On Wednesday, January 16, night, the Paramount Studios in Los Angeles, California became the black host of the new suspense flick "" premiere. As the stars came to the event, they were greeted with a circular black carpet started at the Bronson Gate and rounded up at the end with the headless Statue of Liberty.
The premiere was attended by most of "Cloverfield" cast, including , Lizzy Kaplan, , , and . Aside from the stars, the film's producer, J.J. Abrams, and its director, Matt Reeves, were also present for the screening. On the occasion, Reeves gave out that the film's title 'Cloverfield' is not the name of a place or even the name of the monster. He explained, "It's the case name that the military has given to this particular incident."