With the Academy Awards just around the corner, this year’s nominees including “Lady Bird” writer-director Greta Gerwig, “The Shape Of Water” director Guillermo del Toro, “The Post”‘s Meryl Streep and more are celebrating at the coveted annual Oscars Luncheon in Hollywood.
Held at the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles, nominees Saoirse Ronan, Sally Hawkins, Daniel Kaluuya, Mary J. Blige, Gary Oldman, Jordan Peele, Laurie Metcalf and Timothee Chalamet are among those stars expected to attend the non-televised event.
This year’s nominees in all categories will get a chance to mingle during the relaxed affair and pose for the traditional nominee group photo. Telecast producers will also give a few pointers on how to deliver a memorable speech for first-time nominees in the group. The 2018 nominated class includes 200 people, representing five countries.
Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the milestone 90th Academy Awards will be held on March 4.