The Academy of Movement Image Arts and Sciences hosted its annual Oscar Nominees Luncheon on Monday on the Beverly Hilton.
A majority of this 12 months’s nominees attended the occasion, the final probability they must be collectively in a relaxed setting earlier than the 96th Oscars subsequent month. The group mingled and dined, and posed for the Academy’s annual class picture filling risers within the Hilton’s ballroom.
See the picture taken by Richard Harbaugh above and in nearer element beneath.
Right here’s how the picture took form from contained in the room in the present day, courtesy of Deadline’s Pete Hammond, who may have extra to report later in the present day.
Right now’s loaded visitor checklist on the actor and director facet alone included the likes of Sterling Ok. Brown, Emma Stone, Paul Giamatti, Steven Spielberg, Lily Gladstone, Celine Music, Twine Jefferson, Margot Robbie, Jeffrey Wright, Annette Bening, Colman Domingo, Ava DuVernay, Billie Eilish, Sandra Hüller, Bradley Cooper, Emily Blunt, Greta Gerwig, Cillian Murphy, Da’Vine Pleasure Randolph, Christine Vachon, Ryan Gosling, Robert Downey Jr and extra.
It made for some memorable moments, like when Oppenheimer‘s Christopher Nolan and Killers of the Flower Moon‘s Martin Scorsese exchanged handshakes on the risers with Gladstone sitting between them.
Oppenheimer and Killers of the Flower Moon have a complete of 23 Oscar nominations between them.
The 96th Oscars are set for Sunday, March 10, 2024 on the Dolby Theater at Ovation Hollywood, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and airing reside on ABC.
Right here’s a better take a look at in the present day’s picture: