A Stylish Drumming! : Invitation Only WHIPLASH Movie Premiere Los Angeles | EVENTS
American drama film Whiplash is set to be one of the biggest hits of the season with its dramatic high tension depiction of the pressure and volatility of an elite music conservatory. The breakthrough film of young director Damien Chazelle is based on his personal experiences in the Princeton High School studio band. Miles Teller plays Andrew Neyman as an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-mindedly focused on rising to the top of his career, and his relationship with his dictatorial, fearsome yet brilliant instructor Terence Fletcher, played by K.K. Simmons in a tour de force performance, who drafting Andrew into his band, pushes the young drummer to the very brink of both his ability and sanity.
After premiering at the 2014 Sundance film festival the film was picked up for wider distribution, striking a chord with viewers it has gone on to earn Academy Award nods, with the film nominated for five awards at the 87th Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor for J.K. Simmons, and Best Adapted Screenplay. Fashion one was on-hand at the premiere of Whiplash at the LACMA - Bing Theater in Los Angeles for the glamorous affair. Star of the show 27 year old Miles Teller looked dapper in a gray tuxedo and maroon tie while his girlfriend model Keleigh Sperry, showed off her enviable figure in a sleeveless, sheer Maiyet dress and Kurt Geiger heels. Also in attendance were co-stars Melissa Benoist, Paul Reiser and J.K. Simmons.