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March 28, 2013
'Temptation' actor Robbie Jones' special Sacramento screening


Sacramento's Tower Theatre is rolling out the red carpet Thursday night (March 28) for a special screening of Tyler Perry's new movie "Temptation," which stars Cordova High School and UC Berkeley graduate Robbie Jones, who will be in attendance.

In the film, Jones plays Harley, an entrepreneur who has an affair with Judith ("Friday Night Light's" Jurnee Smollett-Bell), a married young woman who works for a matchmaking service.

While Jones' resume includes TV shows such as "90210" and "One Tree Hill" among other projects, "Temptation" marks his highest profile film role to date.

Look for a profile of Jones from The Bee's film critic Carla Meyer in Friday's Ticket section, in which he talks about working with filmmaker Perry as well as the other actors in the movie, including reality-TV star Kim Kardashian and pop-singer Brandy Norwood.

Tonight's 7:30 p.m. special screening at the Tower, hosted by radio station KSFM, is invite only (the station has been giving away tickets to listeners), however "Temptation" opens in Sacramento-area theaters Friday.

-- Tim Swanson

Photo credit: Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Robbie Jones in "Temptation" from Lionsgate Films.

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