Rebel Wilson and Sydney Sweeney lead glamor at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures premiere party
The glitzy opening of the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures continued in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening with a premiere party attended by a starry guest list.
Stars Rebel Wilson and White Lotus actress Sydney Sweeney lead the glamorous arrivals on the red carpet.
Rebel, 41, continued to show off her incredible weight loss as she wowed in an elegant black blazer dress emblazoned with sequins.
Euphoria star Sydney, 24, was almost matching Rebel in another thigh-skimming ensemble – as she impressed with a chic black patterned long-sleeve outfit.
Glam: Rebel Wilson and Sydney Sweeney lead the red carpet glamor in thigh skimming ensembles at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures premiere party in LA
Originally slated to open in 2017, the $484 Million museum was made possible by many high profile Hollywood donors who helped fund the first-ever space dedicated to all things movies.
Screen legend Tom Hanks said recently that ‘t matters for Los Angeles to have this film museum,’ Hanks adding that it had been in talks for over 20 years.
High profile donors for the museum include Barbra Streisand, Steven Spielberg and the Dolby Family.
Blonde bombshell: The Australian actress looked stunning in a black sequined ensemble showing off her cleavage
Glitzy: Rebel looked every inch the Hollywood movie star for the fancy event in Los Angeles on Wednesday evening
The space itself was designed by Renzo Piano and boasts four full floors of gallery space and two theaters inside.
Among the legendary film touchstones on display are the Rosebud sled from Orson Welles’ Citizen Kane, Star Wars droids C-3P0 and R2-D2, the Mount Rushmore backdrop from Alfred Hitchcock’s North By Northwest, a full sized shark model from Jaws and Dorothy’s red slippers from The Wizard of Oz.
Bill Kramer, the director and president of the Academy Museum, said in a statement to AP that the museum was ‘committed to celebrating and championing the work of film artists, scholars and professions through our exhibitions, screenings, programs, collections and now, through our annual gala.’
That’s H.E.R! The recording artist also opted for a white ensemble for the evening
Shining star: H.E.R – real name Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson – brought an elegance to the red carpet
Hosts with the most: (L-R) Robert Pattinson, singer H.E.R., Vanity Fair West Coast editor Britt Hennemuth joins H.E.R. and Bill Kramer were all on hosting duties for the star-studded event
Hosting duties: H.E.R. and Twilight star Robert Pattinson looked smart and chic together on the red carpet
Gala co-chairs include Ava DuVernay, Ryan Murphy and Jason Blum.
The museum had originally been slated to open in 2017 but faced numerous construction delays.
In November 2020, the museum announced that it had reached its $388 million pre-opening fundraising goal, and it is officially set to open to the public on September 30.
Making a grand entrance: RHOBH star Garcelle Beauvais looked simply stunning in an all-white ensemble
Angel: Adriana Lima – the Brazilian model and actress, best known as a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 1999 to 2018 – looked stunning in an orange leather coat
Happy couple: Jonathan Scott and Zooey Deschanel looked red carpet ready as they arrived at the event
Stunning: Zooey wowed in a pink and black floral dress with a Chanel handbag for the event
Other notable attendees for the premiere party on Wednesday evening included RHOBH star Garcelle Beauvais and recording artist H.E.R. whom both stunned in all-white ensembles.
H.E.R – real name Gabriella Sarmiento Wilson – brought an elegance to the red carpet, and struck a series of poses on her way inside.
The singer was on hand to co-host the event with Twilight actor Robert Pattinson, who looked dapper on the red carpet.
Naked dress: Scottish-American singer Bishop Briggs, 29, wowed in a shimmering see-through outfit
Both Pattinson and H.E.R. are helping the museum open its doors to the public, along with Bill Kramer and Vanity Fair West Coast editor Britt Hennemuth.
Jonathan Scott and Zooey Deschanel looked red carpet ready as they arrived at the event posing together.
Other notable attendees included Jacqueline Bisset, Bishop Briggs, Nadia Lee Cohen and Josh Landau.
Adriana Lima – the Brazilian model and actress, best known as a Victoria’s Secret Angel from 1999 to 2018 – looked stunning in an orange leather coat and bandage dress.
Scottish-American singer Bishop Briggs, 29, also turned heads in a shimmering see-through dress.
Star-studded: British actress Jacqueline Bisset, 77, showed off her effortless glamor on the red carpet
Interesting looks: Carly Steel and Nadia Lee Cohen both went for shimmering ensemble