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Bradley Cooper, Amy Schumer, Michael Keaton Celebrate at Men of the Year Bash

The glitzy group of entertainment notables and fashionistas gathered poolside at Chateau Marmont on Thursday night in celebration of GQ’s 20th Anniversary Men of the Year issue were similarly starstruck by some of the party’s attendees.

“There’s Larry David!” gushed guests, as the affable honoree (crowned by GQ as “the undefeated” award recipient, along with “Seinfeld” pal Julia Louis-Dreyfus) made his way to the bar at the evening’s start, answering humbly to fans about the honor.

Also early to arrive, a low-key Zach Braff hung with a male friend at the party’s periphery. He later caught up with “Modern Family’s” Sarah Hyland, who showed some skin in a black and white Jonathan Simkhai bra top and skirt, and stayed affectionately beside boyfriend Dominic Sherwood. Nearby the entryway, newlywed Jamie Chung, who just tied the knot with actor Bryan Greenberg, caught up with recently-engaged couple Lydia Hearst and actor/producer Chris Hardwick.

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Instantly summoning attention was “Empire’s” Bryshere Y. Gray — due in large part to a flashy but fashionable shimmering gold jacket. Gray, who goes by stage name Yazz the Greatest, arrived with his close-knit group of male friends in tow (but said he was regretfully without the dog he brought days ago to the Variety office). The young star found musical companionship with rappers Future (crowned “the Spaceman” by GQ) and Meek Mill. Future later caught up with Wiz Khalifa, who mingled with rapper French Montana, and settled himself in a sofa seat, smoking.

Meanwhile, “Empire’s” Taraji P. Henson also proved to have a big fan following. The gregarious star posed for photos with admirers from Anthony Anderson to Scott Eastwood, and fell into a more natural groove when conversing intimately with her girlfriends.

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Recurring “Empire” actress Serayah McNeil also caught up with some ladies — including Christina Milian (who later took to the photo booth) and Kylie Jenner. Jenner headed straight to the back of the party upon her arrival in a tight black dress with skin-baring cutouts, and mingled with groups of females, rather than with previous romantic interest Tyga, who was also there.

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GQ’s “the Returning Champ” honoree Michael Keaton dropped into the party discreetly, singing the praise of “Spotlight” writer Josh Singer and wife/novelist Laura Dave. He later migrated to the back of the pool area, wher he mingled with a few males including “Black Mass” director/fellow GQ honoree Scott Cooper.

Then, some special guests joined the event following a late-starting Dior Homme-hosted private dinner in Chateau Marmont’s penthouse. Chummy friends Bradley Cooper and director David O. Russell (honored as “the Collaborators”) caught up with another “Joy” counterpart, Edgar Ramirez (who had a second cast reunion, with his “Point Break” costar Luke Bracey). Cooper also bonded with Jon Hamm, the two having sat together at dinner, flanking GQ creative director Jim Moore. Cooper proceeded to mingle with party guests including James Marsden (who looked prepared for the chilly night and prep school-esque in a navy and white Carolina Herrera bomber jacket), Chadwick Boseman and Rami Malek. Malek, in a chic blazer, attended the earlier dinner as well, but later stood stationed at the party’s separate side area with his “Mr. Robot” costar Portia Doubleday, lifting her in the air and planting a kiss on her cheek for the camera.

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Also preferring the privacy of this more removed side section was dinner guest and GQ honoree Judd Apatow, who caught up with “Billy on the Street’s” Billy Eichner, and chatted by the bar with a few male guests including “The League’s” Paul Scheer and Anders Holm, nearby to Topher Grace (who came from Variety’s earlier “Truth” screening).

Though Louis-Dreyfus didn’t make it, “Veep” was represented by recent Emmy winner Tony Hale, who caught up with female friends and had a moment with Hamm (the two wearing matching navy blue suit and brown shoe combos). Comedian Sarah Silverman casually mingled with friends in the front by the DJ, while funny man Jimmy Kimmel’s arrival was met by video cameras and lights.

Dylan Penn, daughter of Robin Wright and Sean Penn, took a lap down the side, wearing a flattering and cleavage-boasting black dress. She paused to meet Victoria’s Secret model Alessandra Ambrosio, who did a fan a solid by snapping his photo with honoree Amy Schumer (GQ’s “the Sensation”). Schumer, who had quite the fan club, was moved to whip out her own phone and capture the moment with actor Tyrese Gibson, dressed festively in a white tuxedo jacket and black bow tie.

Meanwhile, Patrick Schwarzenegger caught eyes and compliments in a boldly-patterned button down; upcoming “Twin Peaks” TV star Kyle MacLachlan knew his way around the fashion crowd, perhaps due to wife Desiree Gruber; and actor Walton Goggins stole a bite of a female partygoer’s cup of ice cream — which was served to fuel the partygoers who raged on, well past midnight.

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