Everything You Didn’t See On TV at the 2020 Oscars

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It’s all led up to this… the 2020 Oscars

In just a few short hours, the Dolby Theatre will roll out the red carpet and welcome inside dozens of the biggest celebrities for Hollywood’s most anticipated celebration of the year. And with expected appearances from stars like Brad PittCharlize TheronTom Hanks and so many more, you won’t want to miss a second of all the action. 

There’s not an event more exclusive than the Academy Awards, and that’s where E! News comes in. All throughout Oscars Sunday we’ll be bringing you exclusive details from the red carpet, backstage and inside the ceremony—in real time, of course! 

Red Carpet

3:02 p.m. PST: The Office co-stars and IRL pals Mindy Kaling and B.J. Novak arrive together and fans go wild. 

3:21 p.m. PST: America Ferrera holds hands with someone from her team as she rubs her pregnant belly. America’s hubby Ryan Piers Williams holds the train of her gown. 

3:47 p.m. PST: Billie Eilishwaits for her turn at the E! Glambot as her brother and parents wait patiently. 

3:51 p.m. PST: Janelle Monáe gets some help with her extravagant gown as she walks down the red carpet.

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3:58 p.m. PST: Catriona Balfe and her husband Tony McGill walk hand-in-hand down the stairs.

4:06 p.m. PST: Sandra Oh and a friend are engrossed in conversation as she gasps and says, “Oh my!”

4:10 p.m. PST: Laura Dern spots her friends from a far and greets them with a kiss and hug, saying, “It’s so good to see you!”

4:20 p.m. PST: Shia LaBeouf and his Honey Boy co-star Zack Gottsagen hold hands as they squeeze through the red carpet.

4:31 p.m. PST: James Corden and wife Julie link arms while walking inside the Dolby Theatre. 

4:35 p.m. PST: Saoirse Ronan wraps her arm around her mom and walks right behind Al Pacino.

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 4:38 p.m. PST: Camila Morrone rushes to her seat after walking the carpet sans boyfriend Leonardo DiCaprio


4:47 p.m. PST: Shia introduces Zack to Corden, who turns him around and points to Bradley Cooper. He smiles and waves at Zack. 

4:38 p.m. PST: Bradley lingers around the front row to avoid the traffic jam as everyone rushes to their seats. 

4:49 p.m. PST: Spike Lee spots Cynthia Erivo and blows her a kiss. 

4:50 p.m. PST: Brie Larson and her boyfriend chit-chat with the stars of 1917 before catching up with Kathy Bates

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4:51 p.m. PST: Billie is overjoyed to meet Timothée Chalamet, and the pair hold hands as they gush over each other. 

4:52 p.m. PST: Laura Dern greets Marriage Story co-star Adam Driver and his wife with a kiss on the cheek. 

4:53 p.m. PST: Rami Malek and Bradley bring it in with a big hug. 

4:54 p.m. PST: Brad Pitt is spotted reapplying chapstick as an usher rushes him to his seat. He pats Leonardo DiCaprio on the back before taking a seat next to him. 

5:20 p.m. PST: Tom Hanks gets out of his seat during a commercial break to catch up with Leonardo. He’s still wearing the hat that Janelle gave him during the opening number. 

Stay locked right here throughout showtime for our scoop, and brush up on your must-know 2020 Oscars facts at this link

Watch the 2020 Oscars telecast at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on ABC! And don’t miss the E! After Party special on E! at 11:15 p.m. ET/8:15 p.m. PT for a recap of the 2020 Academy Awards.

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