Oscar Nominees Celebration

Laura Dern
Hollywood Reporter Fetes Oscar Nominees

 

 

The event: The Hollywood Reporter feted this year’s Academy Award contenders at the magazine’s third annual Nominees Night, presented by Cadillac, Feb. 2 at Spago in Beverly Hills.

The scene: Star power radiated from inside master chef Wolfgang Puck’s iconic restaurant as actors and others on the Oscar track socialized over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, moving from the bar to the patio to the restaurant’s various rooms, as they caught up with old friends and congratulated new ones on this year’s accolades.

The crowd: Actors Bradley Cooper of “American Sniper,” Michael Keaton of “Birdman,” Robert Duvall of “The Judge,” Marion Cotillard of “Two Days, One Night,” Patricia Arquette of “Boyhood,”  Laura Dern of “Wild,” America Ferrera and Craig Ferguson of “How to Train Your Dragon 2” and actors Ahna O’Reilly and Betsy Brandt, mixed with studio executives Jim Gianopulos, Fox chair and CEO; Jeffrey Katzenberg, CEO of Dreamworks; Peter Schlessel, CEO of Focus Features;  songwriter Common for “Glory;” directors Damien Chazelle of “Whiplash”…

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Click here to see my whole story for the “All the Rage” section of the Los Angeles Times. Scroll down the page to see more pictures.

 

PHOTOS

Top photo: Supporting actress nominee Laura Dern for “Wild” arrives at The Hollywood Reporter’s Oscar Nominees celebration, presented by Cadillac, along with Delta, Roberto Coin, and Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills at Spago in Beverly Hills (Photo by Jordan Strauss/ Invision for The Hollywood Reporter/ AP Images)

Second photo: Olivia Hamilton with writer/ director Damien Chazelle of “Whiplash,” nominated for 5 Oscars, at The Hollywood Reporter’s Oscar Nominees celebration (photo, SocietyNewsLA.com)

Third photo: Best actress nominee Marion Cotillard for “Two Days, One Night,” arrives at The Hollywood Reporter’s Oscar Nominees celebration, presented by Cadillac, along with Delta, Roberto Coin, and Neiman Marcus Beverly Hills at Spago in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Alexandra Wyman/ Invision for The Hollywood Reporter/ AP Images)

 

Marion Cotillard
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Oscar Nominees Celebration

Published Feb. 6, 2014 – Ellen Olivier, Society News LA