Oscar nominees Ben Affleck, Hugh Jackman, Anne Hathaway, Jennifer Lawrence and Jessica Chastain will all grace the red carpet at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles for the biggest awards event in the movie calendar.
Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane will host the event for the first time, while special tributes will be paid to the James Bond franchise and musicals from the last decade.
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