[VIDEO] Morris Chestnut Pops Up at LA & ATL Movie Theaters + ‘The Best Man Holiday’ Wins Box Office

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The Best Man Holiday‘ movie goers were thrilled when the film’s leading man, Morris Chestnut, popped at movie theaters in Atlanta and Los Angeles.

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theJasmineBRAND.com was in attendance at LA’s ‘The Grove’ location and even tried to hint to readers that the actor would ‘pop-up’.

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Check out video footage of the surprise.

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Here are a few behind-the-scenes photos of my interview with the cast.

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And in more Hollywood news, Malcolm D. Lee’s sequel, opening 15 years after the original, with impressive box office weekend numbers. According to Fox, the film opened strongly with $30.6 million. “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” led the box office for several weeks in August, leading to a cumulative total of $115.5 million domestically.  “12 Years a Slave” has made $25 million in five weeks of limited release. Reportedly, “The Best Man Holiday” was the only new wide-release opening over the weekend, as the marketplace clears out for the release of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.” Check out some domestic figures, as of late Sunday evening.


1. “Thor: The Dark World,” $38.5 million ($52.5 million international).

2. “The Best Man Holiday,” $30.6 million.

3. “Last Vegas,” $8.9 million ($3.5 million international).

4. “Free Birds,” $8.3 million ($1.2 million international).

5. “Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa,” $7.7 million ($5.5 million international).


6. “Gravity,” $6.3 million ($18.5 million).

7. “Ender’s Game,” $6.2 million ($2.2 million international).

8. “12 Years a Slave,” $4.7 million.

9. “Captain Phillips,” $4.5 million ($8.4 million international).

10. “About Time,” $3.5 million ($1.9 million international).

Photo credit: Paras Griffin