The Triangle Square Theater in Costa Mesa, California played host to the North American premiere of romantic drama Jackie & Ryan on Saturday, April 25.

Katherine Heigl At The Premiere Of Jackie & Ryan Katherine Heigl At The Premiere Of Jackie & Ryan

Katherine Heigl was joined by co-stars Ben Barnes and Clea DuVall at the event, which formed the centerpiece of the Newport Beach Film Festival. The screening was followed by a Q & A session with the cast and a celebratory party. Production staff, including the writer and director of the movie Ami Canaan Mann, were also in attendance.

Katherine Heigl & Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon Katherine Heigl & Attendee Director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon

After arriving at the venue Katherine was accompanied on the red carpet by Ben Barnes, the duo posing for photographs and conducting interviews with the press before sitting down to watch the screening with festival goers.

The pair even found time to post a picture on social media as they waited for the movie to begin.

Next stop on the film festival circuit for Jackie & Ryan is the Bentonville Film Festival in Arkansas. The festival, which champions women and diversity in film, will air the independent feature on May 7th. Tickets are available for the 12.30pm showing from the BFF web site.