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Gabrielle Union poses alongside co-star Jake Gyllenhaal at the Strange World premiere

Gabrielle Union looked sensational in a black and white floor-length gown with a stand-out braided up-do at the Strange World premiere in London.

The 50-year-old American actress beamed her Hollywood smile for the cameras as she posed up a storm on the purple carpet for her latest movie. 

She looked pleased to see her co-star Jake Gyllenhaal, 41, at the Cineworld in London’s Leicester Square, who are both part of the exploring Clade family in the animated adventure film Strange World.

Sensational: Gabrielle Union looked sensational in a black and white floor-length gown with a stand-out braided up-do at the Strange World premiere in London

Co-stars: She looked pleased to see her co-star Jake Gyllenhaal, 41, at the Cineworld in London's Leicester Square, who are both part of the exploring Clade family in the film

Co-stars: She looked pleased to see her co-star Jake Gyllenhaal, 41, at the Cineworld in London’s Leicester Square, who are both part of the exploring Clade family in the film

The Bring It On actress commanded attention in the strappy monochromatic dress, which had black and white sequins shimmering as she had her photo taken.

It skimmed across her enviable figure and had a small train following her as she walked.

Her hair was unmissable – styled in a unique braid which created several circular designs from the crown of her head, her raven tresses had a life of their own in the quirky look.

Commanding attention: The 50-year-old American actress beamed her Hollywood smile for the cameras as she posed up a storm on the purple carpet for her latest movie

Commanding attention: The 50-year-old American actress beamed her Hollywood smile for the cameras as she posed up a storm on the purple carpet for her latest movie

Glmaour: The Bring It On actress commanded attention in the strappy monochromatic dress, which had black and white sequins shimmering as she had her photo taken

Glmaour: The Bring It On actress commanded attention in the strappy monochromatic dress, which had black and white sequins shimmering as she had her photo taken

Glowing: It skimmed across her enviable figure and had a small train following her as she walked

Beaming:

Glowing: It skimmed across her enviable figure and had a small train following her as she walked

Gabrielle’s makeup glowed, as she donned a smokey brown eyeshadow look, fluttering lashes, a gleaming contour across her cheeks and a flick of nude to her lips.

She kept her accessories simple with just a pair of blue diamond earrings, to not take away from her jaw-dropping outfit and hairstyle.

Gabrielle is married to Dwyane Wade, a former basketball player, who she tied the knot with in 2014 and welcomed their daughter Kaavia four years later in 2018.

Moment: She kept her accessories simple with just a pair of blue diamond earrings, to not take away from her jaw-dropping outfit and hairstyle

Moment: She kept her accessories simple with just a pair of blue diamond earrings, to not take away from her jaw-dropping outfit and hairstyle

Poser: Her hair was unmissable - styled in a unique braid which created several circular designs from the crown of her head

Poser: Her hair was unmissable – styled in a unique braid which created several circular designs from the crown of her head

Purple carpet ready: Her raven tresses had a life of their own in the quirky look

Woman of the hour: Gabrielle's makeup glowed, as she donned a smokey brown eyeshadow look, fluttering lashes, a gleaming contour across her cheeks and a flick of nude to her lips

Purple carpet ready: Gabrielle’s makeup glowed, as she donned a smokey brown eyeshadow look, fluttering lashes, a gleaming contour across her cheeks and a flick of nude to her lips

Celebrate: Cast members Gabrielle Union, Jake Gyllenhaal and Jaboukie Young-White attend the premiere in London

Celebrate: Cast members Gabrielle Union, Jake Gyllenhaal and Jaboukie Young-White attend the premiere in London

Though Kaavia is Gabrielle’s only biological child, Dwyane Is a father of four.

Gabrielle plays Meridian Clade in Strange World, while Jake Gyllenhaal plays Searcher Clade in the animation. 

The story of the ‘legendary family of explorers’ sees their differences as a family threaten to ruin their most crucial mission yet.

Also in attendance was star of the movie Jaboukie Young-White who plays Ethan Clade in Strange World.

Hollywood stars: Gabrielle plays Meridian Clade in Strange World, while Jake Gyllenhaal plays Searcher Clade in the animation

Hollywood stars: Gabrielle plays Meridian Clade in Strange World, while Jake Gyllenhaal plays Searcher Clade in the animation

Dapper: Also on the purple carpet was Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal who looked dapper in an oversized navy trench coat with black satin lapels

Dapper: Also on the purple carpet was Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal who looked dapper in an oversized navy trench coat with black satin lapels

Slick: The story of the 'legendary family of explorers' sees their differences as a family threaten to ruin their most crucial mission yet

Slick: The story of the ‘legendary family of explorers’ sees their differences as a family threaten to ruin their most crucial mission yet

Slick: Underneath, he donned an eccentric gold shirt with black diagonal stripes on it

Handsome: Jake paired with an orange and brown colour-block sweatshirt over the top

Slick: Underneath, he donned an eccentric gold shirt with black diagonal stripes on it, paired with an orange and brown colour-block sweatshirt over the top

He wore an out-there printed blazer and flared trouser combination with some platform black shoes. 

Also on the purple carpet was Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal who looked dapper in an oversized navy trench coat with black satin lapels.

Underneath, he donned an eccentric gold shirt with black diagonal stripes on it, paired with an orange and brown colour-block sweatshirt over the top.

He kept the bottom half simple with a pair of smart black trousers and suave black leather shoes.

Launch: Also in attendance was star of the movie Jaboukie Young-White who plays Ethan Clade in Strange World, wearing an out-there printed blazer and flared trouser combination

Launch: Also in attendance was star of the movie Jaboukie Young-White who plays Ethan Clade in Strange World, wearing an out-there printed blazer and flared trouser combination

Premiere: Jake kept the bottom half simple with a pair of smart black trousers and suave black leather shoes

Premiere: Jake kept the bottom half simple with a pair of smart black trousers and suave black leather shoes

Jake kept his brunette locks in their signature pushed-back style and kept a short stubble on his face.

The 41-year-old Brokeback Mountain star looked pleased to be in London to celebrate the launch of his latest movie, first being shown on 23 November.

Also in attendance at Thursday night’s event was Michelle Heaton who looked fantastic in a skin-tight green mini dress.

Jaw-dropping: Also in attendance at Thursday night's event was Michelle Heaton who looked fantastic in a skin-tight green mini dress

Jaw-dropping: Also in attendance at Thursday night’s event was Michelle Heaton who looked fantastic in a skin-tight green mini dress

Gorgeous: The singer, 43, stunned in the eye-catching strappy number, which showed off her svelte frame

Green: She kept her brunette tresses poker straight and tucked behind her ears to reveal her stand-out silver earrings

Gorgeous: The singer, 43, stunned in the eye-catching strappy number, which showed off her svelte frame

Family time: Michelle smiled for the cameras with her Irish businessman husband Hugh Hanley and their two children

Family time: Michelle smiled for the cameras with her Irish businessman husband Hugh Hanley and their two children

The singer, 43, stunned in the eye-catching strappy number, which showed off her svelte frame.

She kept her brunette tresses poker straight and tucked behind her ears to reveal her stand-out silver earrings.

Michelle smiled for the cameras with her Irish businessman husband Hugh Hanley and their two children. 

Who's that girl? Love Island's Billy Brown looked suave in a crisp white shirt, black slacks and a black pair of trousers as he posed with a mystery blonde

Who’s that girl? Love Island’s Billy Brown looked suave in a crisp white shirt, black slacks and a black pair of trousers as he posed with a mystery blonde

Pop of colour: Victoria Brown wore a shimmering silver wrap-dress and stand-out pink court pumps to add a pop of colour

Beauty: Newly single Abbie Quinnen wore a strapless cream dress

Ladies: Victoria Brown wore a shimmering silver wrap-dress and stand-out pink court pumps to add a pop of colour, while newly single Abbie Quinnen wore a strapless cream dress

Gorgeous: Imogen Thomas, 39, looked sensational in a strapless purple gown with racy thigh-high split

Gorgeous: Imogen Thomas, 39, looked sensational in a strapless purple gown with racy thigh-high split 

Love Island’s Billy Brown looked suave in a crisp white shirt, black slacks and a black pair of trousers as he posed with a mystery blonde.

Fellow cast member Coco Lodge slipped into a little black dress with some black knee-high leather boots as she showcased a little leg next to David Templer.

AJ Bunker showed off her slender figure with her blue midi-length bodycon dress and matching gloves, keeping her long bob in a poker-straight style.

Newly single Abbie Quinnen wore a strapless cream dress, while Victoria Brown wore a shimmering silver wrap-dress and stand-out pink court pumps to add a pop of colour.

Strike a pose: AJ Bunker showed off her slender figure with her blue midi-length bodycon dress and matching gloves, keeping her long bob in a poker-straight style

Strike a pose: AJ Bunker showed off her slender figure with her blue midi-length bodycon dress and matching gloves, keeping her long bob in a poker-straight style

Night out: Fellow Love Islander Coco Lodge slipped into a little black dress with some black knee-high leather boots as she showcased a little leg next to David Templer

Night out: Fellow Love Islander Coco Lodge slipped into a little black dress with some black knee-high leather boots as she showcased a little leg next to David Templer

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