Julia Roberts and Sean Penn suit up for the premiere of their TV series Gaslit in New York City

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All eyes were on Julia Roberts and Gaslit co-star Sean Penn as they attended the premiere of their upcoming TV series based on the first season of the podcast Slow Burn by Leon Neyfakh in New York City on Monday evening. 

While the 61-year-old Mystic River opted to wear a classic black black tuxedo with a white dress shirt and tie, the Pretty Woman star, 54, arrived to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a structured grey blazer and a pair of plaid shorts, which showcased her toned legs.

For the screening of her latest project, tackling the Watergate scandal, mother-of-three completed her ensemble with a baby blue button-down, black high heels, and her long chestnut brown tresses in loose curls. 

Dynamic duo: All eyes were on Julia Roberts and Gaslit co-star Sean Penn as they attended the premiere of their upcoming TV series based on the first season of the podcast Slow Burn by Leon Neyfakh in New York City on Monday evening

Dynamic duo: All eyes were on Julia Roberts and Gaslit co-star Sean Penn as they attended the premiere of their upcoming TV series based on the first season of the podcast Slow Burn by Leon Neyfakh in New York City on Monday evening

As she posed for pictures with Penn, the Erin Brockovich actress flashed her flashed her famous smile before mingling with Dan Stevens and Betty Gilpin, who star as the infamous couple Mo and John Dean in their new show.

Stevens looked every inch the film star in a black, orange and copper three-piece suit and green-tinted sunglasses.

Gilpin, who is best known for her role as Debbie on Netflix’s female-wrestling comedy Glow, turned heads in a plunging black gown with a cutout on the midriff.

Suited up: While the 61-year-old Mystic River opted to wear a classic black black tuxedo with a white dress shirt and tie, the Pretty Woman star, 54, attended the star-studded screening in a structured grey blazer and a pair of plaid shorts, which showcased her toned legs

Suited up: While the 61-year-old Mystic River opted to wear a classic black black tuxedo with a white dress shirt and tie, the Pretty Woman star, 54, attended the star-studded screening in a structured grey blazer and a pair of plaid shorts, which showcased her toned legs

Trendy: Roberts completed her eye-catching ensemble with a baby blue button-down, black high heels, and her long chestnut brown tresses in loose curls

Trendy: Roberts completed her eye-catching ensemble with a baby blue button-down, black high heels, and her long chestnut brown tresses in loose curls

All together: The duo also posed for pictures with Dan Stevens and Betty Gilpin

All together: The duo also posed for pictures with Dan Stevens and Betty Gilpin

The three-time Emmy nominee wore her dark brown hair in a sleek updo, no jewelry and a radiant makeup look, consisting of a nude lipstick, blush and a sweeping of bronzer.

In their new film, Roberts plays Watergate whistleblower Martha Mitchell and Penn plays her husband Attorney General John Mitchell.

Martha was the first person who told the public about Watergate. But people turned on her, saying she was crazy. 

Group photo: The mother-of-three and two-time Oscar winner smiled as they stood next to Gilpin and Stevens, who star as the infamous couple Mo and John Dean in Starz's Watergate drama Gaslit

Group photo: The mother-of-three and two-time Oscar winner smiled as they stood next to Gilpin and Stevens, who star as the infamous couple Mo and John Dean in Starz’s Watergate drama Gaslit

Exciting: While  Penn and Roberts have been friends for years, this is their first project together

Exciting: While  Penn and Roberts have been friends for years, this is their first project together

Happy: As she posed for pictures with Penn, the Erin Brockovich actress flashed her flashed her famous smile

Happy: As she posed for pictures with Penn, the Erin Brockovich actress flashed her flashed her famous smile

The show is said to be, ‘a modern take on Watergate that focuses on the untold stories and forgotten characters of the scandal.’

The trailer begins with Mitchell being introduced as cameras are flashed, while a man says, ‘You are the first person to publicly accuse the President for the Watergate break-in. Are you crazy?’

She responds, ‘I’m a Southern woman. We speak our minds, we talk. I never stop talking,’ when the interviewer says, ‘I bet your husband loves that,’ and she says, without missing a beat, ‘He takes it in stride.’

Coming soon: Stevens and Gilpin, who star as the infamous couple Mo and John Dean in their new show

Coming soon: Stevens and Gilpin, who star as the infamous couple Mo and John Dean in their new show

Fabulous: Gilpin, who is best known for her role as Debbie on Netflix's female-wrestling comedy Glow, turned heads in a plunging black gown with a cutout on the midriff

Fabulous: Gilpin, who is best known for her role as Debbie on Netflix’s female-wrestling comedy Glow, turned heads in a plunging black gown with a cutout on the midriff

Beautiful: The three-time Emmy nominee wore her dark brown hair in a sleek updo, no jewelry and a radiant makeup look, consisting of a nude lipstick, blush and a sweeping of bronzer

Beautiful: The three-time Emmy nominee wore her dark brown hair in a sleek updo, no jewelry and a radiant makeup look, consisting of a nude lipstick, blush and a sweeping of bronzer

Cool guy: Stevens looked every inch the film star in a black, orange and copper three-piece suit and green-tinted sunglasses

Cool guy: Stevens looked every inch the film star in a black, orange and copper three-piece suit and green-tinted sunglasses

The trailer, released in February, features more shots of both Margaret and John, with a graphic that reads, ‘Based on the insane but shockingly true story.

She responds, ‘I’m a Southern woman. We speak our minds, we talk. I never stop talking,’ when the interviewer says, ‘I bet your husband loves that,’ and she says, without missing a beat, ‘He takes it in stride.’

The trailer features more shots of both Margaret and John, with a graphic that reads, ‘Based on the insane but shockingly true story.

Figure-hugging frock: Boardwalk Empire's Christiane Seidel commanded attention in a hot pink gown with cutouts on the midriff

Sexy: Orange Is the New Black star Alysia Reiner wore a sequined black halter dress with a key-hole in the front

Figure-hugging frock: Boardwalk Empire’s Christiane Seidel commanded attention in a hot pink gown with cutouts on the midriff Mobile caption 2

Daring: Fashion model Pritka Swarup stunned in a black gown with a low-neckline, slit up the front and sequined bodice

Daring: Fashion model Pritka Swarup stunned in a black gown with a low-neckline, slit up the front and sequined bodice

Thriving: Canadian-South African model Maye Musk radiated beauty in a colbat blue jumpsuit with a white belt around her trim frame

Thriving: Canadian-South African model Maye Musk radiated beauty in a colbat blue jumpsuit with a white belt around her trim frame

Edgy: British actress Emma Laird, best known for the film From Life and In Conversation With a Goddess, flaunted her toned midriff in a tweed crop top

Edgy: British actress Emma Laird, best known for the film From Life and In Conversation With a Goddess, flaunted her toned midriff in a tweed crop top

Out and about: Comedian Patton Oswalt wore a grey suit and striped tie to the star-studded event

Out and about: Comedian Patton Oswalt wore a grey suit and striped tie to the star-studded event

Date night: He attended with his wife Meredith Salenger, who rocked a black long sleeve gown with a slit

Date night: He attended with his wife Meredith Salenger, who rocked a black long sleeve gown with a slit

Playful: The actor was seen posing on his back at the event while laying down on a massive fake phone

Playful: The actor was seen posing on his back at the event while laying down on a massive fake phone

Looking good! The Resident's Patrick Walker wore a hot pink suit, gold necklace and black loafers

Looking good! The Resident’s Patrick Walker wore a hot pink suit, gold necklace and black loafers

Color coordinating: Cobra Kai's Ralph Macchio and longtime spouse Phyllis Fierro matched in all black

Color coordinating: Cobra Kai’s Ralph Macchio and longtime spouse Phyllis Fierro matched in all black

Leading man: Macchio is best known for playing Daniel LaRusso in three Karate Kid films

Leading man: Macchio is best known for playing Daniel LaRusso in three Karate Kid films

G. Gordon Liddy (Shea Whigham) says, ‘That loudmouth wife of his is becoming too much of a liability,’ as John tells Martha, ‘Do you want to know the truth? There is no conspiracy hiding in the shadows.’

While he says that, we see someone putting a bug in Martha’s phone and a man literally stepping out of the shadows to confront Martha while she’s on the phone.

Another man tells her that, ‘a lot of women your age suffer from paranoid episodes’ while she’s seen struggling with two other men who are trying to inject her with something and ultimately throw her through a glass table.

Classic: Amelia Gray wore all-black and a delicate silver necklace

Classic: Amelia Gray wore all-black and a delicate silver necklace

Handsome: Mr. Robot producer Chad Hamilton looked timeless in a black suit and white dress shirt

Handsome: Mr. Robot producer Chad Hamilton looked timeless in a black suit and white dress shirt

Fun time: Nat Faxon wore a blue suit, red tie and brown leather loafers

Fun time: Nat Faxon wore a blue suit, red tie and brown leather loafers

Premiere: Big Sky's John Carroll Lynch wore a black blazer, red striped tie, and khaki pants

Premiere: Big Sky’s John Carroll Lynch wore a black blazer, red striped tie, and khaki pants

Mixing it up: Celia Weston added a colorful scarf too her otherwise all-black outfit

Mixing it up: Celia Weston added a colorful scarf too her otherwise all-black outfit

The trailer winds down with shots of the other cast members such as Stevens as White House Counsel John Dean, Gilpin as his wife Mo Dean and Whigham as Liddy, the chief operative of Nixon’s White House Plumbers spy unit.

A number of other dramatic shots are shown before John Mitchell tells Margaret, ‘nobody gives a damn what you think.’

The final shot of the trailer shows Margaret in front of some sort of panel where a man asks her, ‘Why risk your husband’s position?’

‘Because it’s the truth,’ she says, as the trailer comes to an end.

Actress Amy Landecker and Lulu Whitford posed for a picture together

Actress Amy Landecker and Lulu Whitford posed for a picture together

Princess vibes: Fargo's Allison Tolman wore long sleeve emerald gown and white sandals

Rising star Big Little Lies' Darby Camp, 14, wore a black and white tie-dye romper

Rising star Big Little Lies’ Darby Camp, 14, wore a black and white tie-dye romper

Activist: Marin Ireland wore a black sequined jacket and'Protect Trans Kids' t-shirt on the red carpet

Activist: Marin Ireland wore a black sequined jacket and ‘Protect Trans Kids’ t-shirt on the red carpet

Writer and director Robbie Pickering, known for Natural Selection, wore a navy blue pinstripe suit and purple tie

Writer and director Robbie Pickering, known for Natural Selection, wore a navy blue pinstripe suit and purple tie

Show time: Ghost Whisperer's Camryn Manheim wore a black studded blouse, pendant necklace and a pair of sparkly earrings

Show time: Ghost Whisperer’s Camryn Manheim wore a black studded blouse, pendant necklace and a pair of sparkly earrings

The ensemble cast also includes Patton Oswalt as Chuck Colson, who served as Special Counsel to Nixon and Reed Diamond as Mark Felt, the FBI agent who revealed in 2005 that he was the controversial anonymous source known as Deep Throat.

Gaslit, created by Robbie Pickering, will debut April 24 on Starz.

Watch the brand new series Gaslit on April 24, only on Stan in Australia.

Unrecognizable: The actor in character for Gaslit

Pictured: United States Attorney General John N Mitchell (1913 - 1988) photographed in 1971

Transformation: Penn spent hours in the make-up chair to transform into character

New trailer: The Watergate scandal gets a whole new perspective Starz's newseries Gaslit, starring Julia Roberts

Who Julia is playing: Martha Mitchell pictured at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston on March 5, 1975

A look back: The Watergate scandal gets a whole new perspective in the first trailer for the upcoming Starz series Gaslit, starring Julia Roberts

Premiere: Gaslit, created by Robbie Pickering, will debut April 24 on Starz

Premiere: Gaslit, created by Robbie Pickering, will debut April 24 on Starz

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