Eagerly gathered up once again, key cast members of Kirsten Sheridan's "August Rush" merrily celebrated together the New York City premiere for the drama yesterday, November 11, 2007 at the city's Ziegfeld Theater.
Leading lady Keri Russell looked fresh yet elegant in classic black dress while her co-star Jonathan Rhys-Meyers showed off his newly shorn look as he casually walked down the red carpet alongside longtime girlfriend Reena Hammer. Other cast members spotted to also attend the screening were Robin Williams and child actor Freddie Highmore who portrays the title character.
Opens in theaters nationwide next Wednesday, November 21, 2007, "August" presents the story of a young musical prodigy, abandoned at birth by a mother who never intended to let him go, and his search to find the parents he never knew. For the role of Lyla Novacek, Liv Tyler and Claire Danes were reportedly considered prior to Russell's hiring.