Morgan Freeman, Tim Robbins, Shawshank Redemption

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Andy and Red are back together again!

Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman attended a screening of The Shawshank Redemption earlier this week in Beverly Hills in honor of the movie's 20th anniversary.

The event was held by the Academy at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater on Nov. 18 and also included screenwriter Frank Darabont, who made his directorial debut on the Oscar-nominated flick.

World War Z 's Max Brooks hosted the evening around the film, which was famously based on Stephen King's novella Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption.

It's hard to believe that it's been exactly two decades since Robbins and Freeman made movie magic on the big screen.

Shawshank was nominated for seven Academy Awards and still holds a special place in the hearts of many.

During the event, Robbins admitted that he still teaches acting to prison inmates.

"They love that movie," he told the crowd at the swanky affair. "Guards, not so much!"

He also shared that Shawshank was "the best script I had ever read."

Robbins added, "I did feel from the start that Morgan was a person I could hang with. We were on the same page regarding the script."

Freeman explained that he was eager to play the role of Red, even though the book descripted the character as a middle-aged Irishman.

"Nobody said what part to read for. So I read it and when I called to find out what part they wanted me to consider…I said, 'I'll do it.'"

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