Interesting fashion pick: Kerry Washington graces the red carpet at Django Unchained Rome premiere in white cut-out gown
01:29 GMT, 5 January 2013
01:30 GMT, 5 January 2013
In Quentin Tarrantino's latest movie Django Unchained she takes on the role of the leading lady, and off camera Kerry Washington is certainly living up to her title.
Friday evening for the Rome premiere of the film Miss Washington took
to the red carpet with elegance and grace in a white gown.
35-year-old made sure all eyes were on her as she put her svelte frame
on display in the mid-length dress which dared a bold cut-out section.
A vision in white: Kerry Washington stood out for all the right reasons on Friday at the Django Unchained premiere in Rome
Beautiful: Kerry made sure she was the centre of attention in her bold red carpet look
Kerry's dress revealed most of lower part of her back and a small section of her toned stomach.
with her look for the evening, Washington teamed her dress with a pair
of reptile print stilettos and a lime green clutch bag.
an intense splash of colour to her ensemble the Scandal star wore a
coating of carmine lipstick as she sported dark eye shadow.
Gorgeous: The 35-year-old teamed her revealing dress with a lime green clutch and reptile print stilettos
Bold: Washington accessorised with a large ring and a snake bracelet which rested perfectly on her wrist
Leading lady: Kerry wore a coating of red lipstick as she as smoulders with dark eye make-up
The man of the moment Jamie
Foxx was also at the premiere, as was director Taratino and legendary
actor Samuel L. Jackson, who also stars in the movie.
Rome is the first city in the Django Unchained publicity tour, which also features the UK premiere in London next Thursday.
Unchained sees Foxx as a slave Django Freeman, who fights for his
freedom and to also be reunited with his wife Broomhilda (Kerry), who
was sold to brutal plantation owner Calvin J Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio).
Picture perfect: Kerry takes on the role of Broomhilda in Tarantino's Django Unchained
Taking it all in: Kerry took a picture of the crowd as she showed off her support for the US Government
Stunning: Miss Washington was all smiles as she made her way inside the screening
Man of the moment: Jamie Foxx looked dapper in a navy suit which he pair with black leather shoes
Bringing to all together: Director Quentin Tarantino and actor Samuel L. Jackson also attended the screening
The long eight-month shoot was a
harrowing experience for Kerry, who admitted she broke her 'no visitors'
rule on film sets by flying in her family and therapist to visit her on
She told the Daily Beast: 'I needed all their support for this film because it was so mentally hard in many ways.
so unthinkable that my ancestors endured all the torture and pain. I
saw things in the script and thought this never happened. But then I
talked to Quentin and he showed us the history books that illustrated
the masks and other items used to inflict torture and violence on the
slaves. It really blew my mind and made me appreciate even more what my
ancestors made it through.
'I barely made it through pretending.'