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'Black Swan' after-party was a 'Madhouse' with Mila Kunis, Darren Aronofsky

November 12, 2010 |  3:26 pm

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Ain't no party like a twisted ballerina party -- just ask Natalie Portman and her "Black Swan" cast.

Following the premiere Thursday of Darren Aronofsky's thriller, which marked the closing night of the 2010 AFI Fest, revelers headed to the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel for libations. 

Black-swan-party-gallery On the sky bridge overlooking the hotel pool, Aronofsky and his stars took their compliments and kept it casual apart from the raging crowd below, snacking and staring in the Blossom Room at numerous hired "swans": models in tutus and the same dramatic makeup Portman dons in the flick. (Click the picture of her in character, right, to launch a gallery of pictures from the red carpet.)

And after that party was yet another after-party of sorts -- an exclusive preview of "Beacher's Madhouse," the hotel's new resident entertainment from Jeff Beacher and David Arquette. Around 11:30 p.m., Aronofsky, Mila Kunis and several producers entered the 100-seat theater beneath the hotel, accessing it through a hidden tunnel concealed by a bookcase.

The variety show featured a live goat, life-sized rabbits, Oompa-Loompas and burlesque dancers -- undeniable proof that even the ballet set can get down.

"Black Swan," which had its world premiere at the Venice International Film Festival, opens Dec. 3 in U.S. theaters.

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-- Matt Donnelly
Twitter.com/MattDonnelly 

Photo: "Black Swan" cast members and filmmakers on hand for the movie's Hollywood gala screening Thursday include Winona Ryder, left, Barbara Hershey, director Darren Aronofsky, Natalie Portman, Vincent Cassel, Benjamin Millepied and Mila Kunis. Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images. 

 

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