Behold, the red carpet front runners so far....
Sleek, smart Anne Hathaway looked smashing in a blush-colored satin halter gown by Prada—which, she revealed to Seacrest, she didn't settle on till about three hours before it was time to get dressed.
Anne is nominated tonight for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Les Miserables and she will also be performing the song “I Dreamed a Dream”!
Nicole Kidman is all glitter on the red carpet at the 2013 Academy Awards in a L’Wren Scott dress, shoes and bag with Fred Leighton jewels.
The 45-year-old actress, who is set to hit the stage to present during the show, was joined at the event by her husband Keith Urban.
Jennifer Aniston is red hot on the red carpet. The 44-year-old actress was joined on the carpet by her fiance Justin Theroux.
Jennifer is a show-stopping in a Valentino gown Salvatore Ferragamo clutch and Fred Leighton jewels, while Justin wore a Salvatore Ferragamo suit.
Charlize Theron dazzles in white hot Dior. She had her hair buzz cut for a movie three months ago - this is the regrowth! Effortless glamour and accented beautifully with Harry Winston jewels.
Amy Adams, nominated for her role in The Master, talked about how she will be playing Lois Lane in her next role in Man Of Steel.
Catherine Zeta-Jones and her husband Michael Douglas arrive in style. The 43-year-old actress rocked a Zuhair Murad dress and Lorraine Schwartz jewels to the big affair.
Catherine will be performing at the show this evening!
Jennifer Lawrence who is nominated in the Best Actress category for 'Silver Linings Playbook' stuns on the red carpet at the 2013 Academy Awards held at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.
The 22-year-old actress looked amazing in a soft pink Christian Dior Haute Couture dress, a Chopard jewels, a Roger Vivier clutch, and Brian Atwood shoes.
Jessica Chastain, nominated for lead actress for her performance in 'Zero Dark Thirty,' wears Armani. Giorgio Armani could claim some big wins at the Oscars on Sunday night Along with Jessica, the designer dressed Quvenzhane Wallis.
Chastain, in a glistening copper-tone strapless gown with mermaid hem, looked like an old-world glamorous movie star, especially with her oversized vintage Harry Winston diamond earrings and bright red lipstick. "I chose it because to me it was a throwback to old Hollywood," she said.
Sally Field, who stars in Lincoln, tied co-star Joseph Gordon Levitt's bow tie in the car on the way. Really? Says she "fought" for the role in the film and "killed it". The actress, who is nominated, looks dazzling in red. Love the elegant train and the velvety fabric. Gorgeous.
Reese Witherspoon wears a gorgeous cobalt Louis Vuitton gown (which she apparently picked out with her 13-year-old daughter).
Most dramatic gown so far may go to Amy Adams who dazzles in a strapless, sparkly Oscar De La Renta gown with a ruffled tulle train. It's fitted across the bust and oozes old school glamour.
Ben Affleck walked the red carpet with his lovely wife Jennifer Garner who wore a strapless plum Gucci gown.
Halle Berry who is presenting at tonight’s star studded award show wore a shimmering black Versace.
Amanda Seyfried wore an embellished Alexander McQueen frock while Kristen Stewart also focused on detailing in her Reem Acra.