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Jurnee Smollett supports her Burial co-star Jamie Foxx at the LA premiere of his movie Day Shift

Emmy nominee Jurnee Smollett sweetly supported her The Burial co-star Jamie Foxx at the world premiere of his Netflix vampire comedy Day Shift in Los Angeles on Wednesday.

The 54-year-old Oscar winner seemed genuinely startled to see the 35-year-old former child star sneak up next to him on the red carpet outside Regal LA Live.

Jurnee flashed a huge grin as she held on to Jamie, who was burying his face in his hand.

Reunited! Emmy nominee Jurnee Smollett (R) sweetly supported her The Burial co-star Jamie Foxx (L) at the world premiere of his Netflix vampire comedy Day Shift in Los Angeles on Wednesday

Foxx (born Eric Bishop) and Smollett only just worked together for the first time last spring.

On April 21, director Maggie Betts shared a behind-the-scenes video from the New Orleans set of the multi-talented Texan and the Manhattan-born beauty co-starring in the Amazon Prime Video drama.

‘Heading to the premiere of #dayshift!’ Jurnee – who boasts 1.4M Instagram followers – wrote on Wednesday.

‘Proud of the crew @iamjamiefoxx @meagangood @datariturner for doing their thing on this one. Love to see the family [winning]!’

Miss me? The 54-year-old Oscar winner seemed genuinely startled to see the 35-year-old former child star

She apparently snuck up next to him on the red carpet outside Regal LA Live

Miss me? The 54-year-old Oscar winner seemed genuinely startled to see the 35-year-old former child star sneak up next to him on the red carpet outside Regal LA Live

Surprise! Jurnee flashed a huge grin as she held on to Jamie, who was burying his face in his hand

Surprise! Jurnee flashed a huge grin as she held on to Jamie, who was burying his face in his hand

Castmates: Foxx (born Eric Bishop) and Smollett only just worked together for the first time last spring

Castmates: Foxx (born Eric Bishop) and Smollett only just worked together for the first time last spring

The multi-talented Texan and the Manhattan-born beauty chatted before filming a scene

'Good vibes': On April 21, director Maggie Betts shared a behind-the-scenes video from the New Orleans set of the Amazon Prime Video drama

‘Good vibes’: On April 21, director Maggie Betts (R) shared a behind-the-scenes video from the New Orleans set of the multi-talented Texan and the Manhattan-born beauty co-starring in the Amazon Prime Video drama

Smollett looked leggy in a black sheer ruffled Louis Vuitton mini-dress and matching Louboutin pumps selected by stylist Alexandra Mandelkorn.

Hairstylist Larry Sims coiffed the Spiderhead actress’ side-parted bob.

Make-up artist Allan Avendaño brought out Jurnee’s dimpled smile with a bright red pout and defined brows.

Smollett executive produced and stars as the mother of an abducted child opposite Oscar winner Allison Janney in Anna Foerster’s mystery crime drama Lou, which premieres September 23 on Netflix.

Jurnee - who boasts 1.4M Instagram followers - wrote on Wednesday: 'Heading to the premiere of #dayshift! Proud of the crew @iamjamiefoxx @meagangood @datariturner for doing their thing on this one. Love to see the family [winning]!'

Jurnee – who boasts 1.4M Instagram followers – wrote on Wednesday: ‘Heading to the premiere of #dayshift! Proud of the crew @iamjamiefoxx @meagangood @datariturner for doing their thing on this one. Love to see the family [winning]!’

LBD: Smollett looked leggy in a black sheer ruffled Louis Vuitton mini-dress and matching Louboutin pumps

She relies on stylist Alexandra Mandelkorn

LBD: Smollett looked leggy in a black sheer ruffled Louis Vuitton mini-dress and matching Louboutin pumps selected by stylist Alexandra Mandelkorn

Chopped: Hairstylist Larry Sims coiffed the Spiderhead actress' side-parted bob

Chopped: Hairstylist Larry Sims coiffed the Spiderhead actress’ side-parted bob

Effervescent: Make-up artist Allan Avendaño brought out Jurnee's dimpled smile with a bright red pout and defined brows

Effervescent: Make-up artist Allan Avendaño brought out Jurnee’s dimpled smile with a bright red pout and defined brows

Coming soon! Smollett executive produced and stars as the mother of an abducted child opposite Oscar winner Allison Janney in Anna Foerster's mystery crime drama Lou, which premieres September 23 on Netflix

Coming soon! Smollett executive produced and stars as the mother of an abducted child opposite Oscar winner Allison Janney in Anna Foerster’s mystery crime drama Lou, which premieres September 23 on Netflix

'My heart': The Lovecraft Country alum is the younger sister of the notorious Jussie Smollett (L, pictured June 21), who's maintained his innocence over not faking his own alleged racist and homophobic attack in 2019

‘My heart’: The Lovecraft Country alum is the younger sister of the notorious Jussie Smollett (L, pictured June 21), who’s maintained his innocence over not faking his own alleged racist and homophobic attack in 2019

Case remains on appeal: An appeals court ordered the release of the disgraced 40-year-old from Chicago's Cook County Jail on March 16 after only serving six days of a 150-day sentence for five counts of felony disorderly conduct

Case remains on appeal: An appeals court ordered the release of the disgraced 40-year-old from Chicago’s Cook County Jail on March 16 after only serving six days of a 150-day sentence for five counts of felony disorderly conduct

The Lovecraft Country alum is the younger sister of the notorious Jussie Smollett, who’s maintained his innocence over not faking his own alleged racist and homophobic attack in 2019.

An appeals court ordered the release of the disgraced 40-year-old from Chicago’s Cook County Jail on March 16 after only serving six days of a 150-day sentence for five counts of felony disorderly conduct.

Meanwhile, Jamie stood out in black silky button-up, b&w polka-dot pants, and black suede booties selected by stylist Jack Manson.

Foxx sported a goatee and rocked a couple diamond chains while clutching a pair of his signature Privé Revaux shades.

Man of the hour: Jamie stood out in black silky button-up, b&w polka-dot pants, and black suede booties

He relies on stylist Jack Manson

Man of the hour: Jamie stood out in black silky button-up, b&w polka-dot pants, and black suede booties selected by stylist Jack Manson

Brand ambassador: Foxx sported a goatee and rocked a couple diamond chains while clutching a pair of his signature Privé Revaux shades

Brand ambassador: Foxx sported a goatee and rocked a couple diamond chains while clutching a pair of his signature Privé Revaux shades

At the helm! The Spider-Man: No Way Home actor made sure to pose with his Day Shift director J.J. Perry wearing a blue blazer and black slacks

At the helm! The Spider-Man: No Way Home actor made sure to pose with his Day Shift director J.J. Perry wearing a blue blazer and black slacks

Premieres this Friday! Jamie executive produced and stars as vampire hunter Bud Jablonski in the Netflix action comedy Day Shift

Premieres this Friday! Jamie executive produced and stars as vampire hunter Bud Jablonski in the Netflix action comedy Day Shift

The Spider-Man: No Way Home actor made sure to pose with his Day Shift director J.J. Perry wearing a blue blazer and black slacks.

Jamie executive produced and stars as vampire hunter Bud Jablonski in the Netflix action comedy Day Shift, which premieres this Friday.

Foxx also executive produces and hosts the fifth season of Beat Shazam alongside his 28-year-old daughter Corinne, and the game show resumes August 22 on Fox.

The Dad Stop Embarrassing Me producer-star certainly perked up when 16-time Grammy nominee Snoop Dogg hit the red carpet in a b&w tracksuit.

For-shizzle! The Dad Stop Embarrassing Me producer-star certainly perked up when 16-time Grammy nominee Snoop Dogg hit the red carpet in a b&w tracksuit

For-shizzle! The Dad Stop Embarrassing Me producer-star certainly perked up when 16-time Grammy nominee Snoop Dogg hit the red carpet in a b&w tracksuit

Representing: Jamie was clutching a red box marked Death Row Records, the label the 50-year-old rapper was first signed to in 1992, and he bought it from MNRK Music Group in February

Representing: Jamie was clutching a red box marked Death Row Records, the label the 50-year-old rapper was first signed to in 1992, and he bought it from MNRK Music Group in February

A rare smile! Snoop (born Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.) portrays a character called Big John Elliott in Day Shift

A rare smile! Snoop (born Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.) portrays a character called Big John Elliott in Day Shift

Entourage: Dogg brought along his entire family - include his Long Beach Polytechnic High School sweetheart Shante Taylor (M), whom he married in 1997, divorced in 2004, and remarried in 2008.

Entourage: Dogg brought along his entire family – include his Long Beach Polytechnic High School sweetheart Shante Taylor (M), whom he married in 1997, divorced in 2004, and remarried in 2008. 

Jamie was clutching a red box marked Death Row Records, the label the 50-year-old rapper was first signed to in 1992, and he bought it from MNRK Music Group in February.

Snoop (born Calvin Cordozar Broadus Jr.) portrays a character called Big John Elliott in Day Shift.

Foxx – a life-long bachelor – openly ogled his co-star Karla Souza as his other co-star Natasha Liu Bordizzo let out a laugh.

The Mexican 36-year-old – who plays Audrey San Fernando – wore a chrome strapless gown, which reflected the red carpet. 

Eyes up here, mister! Foxx - a life-long bachelor - openly ogled his co-star Karla Souza as his other co-star Natasha Liu Bordizzo let out a laugh

Eyes up here, mister! Foxx – a life-long bachelor – openly ogled his co-star Karla Souza as his other co-star Natasha Liu Bordizzo let out a laugh

Silver-screen queen: The Mexican 36-year-old wore a chrome strapless gown, which reflected the red carpet

She plays Audrey San Fernando in the movie

Silver-screen queen: The Mexican 36-year-old – who plays Audrey San Fernando – wore a chrome strapless gown, which reflected the red carpet

Taking the plunge! The Australian 27-year-old - who plays Heather - went topless beneath a black-patterned pansuit selected by stylist Molly Dickson

Taking the plunge! The Australian 27-year-old – who plays Heather – went topless beneath a black-patterned pansuit selected by stylist Molly Dickson

Hey, girl, hey! Karla and Natasha looked thrilled to reconnect with their castmate Meagan Good (L), who was reaching out to embrace them

Hey, girl, hey! Karla and Natasha looked thrilled to reconnect with their castmate Meagan Good (L), who was reaching out to embrace them

And the Australian 27-year-old – who plays Heather – went topless beneath a black-patterned pansuit selected by stylist Molly Dickson.

Karla and Natasha looked thrilled to reconnect with their castmate Meagan Good, who was reaching out to embrace them.

The Harlem stunner – who turned 41 on Monday – flaunted her phenomenal 5ft5in figure in a nude body-con dress with matching fingerless gloves and hair wrap.

Birthday girl! She just turned 41 on Monday

The Harlem stunner flaunted her phenomenal 5ft5in figure in a nude body-con dress with matching fingerless gloves and hair wrap

Birthday girl! The Harlem stunner – who turned 41 on Monday – flaunted her phenomenal 5ft5in figure in a nude body-con dress with matching fingerless gloves and hair wrap

Smile! Meghan plays Jocelyn Jablonski, the onscreen wife of Jamie's character, and the pair took a selfie at the after party

Smile! Meghan plays Jocelyn Jablonski, the onscreen wife of Jamie’s character, and the pair took a selfie at the after party

Taking the plunge: The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Garcelle Beauvais wore an unflattering pair of black pants connected to Chanel suspenders with an unbuttoned blouse

Taking the plunge: The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Garcelle Beauvais wore an unflattering pair of black pants connected to Chanel suspenders with an unbuttoned blouse

Old friends: The 55-year-old reality star goes way back with Foxx, having played his co-worker Francesca in The WB sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show from 1996-2001

Old friends: The 55-year-old reality star goes way back with Foxx, having played his co-worker Francesca in The WB sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show from 1996-2001

Meghan plays Jocelyn Jablonski, the onscreen wife of Jamie’s character, and the pair took a selfie at the after party. 

The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Garcelle Beauvais wore an unflattering pair of black pants connected to Chanel suspenders with an unbuttoned blouse.

The 55-year-old reality star goes way back with Foxx, having played his co-worker Francesca in The WB sitcom The Jamie Foxx Show from 1996-2001.

Adorable! 11-year-old Zion Broadnax - who plays Jamie's onscreen daughter Paige - wore a yellow spaghetti-strapped gown with black kitten heels

Adorable! 11-year-old Zion Broadnax – who plays Jamie’s onscreen daughter Paige – wore a yellow spaghetti-strapped gown with black kitten heels

Say vampire! The entire cast and crew gathered for a group shot

Say vampire! The entire cast and crew gathered for a group shot

Short king summer: Selling Sunset star Jason Oppenheim made his red carpet debut with his towering new model girlfriend, Marie-lou Nurk

He nuzzled her chest as they posed together

Short king summer: Selling Sunset star Jason Oppenheim made his red carpet debut with his towering new model girlfriend, Marie-lou Nurk

Creepy! Contortionists dressed like vampires provided color and atmosphere to the film festivities

Creepy! Contortionists dressed like vampires provided color and atmosphere to the film festivities

Massi Furlan (Sasha) rocked vampire fangs and contact lenses as he posed on the red carpet with castmates Steve Howey (Mike Nazarian) and Oliver Masucci (Klaus).

11-year-old Zion Broadnax – who plays Jamie’s onscreen daughter Paige – wore a yellow spaghetti-strapped gown with black kitten heels.

Selling Sunset star Jason Oppenheim made his red carpet debut with his towering new model girlfriend, Marie-lou Nurk.



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