Though the star-studded comedy “Little” doesn’t premiere until April 12, the film’s stars and some Atlanta notables hit an Atlanta red carpet Thursday for an exclusive screening.
The film stars Marsai Martin, Regina Hall and Issa Rae, and all three were on hand during Thursday night’s red carpet event at Regal Atlantic Station.
“Little” follows Jordan, a no-nonsense businesswoman played by Hall, whose life takes a “Freaky Friday” turn when she inexplicably transforms into her teenager self (Martin). The film follows young Jordan and her executive assistant, played by Rae, as they navigate the teenager and adult tech mogul worlds colliding.
The film, directed by Tina Gordon, was shot in Atlanta. Martin, just 14-years-old, conceptualized the movie’s plot. She’s now been heralded as the youngest person to executive produced a Hollywood production.
Besides being filmed in Atlanta, the one of the film’s stars also has a metro Atlanta connection. Comedian and actor Tone Bell calls Decatur home. He plays the role of Preston in the movie. The film also stars “This is Us” actor Justin Hartley as Mr. Marshall, a teacher young Jordan has adores.
The movie’s stars were joined by some familiar Atlanta faces during Thursday night’s premiere, like V-103 radio personality Jade Novah.
“Little” will premiere April 12. Check your local movie listings here for showtimes.
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