In Pictures: Stars on the red carpet at the Oscars

Jessica Chastain is hoping to pick up the award for Best Actress for her role in Zero Dark Thirty Photo: REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
Steven Spielberg and wife Kate and Daniel Day-Lewis and wife Rebecca Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Amanda Hathaway is in the running for Best Actress for her role in Les Miserables Credit: Ian West/PA Wire
Norah Jones poses with Adele on the red carpet Credit: Ian West/PA Wire
Guests were given Oscar-shaped chocolates on the red carpet Credit: Lionel Hahn/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment
Amanda Seyfried Credit: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment
Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones Credit: Ian West/PA Wire
Helena Bonham-Carter and Tim Burton Credit: Lionel Hahn/ABACA USA/Empics Entertainment
Halle Berry Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Amy Adams on the ref carpet Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images
Fan Bingbing Credit: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment
Claudio Miranda's daughter Sofia pulls faces at the cameras
Claudio Miranda's daughter Sofia pulls faces at the cameras Credit: Ian West/PA Wire/Press Association Images