The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences hosted its annual Oscar nominees luncheon on Monday at the Beverly Hilton.
Most of this year's nominees attended the event, the last chance they have to be together in a relaxed atmosphere before the 96th Academy Awards next month. The group mingled and dined, and posed for the Academy's annual class photos in the Hilton ballroom.
See the photo taken by Richard Harbaugh above and in more detail below.
See how the photo from inside the room took shape today, courtesy of Deadline's Pete Hammond, who will have more to report later today.
Today's guest list, just on the actor and director side, included names like Sterling K. Brown, Emma Stone, Paul Giamatti, Steven Spielberg, Lily Gladstone, Celine Song, Cord 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 Joy Randolph, Christine Vachon, Ryan Gosling, Robert Downey Jr and more.
It provided some memorable moments, like when Oppenheimerby Christopher Nolan and Flower Moon AssassinsMartin Scorsese shook hands on the steps with Gladstone sitting between them.
Oppenheimer and Killers of the Flower Moon have a total of 23 Oscar nominations between them.
The 96th Academy Awards are set for Sunday, March 10, 2024, in the Dolby Theater at Ovation Hollywood, hosted by Jimmy Kimmel and broadcast live on ABC.
Here's a closer look at today's photo: