Last Night's Parties: John Legend Turns 32, Darren Aronofsky Answers Fans Burning Questions

by Mara Siegler · January 6, 2011

Real life heavyweights attended the premiere of FX's new boxing series, John Legend celebrated, and Darren Aronofsky's answered a bunch of questions about movie making. What else happened last night?

Film Society Of Lincoln Center Presents "Darren Aronofsky's Dreams And Nightmares"

Darren AronofskyWhere: Walter Reade Theater

Who Was There: Darren Aronofsky, Scott Foundas

Other Details: The Film Society of Lincoln Center screened "The Wrestler" last night prior to a Q&A with director Darren Aronofsky. He touched on a number of topics like why he considers New York so important to his films, why he chose to shoot the Black Swan in a certain way and the quest for perfection. [Via]

Premiere Screening of FX's "LIGHTS OUT"

Lennox LewisWhere: Hudson Theatre

Who Was There: Pablo Schreiber, Stacy Keach, Holt McCallany, Joe Frazier, Lennox Lewis, Wladimir Klitschko, Catherine McCormack, Gerry Cooney, Joe Frazier, Pablo Schreiber, Stacy Keach, Ne-Yo, Estelle, Stephanie Pratt

Other Details: Real boxers and fighters came out to see a preview of the new series which tells the story of Patrick ‘Lights’ Leary, a former heavyweight boxing champion who retired after he lost his crown.  Five years later he's broke and must return to boxing or reluctantly accept a job as a brutal and intimidating debt collector. Sound good. [Via]

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A Special Birthday Celebration for JOHN LEGEND

Pauly DWhere: RdV

Who Was There: Pauly D, Questlove, John Legend, Cassandra Wilson, Neo, Aziz Ansari

Other Details: John Legends actual birthday is December 28, but last night served as a belated NYC bash. The star hung out with friends, listening to the tunes of DJ Kalkutta and eating cake.  Apparently, he looked good. According to one Tweeter: John legend just walked in RDV looking like the fly guys he issss." Pauly D was there because he is required to be everywhere in 2011. Happy New Year! [Via]