of "Fool’s Gold"
Glitter in Hollywood
Alves, Matthew McConaughey, and mother Kay McConaughey at
the "Fool’s Gold" World Premiere in Hollywood, California.
winds and icy temperatures at Hollywood’s
famed Grauman’s Chinese
Theatre couldn’t stop
the stars of Warner Bros. new comedy adventure film "Fool’s
from gracing the red carpet and greeting eager fans at the
film’s world premiere.
McConaughey, who plays a charismatic modern-day treasure
hunter obsessed with finding
a lost 18th century Spanish treasure
in the new flick,
made the premiere for his newest film a family affair, delighting
fans and photographers alike by arriving with his expectant girlfriend,
stunning Brazilian model Camila Alves, and his elegant 77-year-old
and kisses, Alves and the joyful grandmother-to-be posed for
pictures and nestled up against Matthew who laughed and remarked
about the chilly weather. As Kay McConaughey went to leave
the red carpet to go into the Chinese Theatre ahead of the
couple, she turned to her son’s girlfriend and was overheard
saying, “love you”.
later, in a true show of chivalry, McConaughey turned down
photographers’ requests for more photos with Camila
and instead helped his lovely lady put on her coat and ensured
that she got out of the cold and into the warm theater.
Soon, the macho man reemerged and darted across busy Hollywood
of cheering fans.
McConaughey and girlfriend Camila Alves. Photo ©NYJT
fans with handshakes and autographs, he was back in action
posing for photos and giving interviews to domestic and international
press and was presented with green M&Ms by one reporter
who remarked to the star that they were the “new thing” for
Valentine’s Day. McConaughey questioned why green was apparently
color but took the candies anyway and good-naturedly commented
that, ‘any chocolate is good’. When asked what
his plans were for Valentine’s Day, the actor said that he
certain plans yet.
sparkle to the event was beauty Alexis Dziena who plays a wealthy
young celebutante in “Gold” and seemed only slightly
bothered by the whipping wind as she stayed perfectly poised
for photos in her glimmering dress. Playing the role of “Gemma” in
the film, she is sure to spice up the screen.
McConaughey laughs as he receives a package of green
M&Ms from a reporter. Photo ©NYJT
Dziena’s class-act was cute teen star Ashley Edner and
a flurry of other celebrities. Simple yet stylish at the premiere
was the debonair Donald Sutherland who plays "Nigel Honeycutt",
a billionaire who gets mixed up in McConaughey’s quest
for treasure in the film.
Gold" Director Andy Tennant and wife Sharon. Photo ©NYJT
Gold” director Andy Tennant (“Ever
After” and “Hitch”) was the jolliest of the
bunch having a wonderful time with his wife, Sharon, who seemed
a lot like
Marilyn Monroe on the red carpet. Mrs. Tennant’s yellow
dress was all a flutter under the wind, refusing to stay put.
Trying as hard as they could, the laughing couple managed to
dress but only as the wind would allow.
the red carpet last but not least was a radiant Kate Hudson
who plays McConaughey’s estranged, but still attracted
wife in the movie. Kate came prepared for the chilly wind,
wearing a warm but stylish, black coat which covered what appeared
to be a beautiful blue dress that had its own wardrobe incident
due to the blustery wind. The ruffled and uncooperative collar
was easily managed by the gleeful star with the help of her
to take off her coat so the press could see her dress, she sweetly
laughed clutching her jacket and remarked to others, “Ooh,
it’s so cold!” Charming all the members of the press,
Hudson managed to keep a smile, laughing off the boreal weather
and joyfully moving down the red carpet, posing for photos, and
enjoying every second of it. Hudson is a perfect fit for a romantic-adventure
comedy like “Fool’s Gold”. Her joyful and cheery
disposition showed through every smile and every interview she
was shot in the stunning locations of the Bahamas and Queensland,
Australia. It features an all-star cast and aims to please the
audience with a combo of comedy, romance, action, and adventure
that, like its stars, should
theatre. "Fool’s Gold" will be in theatres everywhere Friday,
February 8, 2008.