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Troye Sivan Talks Switch from Music to Hollywood at Variety's Palm Springs Event

Troye Sivan poses for a photo on the carpet at Variety’s Creative Impact Awards and 10 Directors to Watch Brunch during the 2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival on Friday (January 4) in Palm Springs, Calif.

The 23-year-old entertainer is being honored with the Creative Conscience in Film Award for his work in the movie Boy Erased. He appears in the film as an actor and also wrote and performed the song “Revelation” for the movie.

“It’s really, really cool. I think the switch up for me this year, well I guess last year now, has been a really, really fun adventure and challenge. This all feels so fresh all over again,” Troye said. “I’m having a really good time.”

“It’s nuts. I brought my sister from Australia and we’re going to the Globes on Sunday. This is the kind of thing that we have watched since we were kids and dreamed about being here. We’re just going to have a really good time,” he added.

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Bradley Cooper & Olivia Wilde Honored for Their Work as Directors at Variety Event!

Bradley Cooper suits up on the red carpet while attending Variety’s Creative Impact Awards and 10 Directors to Watch Brunch during the 2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival on Friday (January 4) in Palm Springs, Calif.

Olivia Wilde was also in attendance at the event and both of the stars are on the list of directors to watch!

Bradley of course made his directorial debut last year with A Star Is Born and he’s earning tons of acclaim and awards buzz for his work.

Olivia‘s directorial debut Booksmart is set to be released on May 24.

FYI: Olivia is wearing an Erdem suit, Foundrae necklaces, and Anita Ko earrings.

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Emily Blunt Receives Creative Impact Acting Award at Variety's Event

Emily Blunt looks absolutely stunning while walking the red carpet at Variety’s Creative Impact Awards and 10 Directors to Watch brunch during the 2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival on Friday (January 4) in Palm Springs, Calif.

At the ceremony, the Mary Poppins Returns star received the Creative Impact in Acting Award. Past recipients of the award include Daniel Kaluuya, Charlize Theron, Mark Wahlberg, and Steve Carell.

Emily was also seen chatting with Bradley Cooper on the red carpet.

Emily has a big weekend coming up as she’s nominated for a Golden Globe for her work in the smash hit movie!

FYI: Emily is wearing a Roksanda dress, Brian Atwood shoes, and Irene Neuwirth jewels.

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Michael B. Jordan & Danai Gurira Support at Ryan Coogler Variety's Awards!

Danai Gurira and Michael B. Jordan step out to support Ryan Coogler as an honoree at the 2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Variety’s Creative Impact Awards held at the Parker Palm Springs on Friday (January 4) in Palm Springs, Calif.

Ryan, who directed their film Black Panther, was an honoree that day!

“What I do is I just try to stay true to myself,” Ryan recently told Variety about his style. “I’ve always made the films that I really wanted to make, that I was really obsessed with at the time, and I’m just trying to do that same thing now.”

FYI: Danai is wearing a Salvatore Ferragamo dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, Cushnie bag and Misho jewels.

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Glenn Close Honored with Icon Award at Palm Springs Film Fest

Glenn Close is all smiles on the red carpet for the awards gala at the 2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival on Thursday (January 3) in Palm Springs, Calif.

The legendary actress was honored with the Icon Award at the event. She’s getting lots of awards buzz this season for her performance in The Wife.

Glenn‘s The Wife co-star Christian Slater was at the event to present an award to his Mr. Robot co-star Rami Malek.

Laura Dern was there to present an award to Timothee Chalamet.

FYI: Glenn is wearing an Ingie Paris tuxedo, a Christian Louboutin clutch and shoes, and Cartier jewelry. Laura is wearing an Azzaro tuxedo and Christian Louboutin shoes. Christian is wearing Christian Louboutin shoes.

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Spike Lee's 'BlacKkKlansman' Cast Supports Him at Palm Springs Film Festival!

Adam Driver and John David Washington sandwich in director Spike Lee while attending the awards gala at the 2019 Palm Springs International Film Festival on Thursday (January 3) in Palm Springs, Calif.

Also in attendance at the event were their BlacKkKlansman co-star Laura Harrier and Spike‘s wife Tonya Lee.

Spike was honored with the Career Achievement Award at the annual event.

Adam, John David, and Spike are all nominated for Golden Globes this weekend!

FYI: Laura is wearing a Cushnie gown. Adam is wearing Christian Louboutin shoes. John David is wearing Christian Louboutin shoes.

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