The Academy To Celebrate Oscar Nominees With Luncheon This Monday, Feb 10
With 3 weeks to go until Oscar Sunday, it’s time for the Academy class photo and lunch.
More than 150 Oscar nominees will come together at noon on Monday, February 10, at the Beverly Hilton when the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences honors this year’s Oscar contenders at its annual Nominees Luncheon.
Go behind the scenes of the Oscars Nominees Lunch with this new video from Oscar.com HERE.
Two years ago, the 84th Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon was streamed live where Oscar fans got an inside peek at what goes on during the afternoon.
Among the Lead Actor and Actress nominees, Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Bruce Dern, Leonardo DiCaprio, Matthew McConaughey and Meryl Streep are expected to attend the pre-Oscars event. Supporting Actor and Actress nominees Barkhad Abdi, Bradley Cooper, Jonah Hill, Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong’o, Julia Roberts and June Squibb also will join in the celebratory lunch.
All five nominees in the Directing category, Alfonso Cuarón, Steve McQueen, Alexander Payne, David O. Russell and Martin Scorsese, are expected to attend as well.
The 86th Academy Awards will be announced on Oscar Sunday, March 2, at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center and televised live on the ABC.
Nominees for the 85th Academy Awards pose for a group photo at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ Oscar Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, California, Monday, February 4, 2013. credit: Greg Harbaugh / ©A.M.P.A.S.