinner

The publication posted up at San Vicente Bungalows in West Hollywood for a VIP dinner to toast newly-installed editor-in-chief Sally Holmes and its “New & Next” issue on Wednesday. Presented by Sephora and Citizen, the bash hosted cover star Quinta Brunson, Tracee Ellis Ross, Alexandra Daddario, Alexandra Shipp, Dove Cameron, Elizabeth Debicki, Hamish Linklater, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Jenna Dewan,Kristin Davis, Lily Rabe, Madison Bailey, Storm Reid, DJ Michelle Pesce and Dotdash Meredith’s Leah Wyar, president, entertainment, beauty and style group.

Leah Wyar, Quinta Brunson, Bryon Javar and Sally Holmes at InStyle Celebrates New Editor in Chief Sally Holmes and The New & Next Issue at San Vicente Bungalows in Los Angeles
Leah Wyar, Quinta Brunson, Bryon Javar and Sally Holmes
Paris Jackson, Alexandra Shipp, Storm Reid and Jasmin Savoy Brown at InStyle Celebrates New Editor in Chief Sally Holmes and The New & Next Issue at San Vicente Bungalows in Los Angeles
Paris Jackson, Alexandra Shipp, Storm Reid and Jasmin Savoy Brown

Monica screening

Filmmaker Andrea Pallaoro and his stars Patricia Clarkson and Trace Lysette, who plays the titular character, attended the Cinema Society screening of Monica at the IFC Center and Marlton Hotel in New York on Thursday. Producers Gina Resnick and Christina Dow and head of IFC Films Scott Shooman made the rounds with a roster of guests like Piper Perabo, Eric Stoltz, Rory Culkin, Gina Gershon, Sara Ramirez, Don Lemon, Halina Reijn, Emma O’Connor, Daniel Benedict and Cinema Society founder Andrew Saffir.

Andrea Pallaoro, Patricia Clarkson and Trace Lysette catch up at the Cinema Society screening of “Monica” at the IFC Center and Marlton Hotel in New York on May 11, 2023.
Andrea Pallaoro, Patricia Clarkson and Trace Lysette

XO, Kitty premiere

Netflix hosted a premiere event for its new series on Thursday in L.A., with stars Anna Cathcart, Minyeong Choi, Gia Kim, Sang Heon Lee, Anthony Keyvan, Peter Thurnwald, Regan Aliyah and Jocelyn Shelfo.

(L-R) Sang Heon Lee, Minyeong Choi, Gia Kim, Anna Cathcart, Jocelyn Shelfo, Regan Aliyah, Anthony Keyvan and Peter Thurnwald attend the Los Angeles Special Screening of Netflix's "XO, Kitty" at the Tudum Theater on May 11, 2023 in Hollywood, California.
Sang Heon Lee, Minyeong Choi, Gia Kim, Anna Cathcart, Jocelyn Shelfo, Regan Aliyah, Anthony Keyvan and Peter Thurnwald
Noah Centineo (L) and Anna Cathcart attend the Los Angeles Special Screening of Netflix's "XO, Kitty" at the Tudum Theater on May 11, 2023 in Hollywood, California.
Noah Centineo and Anna Cathcart

Elle Hollywood Rising Stars

ELLE honored their annual class of breakout actors and actresses taking film and television by storm with a special event at The Georgian Hotel on Thursday. The event toasted stars including Ariana Greenblatt, Ever Anderson, Jasmin Savoy Brown, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Madison Bailey, Rachel Sennott, Reneé Rapp, Storm Reid and Tyler James Williams.

(L-R) Tyler James Williams and Jasmin Savoy Brown, both wearing Polo Ralph Lauren, attend "ELLE Hollywood Rising" Presented by Polo Ralph Lauren at The Georgian Hotel on May 11, 2023 in Santa Monica, California.
Tyler James Williams and Jasmin Savoy Brown
(L-R) Madison Bailey, wearing Ralph Lauren, and Ariana Greenblatt, wearing Polo Ralph Lauren attend "ELLE Hollywood Rising" Presented by Polo Ralph Lauren at The Georgian Hotel on May 11, 2023 in Santa Monica, California.
Madison Bailey and Ariana Greenblatt

National Museum of Asian Art’s Centennial Celebration Dinner

Mindy Kaling hosted the National Museum of Asian Art’s black-tie Centennial Celebration Dinner on Thursday in Washington, D.C., with numerous ambassadors and political leaders representing countries such as Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore, Yemen, Japan, India, and Korea, along with a performance by violinist Jennifer Koh. Among the speeches celebrating the museum’s 100th anniversary was the Nicole Avant, who announced her family’s gift of 18th–20th century Japanese lacquer objects, a landmark donation to the museum’s centennial collection.

Mindy Kaling speaks on stage at the National Museum of Asian Art Centennial Celebration Dinner on May 11, 2023 in Washington, DC.
Mindy Kaling
Nicole Avant and Ted Sarandos attend the National Museum of Asian Art Centennial Celebration Dinner on May 11, 2023 in Washington, DC.
Nicole Avant and Ted Sarandos

L.A. Girls Rise

On Thursday, Girls Inc. of Los Angeles gathered more than 400 guests at its second annual “L.A. Girls Rise” at Paramount Studios to raise more than $600,000 to support its work in L.A. schools, empowering girls to tap into their strengths and amplify their talents to transcend stereotypes and systemic barriers.
The program was hosted by Adrienne Bailon-Houghton with guests Christina Milian (Falling Inn Love), Logan Browning, Isis King , Emily Swallow, Kelly Jenrette and Geffri Maya.

"LA Girls Rise" event.
Host committee members Andrea Shay, Lisa Katz, Channing Dungey, Girls Inc. LA CEO Erin Ross, Julia Gunn, Joanna Klein, Kate Adler and Robin Schwartz

You Hurt My Feelings special screening

On Thursday, A24 hosted a special screening of Nicole Holofcener’s newest film at The London West Hollywood in Los Angeles with Holofcener and stars Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Michaela Watkins.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Director Nicole Holofcener and Michaela Watkins attend the You Hurt My Feelings Special Screening at The London Hotel in Los Angeles on Thur, May 11, 2023.
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Nicole Holofcener and Michaela Watkins

Safely’s Female Founders Dinner

Kris Jenner and Emma Grede, co-founders of plant-powered cleaning brand Safely, brought together some of the most powerful female founders for an intimate dinner on Wednesday at Grede’s Bel Air home, including Khloe Kardashian, Miranda Kerr, Paris Hilton, Kathy Hilton, Sara Foster, Whitney Wolfe Heard, Jen Atkin, Leona Lewis, Alli Webb and Michaeline DeJoria.

Paris Hilton, Khloe Kardashian and Kathy Hilton at Safely’s Female Founders Dinner
Paris Hilton, Khloe Kardashian and Kathy Hilton

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