Yeo, Fraser feel love at Vanity Fair’s post-Oscars party

Beverly Hills, CA (AP) — Michelle Yeoh and Angela Bassett Locked in a long hug, bare muscle-bound arms wrapped around each other. They whispered, laughed and shrieked with glee as nearly every phone nearby came out to take a picture.

Vanity Fair’s annual post- oscar The party was filled with moments of warmth and joy from Sunday night through Monday morning. Academy Awards without dramadoesn’t have the head-shaking weight of last year post slap edition.

Yawits Best Actress Oscar, was one of the seven reigning nights of “ All at once, anywhere,” There were swarms of like-minded people and selfie-seekers before meeting Bassett, who had just walked into the party and didn’t look happy when she lost her best supporting actress to Yeo’s castmates. . Jamie Lee Curtis But here it was all smiles.

Yeoh then grabbed the Oscar while rocking back and forth to The Human League’s “Don’t You Want Me” at the end of the dance floor.

Brendan Fraser I got the same treatment when I hugged the Oscar for best actor in “The Whale” just before yaw and slowly walked across the room in constant congratulations.

Half of the directorial duo of “Everything Everywhere All at Once” Daniel Scheinertwith neither of the three Oscars he won on Sunday night, nor his partner Danielle Kwan in sight, stood outside eating an In-N-Out burger, the traditional meal of the party, at the house.・Of Pain’s “Jump Around.”

“We finally had dinner,” Scheinert said as the long night and even longer award season drew to a close.

The champagne-soaked affair, which began as a 100-person viewing party and grew into the night’s most popular invitation, was cast into the space that connects the Wallis Annenberg Performing Arts Center and Beverly Hills City Hall, where Vanity Fair editors , Radhika Jones.

It’s also always full of Oscar-holding, much less-famous people, category winners including best documentary shorts, and are automatically invited with statuettes.

Once the ceremony itself is over, Oscar night begins for many stars. The first stop is always the Governor’s Ball. Dolby Theater Inside the Ovation Hollywood Complex.

Winners have one main goal: to get their name engraved on the Oscars. Others take the chance to eat a bite prepared by Wolfgang Puck. Harrison Ford circled around the room.

Again, the atmosphere was completely different from the previous year, when the slap cast a pallor into the celebration.

Navalny Director Danielle Roar lined up for Prime Rib with a new personalized Best Documentary Feature Oscar. bottom.

It was relatively calm until Curtis made his way to the platform and yelled at the photographer to take a picture.

when Ke Huy Quan Finally a statuette of his best supporting actor seemed personalized.

“The Whale” playwright and screenwriter Samuel D. Hunter was still processing the fact that Fraser not only won, but confirmed his name in his acceptance speech.

“We set our expectations so low it was unbelievable,” said Hunter.

Meanwhile, Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel was ambushed outside the main party, chatting with “Top Gun: Maverick” director Joseph Kosinski and “The Whale” director Darren Aronofsky.・Hirsh also sipped red wine and turned to Kimmel, who was standing next to his wife and producer, Molly McNearney.

“I thought it was a good show,” said screenwriter Tony Kushner as he left.

Brian Tyree Henry poses for a photo with Troy Cosser, who won Best Supporting Actor for his role in “CODA” at last year’s Oscars. Praise Williams for bringing such authenticity to her role in “Favellmans.”

“Thank you very much,” she said. “That’s exactly what we wanted to do.”

By 9:30, some were ready. Hugh Grant pointed at the exit, and apart from that, Sigourney Weaver wasn’t far behind either. After all, Vanity Fair was already underway and just a short drive away. Grant quickly sipped champagne there. Weaver, Kimmel and Hersh soon followed.

“The Fabermans” director and Hollywood royalty Steven Spielberg made a rare, brief party appearance. I was hugged

The fame and fortune of Vanity Fair parties extends far beyond Hollywood.

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and partner Lauren Sanchez hugged Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson and wife Ciara, posed for photos, and suggested travel plans.

Tennis great John McEnroe, his wife, singer Patti Smith, and actor and screenwriter Mindy Kaling chatted and stood across the room for pictures of themselves.

Outside on a smoky patio, Andrew Garfield and Seth Rogen shouted at each other over pumping music from a nearby dance floor, and Rogen let out an unmistakable laugh. Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai He immediately came to say hello.

Best Actress and Best Actor, Yeoh and Fraser met each other in the valet area outside the party and gave each other a final warm hug at the end of the winning awards season with the happiest ending.

Both were receiving constant compliments and photo requests as they got into their cars and hurried away.


AP Films writer Lindsay Burr reports from Los Angeles. Follow her on her Twitter. Follow AP Entertainment Writer Andrew Dalton on Twitter.


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