Celebs sip their tea

BAFTA/LA's annual pre-Globes party attracts the noms

HOLLYWOOD — At BAFTA/LA’s annual pre-Globes tea party Sunday afternoon, Peter Morris, the org’s new topper,

took a look at the crowded room at the Park Hyatt and said, “We always get a good turnout, but it’s very infor-mal. We have five directors here.

James Mangold told me he never gets a chance to talk to directors informally.” Writer Tony Kushner and producer Kathleen Kennedy said they were happy their “Munich” made so many top-10 lists. “The controversy is something we were surprised overshadowed the film,” Kushner said. “I’m proud of it — it’s caused people to talk about issues usually left to the pundits.”

And “Cinderella Man” helmer Ron Howard said, “I’m very grateful our movie has not been forgotten.”

Joining BAFTA/LA’s Gary Dartnall, Melanie Greene and Peter Hinson at the tea were guests Ang Lee, Harvey Weinstein, Cathy Konrad, Maria Bello, Q’orianka Kilcher, Craig Ferguson, Ashok Amritraj, Asif Kapadia and Ziyi Zhang.

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