After Dark: Stars Celebrate 'Django Unchained' Producer Reginald Hudlin's Oscar Nod

Media maven Bevy Smith recently gathered her celebrity friends on the West Coast for her intimate "Dinner with Bevy" series in honor of Django Unchained producer, and Academy Award nominee, Reginald Hudlin. Sanaa Lathan, Common, and Jordin Sparks were among the celebs who came out to toast Hudlin's Oscar nod.

ESSENCE.COM Feb, 25, 2013

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ESSENCE editors Emil Wilbekin and Mikki Taylor catch up with actress Sanaa Lathan at Django Unchained producer Reginald Hudlin's pre-Oscar dinner in Los Angeles.

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Media maven Bevy Smith hosted the intimate dinner Django Unchained producer Reginald Hudlin as part of her 'Dinner with Bevy" series.

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Anika Noni Rose and Jordin Sparks attend Django Unchained producer Reginald Hudlin's pre-Oscar dinner in Los Angeles.

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Common and actor Brandon T. Jackson do some catching up at Django Unchained producer Reginald Hudlin's pre-Oscar dinner in Los Angeles.

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Yvette Nicole Brown, producer J.J. Abrams and Anika Noni Rose attend Django Unchained producer Reginald Hudlin's pre-Oscar dinner in Los Angeles.

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Django Unchained producer Reginald Hudlin welcomes TV host Shaun Robinson to his pre-Oscar dinner in Los Angeles.

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Sid Williams, Black Women in Hollywood honoree Alfre Woodard, Bethann Hardison, Ryan Tarpley, Rep. Maxine Waters and her grandson Cameron Titus were among the guests who attended Django Unchained producer Reggie Hudlin's pre-Oscar dinner.

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Andre Harrell and the man of the hour, Django Unchained producer Reginald Hudlin, are all smiles at Hudlin's pre-Oscar dinner.