It’s All About Sundance: Beyond the Velvet Rope (PHOTOS)

Some things you might not know about the versatile star.
Stars are shining at the Sundance Film Festival.

A slew of celebs ranging from James Franco to January Jones descended upon Park City, Utah, this week. But they’re not just viewing films – they’re enjoying special perks and picking up major swag.

Come on, wouldn’t you?

Want details on all the latest Sundance sightings, plus other celebrity run-ins? Join us as we go beyond the velvet rope – and see all the action in our photo gallery!


THE WHO: James Franco

THE WHAT: Hiding behind a super-cute hat, and sipping HINT Water

THE WHERE: The Variety Studio at Sundance

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: It’s James Franco, for God’s sake!


THE WHO: Mario Lopez and wife Courtney Mazza

THE WHAT: Toasting each other with Disaronno cocktails – and gushing about their daughter Gia

THE WHERE: The Miami Lounge at the Sundance Film Festival

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: Cute couple alert!



THE WHO: Grey’s Anatomy hottie Jesse Williams

THE WHAT: Playing Dell’s Alienware gaming desktop

THE WHERE: Dell’s #Inspire 100 Lounge at the Sundance Film Festival

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: Uh, have you seen his baby blues? We have!


THE WHO: January Jones

THE WHAT: Rocking a pair of Sorel’s Conquest Carly Tall boots

THE WHERE: Where else? Sundance.

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: If these boots are made for walking, we want a pair too.



THE WHO: Adrian Grenier

THE WHAT: Powering up before hitting the slopes with – wait for it – a little Cream of Wheat

THE WHERE: The Oakley Learn to Ride suite at Sundance

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: We could have gotten real close because he wasn’t with an entourage. Get it?


THE WHO: Nikki Reed

THE WHAT: Getting an early Valentine’s Day sweet treat from hubby Paul McDonald

THE WHERE: A event, held at The Darby in NYC

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: She got a lot of candy, and maybe she likes to share?


THE WHO: Dermot Mulroney

THE WHAT: Swapping his black Speck CandyShell case for a brand-new one

THE WHERE: The Speck booth at Sundance

WHY WE WISH WE WERE THERE: We’d ask if he wanted to join in a singalong of “Say A Little Prayer.” Just to see his reaction.