SocietEye: 'SHAFT' NYC Premiere [+ COCKTAIL RECIPE]

SHAFT NYC Premiere

Uptown Magazine

See Jessie T. Usher, Richard Roundtree, Regina Hall and more on the orange carpet of the SHAFT premiere.

Last night, celebrities gathered in New York City for the highly-anticipated SHAFT movie premiere. Film stars Jessie T. Usher, Richard Roundtree, Regina Hall, and more walked the orange carpet. The evening was presented by Crown Royal and attendees chatted with media while sipping Crown Royal Regal Apple cocktails. See more photos from the premiere of SHAFT below, and keep scrolling for the cocktail recipe for Crown Royal's A SHAFT Tradition.

Jessie T. Usher

Richard Roundtree

Regina Hall

Luna Laura Velez

Alexandra Shipp

Avan Jogia

Cedric the Entertainer



  • 0.75 oz Crown Royal Regal Apple
  • 0.75 oz Crown Royal XO
  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth
  • 0.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 0.5 oz Grenadine
  • 3 Dark Red Maraschino Cherries

Method: Add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice. Shake very hard then double strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with maraschino cherries on a cocktail pick.