Inside the Golden Globes Pre-Parties (Photos) by Variety Staff

Jon Hamm, Kevin Spacey and Tom Hanks

Jon Hamm, Kevin Spacey and Tom Hanks represent “Mad Men,” “House of Cards” and “Captain Phillips” and “Saving Mr. Banks” at the AFI Luncheon on the Friday before the Golden Globes.

Jon Hamm, Kevin Spacey and Tom Hanks

Maisie Williams, Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke

“Game of Thrones” trio Maisie Williams, Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke at the AFI Luncheon

Maisie Williams, Kit Harington and Emilia Clarke

Lupita Nyong’o and Sandra Bullock

Lupita Nyong’o and Sandra Bullock at the AFI Awards luncheon

Lupita Nyong’o and Sandra Bullock

Jon Hamm

“Mad Men’s” Jon Hamm works on his awards game face at the AFI Luncheon.

Jon Hamm

Amy Adams, Melonie Diaz, Kate Mara and Octavia Spencer

Amy Adams, Melonie Diaz, Kate Mara and Octavia Spencer rep “American Hustle,” “Fruitvale Station” and “House of Cards” at the AFI Luncheon.

Amy Adams, Melonie Diaz, Kate Mara and Octavia Spencer

John Landgraf, Steven Spielberg, Peter Rice and Leslie Moonves

FX’s John Landgraf, Steven Spielberg, Fox’s Peter Rice and CBS’ Leslie Moonves at the AFI Luncheon

John Landgraf, Steven Spielberg, Peter Rice and Leslie Moonves

Emma Thompson and Shirley Maclaine

Emma Thompson and AFI honoree Shirley Maclaine

Emma Thompson and Shirley Maclaine

Jenji Kohan and Reed Hastings

Netflix’s Reed Hastings puts the squeeze on “Orange Is the New Black” creator Jenji Kohan at the AFI luncheon.

Jenji Kohan and Reed Hastings

Amy Pascal and Robin Wright

Sony’s Amy Pascal and Robin Wright

Amy Pascal and Robin Wright

David O. Russell and Bradley Cooper

David O. Russell and Bradley Cooper at the AFI Luncheon on the Friday before the Golden Globe Awards

David O. Russell and Bradley Cooper

Shohreh Aghdashloo and Tom Hanks

Shohreh Aghdashloo and Tom Hanks at BAFTA/LA’s Golden Globe Awards tea party

Shohreh Aghdashloo and Tom Hanks

Sandra Bullock and Jane Seymour

Sandra Bullock and Jane Seymour cuddle up at BAFTA’s Golden Globe Awards tea party

Sandra Bullock and Jane Seymour

Brit Marling and Chiwetel Ejiofor

Brit Marling and Chiwetel Ejiofor at the BAFTA/LA Golden Globe Awards tea party

Brit Marling and Chiwetel Ejiofor

Joanna Kaye, Paul Greengrass, David O. Russell and Jason Isaacs

Joanna Kaye, director Paul Greengrass, director David O. Russell and Jason Isaacs at the BAFTA/LA tea party celebrating the Golden Globe Awards

Joanna Kaye, Paul Greengrass, David O. Russell and Jason Isaacs

Aaron Paul, Alice Eve and Benedict Cumberbatch

Aaron Paul beams up with “Star Trek” costars Alice Eve and Benedict Cumberbatch at the BAFTA/LA Golden Globe Awards tea party.

Aaron Paul, Alice Eve and Benedict Cumberbatch

Martin Scorsese and Cate Blanchett

Martin Scorsese and Cate Blanchett catch up for tea at the BAFTA/LA tea party

Martin Scorsese and Cate Blanchett

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher celebrate at the CBS party before the Golden Globe Awards

Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher

Liev Schreiber, Julianna Margulies and Leslie Moonves

Liev Schreiber, Julianna Margulies and Leslie Moonves at the CBS pre-Golden Globe Awards party

Liev Schreiber, Julianna Margulies and Leslie Moonves

Lizzy Caplan, David Nevins and Nicholas D’Agosto

Lizzy Caplan, Showtime’s David Nevins and Nicholas D’Agosto at the CBS Golden Globe Awards party

Lizzy Caplan, David Nevins and Nicholas D’Agosto

Sean Penn with U2

Sean Penn with U2’s The Edge and Bono at the Help Haiti Home Gala before the Golden Globe Awards.

Sean Penn with U2

Stars react to U2′s performance

Emma Thompson, Diane Kruger, Danny Moder, Julia Roberts and Richard Lovett get excited for U2’s performance at Sean Penn’s Help Haiti Home Gala.

Stars react to U2′s performance

Charlize Theron and Sean Penn

Charlize Theron and Sean Penn at the Help Haiti Home gala. Penn referred to “a certain woman from South Africa” in his speech.

Charlize Theron and Sean Penn

Jeremie Laheurte, Adele Exarchopoulos, and director Abdellatif Kechiche

Jeremie Laheurte, Adele Exarchopoulos, and director Abdellatif Kechiche of “Blue Is the Warmest Color” at the LA Film Critics Awards gala

Jeremie Laheurte, Adele Exarchopoulos, and director Abdellatif Kechiche

Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, director Alfonso Cuaron, and editor Mark Sanger

Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, director Alfonso Cuaron, and editor Mark Sanger of “Gravity” at the LA Film Critics Association gala

Cinematographer Emmanuel Lubezki, director Alfonso Cuaron, and editor Mark Sanger

James Franco

“Spring Breakers” co-winner James Franco gave props to his cohort Jared Leto at the LA Film Critics Awards.

James Franco

Martin Scorsese and Brad Grey

Martin Scorsese and Brad Grey at Paramount’s pre-Golden Globe Awards party at the Chateau Marmont

Martin Scorsese and Brad Grey

Margot Robbie

“The Wolf of Wall Street’s” Margot Robbie stuns in a low-plunging black dress at Paramount’s pre-Golden Globe Awards party

Margot Robbie

Amber Heard and Johnny Depp
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp at the Art of Elysium’s Heaven Gala
Amber Heard and Johnny Depp
Michelle Trachtenberg and Evan Rachel Wood

Michelle Trachtenberg and Evan Rachel Wood at the Art of Elysium Heaven gala

Michelle Trachtenberg and Evan Rachel Wood

“Burning Love”
June Diane Raphael and the “Burning Love” team accept the Breakthrough of the Year Award.
“Burning Love”
Kristen Bell and Ryan Hansen backstage
Kristen Bell and Ryan Hansen backstage at Variety’s Breakthrough of the Year Awards.
Kristen Bell and Ryan Hansen backstage
Rob Thomas and Kristen Bell
“Veronica Mars” writer-producer Rob Thomas and Kristen Bell on stage at Variety’s Breakthrough Awards.
Rob Thomas and Kristen Bell
Janelle Monae

Singer Janelle Monae wowed the crowd at the Breakthrough of the Year Awards.

Janelle Monae

Olivia Munn

Actress winner Olivia Munn brings a pop of sunshine to the Breakthrough of the Year Awards.

Olivia Munn

Love for “Burning Love”
“Burning Love” honorees Beth Dover, Erica Oyama, Paul Scheer, June Diane Raphael, Ryan Hansen, Michael J. Rosenstein, and Jonathan Stern backstage at Variety’s Breakthrough Awards.
Love for “Burning Love”
Dean Norris
Dean Norris of “Under the Dome” accepted the Breakthrough Award for Television.
Dean Norris
Ryan Hansen and Kristen Bell
It’s Dick Casablancas and Veronica Mars together again! Castmates Ryan Hansen and Kristen Bell ham it up on the red carpet at Variety’s Breakthrough of the Year Awards.
Ryan Hansen and Kristen Bell
Ryan Hansen, Kristen Bell and Rob Thomas
The “Veronica Mars” team of Ryan Hansen, Kristen Bell and Rob Thomas at Variety’s Breakthrough Awards of the Year on Jan. 9 in Las Vegas.
Ryan Hansen, Kristen Bell and Rob Thomas
Skylar Grey

Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Skylar Grey was named “Music’s Up Next” winner at Variety’s Breakthrough of the Year Awards on Jan. 9 in Las Vegas. Grey co-wrote Eminem and Rihanna’s hit “Love the Way You Lie” and released her solo album “Don’t Look Down” to much acclaim.

Skylar Grey

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