Tyler Perry and Oprah Winfrey, producers of ‘Precious: Based On The Novel PUSH By Sapphire,’ at film’s Los Angeles premiere at AFI FEST 2009.
Mariah Carey, who has a supporting role as Mrs. Weiss in the film, on the AFI FEST 2009 red carpet in Hollywood.
Mariah Carey’s husband Nick Cannon comes out to support his lady.
Actress Xosha Roquemore plays Jo Ann in ‘Precious.’
Forest Whitaker and wife Keisha attend Los Angeles premiere.
Mary J. Blige and husband Kendu Isaacs.
Singer Mary J. Blige at the screening of ‘Precious’ in a elegant black and white patterned gown.
Actress Paula Patton plays Gabourey ‘Gabby’ Sidibe’s teacher.
Young actress Chyna Layne plays Rhonda in ‘Precious.’
Lisa Cortes, who is SVP of Lee Daniels Entertainment, on the red carpet premiere of her latest hit.
Producer Sarah Siegel-Magness, director Lee Daniels, and producer Gary Magness are proud of the fruit of their labor.
Hollywood leading man Will Smith is shining at the Hollywood premiere.
Living legend Sidney Poitier and daughter Sydney Tamiia Poitier.
Actor Sidney Hicks stands alongside glittering star Mo’Nique, who is already hearing whispers of an Oscar nod for her dark portrayal of Precious’ abusive mother.
Paula Patton, a beaming mother-to-be, stars as Precious’ uplifting teacher Ms. Rain.
The film’s title character is played by Gabourey ‘Gabby’ Sidibe, who was born to walk the red carpets.
Paula Patton and soul-singer husband Robin Thicke pose for the cameras.
November 1, 2009 Hollywood, Ca Star Jones “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘PUSH’ by Sapphire” AFI Premiere held at Grauman’s ChineseTheatre
Oprah’s bestie Gayle King arrives in style to celebrate O’s latest venture.
Gabourey Sidibe next to the movie poster for ‘Precious.’
Actress Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon is statuesque in her sexy red dress.
A pleased Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry outside Grauman’s Chinese Theater on November 1, 2009 in Hollywood, California.
‘Precious’ stars, Mo’Nique and Gabourey ‘Gabby’ Sidibe enjoy the quiet before the storm.
Star Jones wears an off-the-shoulder blue dress to the Hollywood premiere.
Sherri Shepherd shines in a white cocktail dress.
Actress Hope Olaide Wilson of “I Can Do Bad All By Myself.”
Writer/poet Sapphire looks pleased at what director Lee Daniels did with her highly acclaimed novel, PUSH.