Like many celebrity events over the past year, the 2021 Sundance Film Festival has gone virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic.
However, this has not stopped actors and actresses who star in the movies that are premiering from taking part in the annual celebration, which is typically held in Park City, Utah. The festival kicked off on Thursday, Jan. 28 and participating stars posed for special Sundance Festival portraits to help promote their new projects.
Harry Potter and Star Trek: Discovery alum Jason Isaacs was among them, promoting the film Mass, which centers around parents of two teenagers who were involved in a school shooting. The movie also stars The Handmaid’s Tale‘s Ann Dowd and Goonies and Raising Hope alum Martha Plimpton.
Other actors who posed for photos included Dermot Mulroney of My Best Friend’s Wedding and Shameless fame and Scream: The TV Series alum Carlson Young, who are promoting her new film The Blazing World, her big screen directorial debut.
The 2021 Sundance Film Festival runs through Feb. 3. See photos of stars celebrating this year’s event:
The Harry Potter alum is promoting Mass, a drama about the parents of two teenagers who were involved in a school shootings.
The My Best Friend’s Wedding and Shameless alum is promoting the fantasy-horror thriller The Blazing World.
The husband and wife writing and directing duo are promoting How It Ends, in which Lister-Jones plays a woman who wanders around Los Angeles on the eve of the apocalypse. The film also features cameos from Olivia Wilde, Fred Armisen, Helen Hunt and Nick Kroll.
The actress is promoting How It Ends.
The actress is promoting the film Marvelous and the Black Hole, in which she plays a teenage delinquent who teams up with a children’s party magician, played by Rhea Perlman, to navigate her dysfunctional home life and conquer her inner demons.
The actress and director is promoting her fantasy-horror thriller The Blazing World, which focuses on a woman who is haunted by a childhood memory of seeing her late sister accidentally during a fight between her parents.
The actress is promoting the fantasy-horror thriller The Blazing World.
The star is promoting the fantasy-horror thriller The Blazing World.
Director Nattawut “Baz” Poonpiriya is promoting his Thai-language film One for the Road.
The actress is promoting the Thai-language film One for the Road.
The actor is promoting the Thai-language film One for the Road.
The star is promoting the film Son of Monarchs.