Go Inside Mark Seliger’s Portrait Studio At The Vanity Fair Oscar Party #vfoscars

PicMonkey CollageVanity Fair is known for two things when it comes to the Academy Awards: their portraits and their annual Oscar party. This year, Vanity Fair partnered with Instagram to combine the two traditions into one project. In a custom-built studio adjoining the Vanity Fair Oscar Party space, contributing photographer Mark Seliger shot portraits of guests all night long. Here are some of them. These portraits are AMAZING. They’re better than watching the red carpet! You can see even more pics at the Instagram accounts of Vanity Fair, VFHollywood, and Mark Seliger. These pictures are AMAZING: take a look!

Naomi Watts:

@markseliger captures Naomi Watts in our #oscars portrait studio. She’s wearing @calvinklein. #vfoscars

Judd Apatow & Leslie Mann:

Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann stop by the #VFoscars portrait studio. Photo by @markseliger. #oscars

Sofia Vergara:

@sofiavergara poses for @markseliger in the @vanityfair #oscars portrait studio. #vfoscars

Adam Levine & Behati Prinsloo:

Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann stop by the #VFoscars portrait studio. Photo by @markseliger. #oscars

Reese Witherspoon:

@reesewitherspoon wears @jasonwustudio for @hugoboss at the #oscars portrait studio. Captured by @markseliger. #vfoscars

Kerry Washington:

@kerrywashington visits @markseliger’s #oscars portrait studio. #vfoscars

Mindy Kaling & BJ Novak:

@mindykaling and B.J. Novak (@picturesoftext) joined us for dinner and posed for @markseliger in the portrait studio. These two kids should make a movie together! #vfoscars

LL Cool J:

#llcoolj @ #vfoscars

Paul Rudd & Adam Scott:

Coming soon to a theater near you: Wrists of Glory! Paul Rudd and Adam Scott break in Mark Seliger’s studio at the @vanityfair #oscars party. More portraits all night! #vfoscars #nofilter

Grayden Carter & his wife, Anna:

The man of the hour, Graydon Carter & his beautiful wife Anna…

Chris, Liam & Luke Hemsworth:

#hemsworth brothers @ #vfoscars

Sienna Miller:

The beautiful Sienna Miller poses for @markseliger at the @vanityfair #oscars party. More portraits all night long! #nofilter #vfoscars

Photos Courtesy of Vanity Fair Oscar Party

Is Reportedly Dating NINA DOBREV



It appears that Liam Hemsworth, one third of the hottest group of brothers known to womankind (What’s that you say, you didn’t know there were THREE Hemsworth brothers? Well now you do – you’re welcome!) , might have officially moved on from Miley Cyrus.

According to various reports on Twitter, over the weekend Liam was spotted hanging out with Nina Dobrev in Atlanta, GA, where she is filming her hit series Vampire Diaries.

There’s only one photo available of the couple, and “Nina’s” back is to the camera, but quite a few Twitters got on the social networking site to say that they’d just seen the possible couple out at a bar. One Twitter user said that they had just partied with the couple, while another seemed super excited about meeting Liam, but wholly unimpressed with meeting Nina because, apparently, Nina was wearing ripped jeans and that’s now a fashion faux pas.

Photos via Just Jared and WENN.

Will Be THOR For A Third Time



Thor 3 looks like it’s officially a go! Marvel announced that they’ve selected the screenwriter for the third installment of the series, which stars Chris Hemsworth. By the way, there’s no way that Chris Hemsworth wasn’t born specifically to play the role of Thor, right? I mean … look at him.

For the third flick, Marvel has decided to bring in some comic experts to handle the screenplay. And no, I don’t mean “comic” as in “funny,” I mean “comic” as in “graphic novel.”  Craig Kyle and Christopher Yost were both involved in the production of Thor 2: The Dark World, and Craig is actually the co-writer of many of the X-Men comics.

Marvel has been having ridiculous amount of success with their movie franchises, which include all of the Iron Man and Avengers series.

Photos via WENN.

Celebrity Birthdays For January 13… Cha, Cha, Cha!

"The Hunger Games: Catching Fire" New York Premiere

Happy Birthday to Liam Hemsworth! The ‘Hunger Games‘ star is 24. Let’s see who else is celebrating a birthday.

  • Actress Frances Sternhagen is 84.
  • Comedian Rip Taylor is 80.
  • Actor Billy Gray is 76.
  • Actor Richard Moll is 71.
  • Guitarist Trevor Rabin of Yes is 60.
  • Drummer Fred White of Earth, Wind and Fire is 59.
  • Actor Kevin Anderson is 54.
  • Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfuss is 53.
  • Singer Graham “Suggs” McPherson of Madness is 53.
  • Country singer Trace Adkins is 52.
  • Actress Penelope Ann Miller is 50.
  • Actor Patrick Dempsey is 48.
  • Actress Traci Bingham is 46.
  • Actress Nicole Eggert is 42.
  • Actor Orlando Bloom is 37.
  • Actor Liam Hemsworth is 24.


Afternoon Links


Oscar Time: Predicting Best Actress (watch out Kate Blanchett and Sandra Bullock!) (Celebrity Cafe)

Miley Cyrus gets a little too friendly in her new music video (Popbytes)

Kate Upton is single! (Popoholic)

Would you accept an apology from Steve Martin? (Celebitchy)

Phil Robertson breaks his silence (ICYDK)

Snooki‘s son Lorenzo is NOT a fan of Santa Claus.  (Celebuzz)

It’s Mariah Carey in a bikini. In Aspen. Colorado.  Burrrr.  (Celebslam)

Gwyneth Paltrow wins! (Bohomoth)

Is Ciara preggers?!  (Bossip)

‘Hunger Games’ Star Says He’s Much Happier Post-Miley Cyrus Split

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I think we all knew Liam Hemsworth’s and Miley Cyrus’ split was a long time coming. Now Liam admits he’s happier as a single guy. Here’s some of what he told the press while working the red carpet for ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ premiere.

“These days I feel like I’m more centered and grounded than I’ve ever been. I’ve learned so much. The first few years in L.A. were really tough and scary, but I had to figure things out for myself.”

One thing he had to learn during his high profile relationship with Miley was how to handle the media attention.

“What I always keep in mind is that I know what the truth is and that’s all that matters. I know I’m a good person.”  

That’s a great attitude to have when you live in the public eye in the age of the internet! It sounds like his ‘Hunger Games’ co-star, Jennifer Lawrence, is helping him cope, too.

“For a few years I went down a path where I forgot to be in the moment and enjoy the moment. But being around someone like Jen, who is so honest and laughs all day long, I am forced to be in the right now. I’m much happier.” 

The two were in Atlanta shooting ‘Mockingjay’ for a while before promoting ‘Catching Fire.’ Sounds like it’s great timing, since I’m guessing Liam and Jen basically star in the first ‘Mockingjay’ (Hollywood is splitting the book up into two parts).


Hot Guy Of The Day

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Without Josh Hutcherson in attendance, Liam Hemsworth got to shine a little brighter at ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire‘ premiere in NYC. Of course, it doesn’t really matter if Josh is around or not: Liam (and Josh) look hot regardless. Liam seemed to have some fun with his leading lady, Jennifer Lawrence, on the red carpet.

Check out the thumbnails! The two of them looked like they were letting loose a bit. Can you blame them? How many red carpets have they walked in the last ten days or so? I’ve lost count!

Photos by GG/Diane Cohen/FAMEFLYNET