Tonight, Michelle - who wore a red Louis Vuitton gown with Fred Leighton jewels and a pink crocodile clutch - will compete against Glenn Close, Viola Davis, Rooney Mara, and Meryl Streep for the Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar. Her “My Week with Marilyn” costar Kenneth Branagh is up for Best Supporting Actor.
It's the most highly-anticipated event of the awards show season, and the red carpet at the Kodak Theatre will soon be overflowing with the top names in show business.
With the final preparations being tended to, the 84th Annual Academy Awards will kick off on ABC with red carpet coverage beginning at 7 PM ET while the ceremony officially gets underway at 8:25 PM ET on Sunday (February 26).
With another tribute to the best in cinema set to get underway, the stars will be gathering together for the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California on Saturday afternoon (February 25).
Among the many parties being held during Oscars week, a handful of stars gathered together at in Los Angeles, CA on Thursday night (February 23).
There to partake in Bad Robot held Oscar Wilde Honoring the Irish In Film soiree were the night's honorees in actress Michelle Williams and screenwriter John Logan, as well as big screen stud Colin Farrell.