“I gasped – and not in a good way”: One star is causing a stir with her extremely daring gown as she walks the red carpet at the Oscars.
Oscars day is finally upon us again.
Some of the biggest names in Hollywood will shortly descend on the iconic Dolby Theatre in LA for this year’s Academy Awards, which is being hosted by Wanda Sykes, Amy Schumer and Regina Hall.
The Oscars will honour the best in film over the past year, with 10 nominees battling it out for the big gong, Best Picture: Belfast, CODA, Don’t Look Up, Drive My Car, Dune, King Richard, Licorice Pizza, Nightmare Alley, The Power of the Dog and West Side Story.
But before that gets underway, we get to check out all the best, worst and most outrageous looks from the red carpet.
(You can check out the full list of nominations here).
Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross turned plenty of heads with her incredibly revealing red gown., which featured plenty of material at the bottom.. and not a lot at the top:
Unsurprisingly, the jaw-dropping look has caused a bit of a kerfuffle on Twitter.
Vanessa Hudgens, who is hosting the pre-show, was one of the first to arrive, wearing a sequined Michael Kors gown.
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Pam and Tommy star Lily James kept things racy in a low-cut, pale pink lacy dress with a daring thigh-high split and tulle embellishments.
King Richard star Saniyya Sidney – who played a young Venus Williams in the Best Picture-nominated biographical sports drama – is a vision in a fairytale pastel gown.
Former Disney star Sofia Carson is draped in kilometres of black tulle.
Jamie Lee Curtis donned a sparkly dark-hued gown, and accessorised with some fishnet fingerless gloves that she presumably took home from the Freaky Friday set.
The Oscars red carpet coverage will begin on Foxtel’s E! channel from 8am AEDT, and the ceremony will get underway at 11am AEDT on Channel 7.
In the Best Actress category, Australian actress Nicole Kidman is nominated for Being the Ricardos, and is up against frontrunner Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye), Kristen Stewart (Spencer), Penelope Cruz (Parallel Mothers) and Olivia Colman (The Lost Daughter).
As for Best Actor, Will Smith is primed to take out the award for King Richard, with Javier Bardem (Being the Ricardos), Benedict Cumberbatch (The Power of the Dog), Andrew Garfield (Tick, Tick … Boom!) and Denzel Washington (The Tragedy of Macbeth) also in the running.