'This Means War' Premiere Red Carpet Arrivals: Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy
10:53 PM PST 2/8/2012 by Philiana Ng, Kyleen James
Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine and Tom Hardy promoted their latest action/romantic comedy, directed by McG, on Feb. 8 in Los Angeles. "This Means War" centers on two CIA agents, also best friends, who fall in love with the same woman.
Co-stars Chris Pine, Tom Hardy and Reese Witherspoon have a smile on a crisp Los Angeles evening. The 20th Century Fox film revolves around two of the CIA's top agents (Pine and Hardy) who both accidentally fall in love with the same woman (Witherspoon) and wage a battle to win her heart.
Reese Witherspoon reunites with director McG by one of the movie posters. After moving up the release date in an attempt to get the Valentine's Day crowd, Fox pushed back the release date three days to Friday, Feb. 17.
Chelsea Handler wears a long-sleeved striped dress to the Los Angeles premiere of This Means War. In it, the comedian plays Reese Witherspoon's best friend, who persuades her to date two men at once. In order to get a friendlier PG-13 rating, Fox trimmed some of the sex jokes said by Handler's character.
This Means War director McG touts his latest big-screen project. It's been go, go, go for the TV/film director-producer, whose company Wonderland Sound & Vision is in early negotiations to produce Syfy Films' found-footage project Day 38.
Tom Hardy, Reese Witherspoon and Chris Pine
Reese Witherspoon is flanked by Tom Hardy and Chris Pine on the carpet.
John Paul Ruttan
Actor John Paul Ruttan, who plays Tom Hardy's son in the movie, attends the premiere at Grauman's Chinese Theatre.
Chris Pine looks dapper in a suit as he walks the carpet for his latest film. Pine is reprising his role as Capt. James Kirk in the Star Trek sequel, being directed again by J.J. Abrams.
Continuing her red carpet glam at the film's U.K. premiere in January, Reese Witherspoon upped the "wow" factor in a strapless dress.
Last year, The Dark Knight Rises co-star Tom Hardyadmitted to being nervous filming with Christian Bale: "There’s a three-year-old in me that’s going, ‘Oh my God that’s Batman! That’s Batman and he’s going to hit me! But I love Batman!' Then I look in the mirror. And I hit him back. Twice as hard.”
Whitney Cummings wears a form-fitting blue dress to the premiere of This Means War. She currently stars in NBC comedy Whitney, which leads into Are You There, Chelsea?, adapted from Chelsea Handler's book.
Reese Witherspoon takes a few moments to sign autographs for the fans.
One Tree Hill's Sophia Bush shows her support at the L.A. premiere.
Melanie Lynskey, who attended this year's Sundance Film Festival to tout her film Hello I Must Be Going, keeps it simple in a navy dress.
McG and Tom Hardy
McG and Tom Hardy capture the moment at the This Means War premiere.
Actor Corbin Bleu, best known for starring in the High School Musical films, attends the premiere of This Means War.
Former reality star Kristin Cavallari, engaged to Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler and expecting her first child, stood out in red.