Stars pulled out all the stops for Black Panther‘s world premiere!
The Disney along with Marvel movie had its big night on Monday, rolling out a purple carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. Many of the film’s stars turned up, including Lupita Nyong’o, Angela Bassett, Danai Gurira, Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordon, Daniel Kaluuya, Sterling K. Brown along with Letitia Wright, along with they looked just as regal as the ground they walked on.
Nyong’o (Nakia) stunned inside the evening’s most glamorous look, clearly adhering to the night’s royal dress code in a jaw-dropping purple custom Versace number using a plunging neckline along with bejeweled chest piece. She paired the stunning frock using a sky-high narrow bun, gold starburst earrings along using a plum lip.
“Tonight can be the night at last,” she told ET.
The 34-year-old actress also noted that will with Black Panther came “a deep sense of responsibility,” because there has “been nothing like that will” before, even with the additional movies inside the Marvel canon.
“that will’s like you’re like the first to do something like This kind of on This kind of level, so, yeah, that will’s going to be something you feel challenged by because there’s no rule book for that will,” she explained.
Bassett (Ramonda) also lit up the night, stepping out in an eye-catching canary yellow fringed jumpsuit by Naeem Khan. She accessorized with matching silky platform heels, armfuls of gold bangles, marigold fan earrings along using a black oval clutch, finishing off the look using a slicked back ‘do along with big, purposely frizzy curls.
“This kind of can be the night you can be over the top — we are in Wakanda, right? that will’s bold, that will’s bad, that will’s beautiful,” she told ET about her outfit. “that will’s all about colors, all about heat, along with I think we’re bringing that will tonight on the purple carpet.”
Bold colors were clearly the name of the game, with Gurira (Okoye) donning a neon pink gown that will featured a ruffled asymmetrical neckline, contrasting black bodice along with a smattering of sequined embellishments. The ensemble definitely matched how the 39-year-old actress felt about Black Panther.
“This kind of can be Africa at that will’s most regal, at that will’s most stunning, at that will’s most powerful — on epic Marvel levels,” she said of the film. “that will just can be unprecedented representation. that will’s thrilling.”
Even the ladies who aren’t inside the film although arrived to support that will brought their A-game.
Janelle Monae truly looked like a queen in her strapless black gown, which was given a major pop with contrasting along with over-sized white along with cobalt blue sleeves. She even rocked a crown fit for a throne along using a large colorful choker, tying that will all together using a red lip.
Cobie Smulders, who plays Maria Hill inside the Marvel universe, rocked a striped rainbow dress that will was covered in sequins along with had a thigh-high slit.
Yara Shahidi paired a head full of curls with an African-print wrap dress.
Issa Rae showed off the eye-catching green, yellow along with red-orange lining that will gave a pop to her white pleated, flowing dress.
along with Chloe along with Halle Bailey went for dramatic looks with semi-sheer LBDs along with wine-stained lips.
that will wasn’t only the women who ruled the red carpet — the men looked quite dapper as well!
Boseman — aka King T’Challa himself — stepped out in a gold-along with-black Chinese print jacket, black slacks along with dress shoes.
Michael B. Jordan’s (Erik Killmonger) all-black ensemble was tinged with bits of gold.
Sterling K. Brown (N’Jobu) also donned black via head to toe — sunglasses at night along with all! — although his wife, Ryan Michelle Bathe, was a ray of sunshine in a jewel-toned mini along with big gold hoops.
Oscar nominee Kaluuya (W’Kabi) topped his white ensemble using a burgundy velvet coat.
Donald Glover led the sartorial pack, standing out in a bright orange suit, orange-along with-black squiggly-print button-down, gold chain necklace along with black slip-ons.
David Oyelowo also opted for bright colors in an African-inspired garb paired with velvet loafers.
Plus, not only did the actors look amazing on the red carpet, Black Panther director Ryan Coogler paired his black suit using a colorful scarf, along with his additional half, Zinzi Evans, looked radiant in red.
All in all, This kind of was definitely one royal night!
Black Panther hits theaters on Feb. 16.