One of the best parts of Spring movie awards season is seeing which fresh faces continue to cause a stir on the red carpet. Of course we can always count on reigning royalty like Angie + Brad, George Clooney, Meryl Steep, and others. But it’s the newcomers that keep things interesting by taking risks and showing us that maybe old dogs do need to learn some new tricks.
The Help‘s Emma Stone, Octavia Spencer, Viola Davis and Jessica Chastain
Emily Blunt and John Krasinski
Glee‘s Lea Michele, Naya Rivera and Jayma Mays
Michelle Williams (not quite a newcomer, but still a fresh face!), Amber Heard, Kaley Cuoco
Modern Family‘s Julie Bowen, Ariel Winter, Sarah Hyland and Sofia Vergara