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Coolidge Corner Theatre hosting ‘Black Mass’ premiere

Fans lined up ahead of tonight's screening of “Black Mass” at the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline.
Barry Chin/Globe Staff
Fans lined up ahead of tonight's screening of “Black Mass” at the Coolidge Corner Theater in Brookline.

The Coolidge Corner Theatre hosted a screening of “Black Mass,” the film about infamous Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger. The red carpet was rolled out, and Twitter been abuzz in anticipation.

Expected to attend are actors Johnny Depp, Dakota Johnson, Medford native Julianne Nicholson, Rory Cochrane, Jesse Plemons, David Harbour, director Scott Cooper, producer John Lesher, and authors Dick Lehr and Gerard O’ Neill. There will also be several Patriots players attending, including Patrick Chung, Stephen Gostkowski, Jabaal Sheard, and Nate Ebner.

Related:Live updates: ‘Black Mass’ stars arrive in Boston

Several hours before tonight's screening of “Black Mass,” fans and passersby begin to line Harvard street in Brookline.
Barry Chin/Globe Staff
Several hours before tonight's screening of “Black Mass,” fans and passersby begin to line Harvard street in Brookline.

Fans and passersby begin to line Harvard street.
Barry Chin/Globe Staff
Fans and passersby begin to line Harvard street.

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