Out of this world! Charlize Theron is simply stunning in chic mini dress at Prometheus premiere
09:14 GMT, 1 June 2012
Charlize Theron kept her outfit simple and let her natural beauty shine through as she graced the premiere of her latest film Prometheus in London last night.
The South African actress was the star attraction at the event in Leicester Square, which was attended by her co-stars Michael Fassbender and Noomi Rapace and director Ridley Scott.
Charlize looked sensational in a minimalist midnight blue strapless dress by Dior.
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Chic: Charlize Theron plays it cool in a shimmering midnight blue dress at the Prometheus premiere in London
The 36-year-old star's dress featured shimmering fabric that turned sheer towards the hemline, revealing a hint of leg with a thigh-high slit.
She added strappy black heels and kept her jewellery to a minimum with a black bangle and cocktail ring.
Charlize, a former model, looked fresh-faced with natural make-up and dewy, golden skin.
Facing the crowds: The actress was the star attraction at the premiere, held at The Empire in Leicester Square
Natural beauty: Charlize looked gorgeous in her strapless dress, which faded to sheer on the leg
Her look was in stark contrast to the dramatic appearance she made just a fortnight ago at another film premiere in Leicester Square.
Charlize wore a black tulle gown and heavy black eye make-up to walk the red carpet at the Snow White and the Huntsman screening on May 14.
Miss Theron bumped into her co-star Noomi Rapace outside The Empire cinema, and the actresses embraced in greeting and shared a joke as they posed together for pictures.
Style switch: The 36-year-old's simple style is in stark contrast to her dramatic gown at the Snow White and the Huntsman dress a few months ago
Elegant: Noomi Rapace wore a black sequinned gown
Noomi, who made her name starring in the original Swedish-version Girl With The Dragon Tattoo film, looked elegant in a black sequinned gown.
Noomi and Charlize also posed for pictures with their male co-stars, Michael Fassbender and Logan Marshall-Green.
Both actors looked sharp in suits and ties.
Cosying up to her co-star: Noomi stars in the blockbuster alongside Charlize
Taking the world by storm: Charlize and Noomi pose with their co-stars Logan Marshall-Green and Michael Fassbender; their film has broken box office records for pre-sale tickets
Looking sharp, boys: Guy Peace opted for a blue suit, while Michael Fassbender went for charcoal
Lookalikes: Prometheus star Logan Marshall-Green (left), who many have mistaken for Tom Hardy, who happened to attend the premiere
Director Ridley Scott brought along his partner, actress Giannina Facio, who looked stunning in a red figure-hugging dress with a plunging neckline.
Other celebrity attendees included Minnie Driver, who wore an elaborate gold lace gown.
Peaches Geldof and her fianc Thomas Cohen took a night off from caring for their baby Astala to attend the screening.
Icon: Director Ridley Scott and his partner Giannina Facio walked the red carpet together
Sleek: Salma Hayek also attended, wearing a purple embellished frock
Peaches wore a strapless silver dress for the occasion, with black studded heels.
Downton Abbey star Jessica Brown Findlay looked lovely in a green and silver frock.
it was revealed that the BFI Imax is set to break records in advance
ticket sales after taking over 500,000 for the highly anticipated
Silver screen: Peaches Geldof wore a strapless silver frock, while Jessica Brown Findlay looked lovely in a silver and green dress by Peter Pilotto
Parent's night off: Peaches and her fianc Thomas Cohen took a night off from caring for baby Astala to attend the screening
All that glitters: Minnie Driver wore a head-turning gold lace gown, while Edith Bowman wore a white lace frock
Team Danny: Danny O'Donoghue and his contestant on The Voice Bo Bruce had a night off ahead of the finals this week
viewers saw the film for the first time at midnight with more than
32,000 people having paid for their tickets to watch it at the special
Prometheus cost a reported 85 million to make, but it is set to overtake box office records previously set by hits such as Avatar and Batman The Dark Knight.
Prometheus cost a reported 85 million to make, but it is set to
overtake box office records previously set by hits such as Avatar and
Batman The Dark Knight
Galaxy far, far away: The film is set in the late 21st century
and the crew of the spaceship Prometheus is sent on a scientific
expedition to follow a star map which could lead them to the origins of
The film is set in the late 21st century and the crew of the spaceship Prometheus is sent on a scientific expedition to follow a star map which could lead them to the origins of mankind.
But as they begin to explore the advanced civilization of an extraterrestrial race, they soon face a threat to humanity's very existence.
All-star: Charlize earlier filmed an appearance on the Graham Norton show alongside Jon Hamm
Action hero: In Prometheus, Theron plays Meredith Vickers, the no-nonsense leader of an expedition to discover the genesis of the human race
VIDEO: Charlize, Michael and Prometheus director Ridley Scott on the red carpet…