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Sundance 2024: Will Ferrell, Kristen Stewart, Lionel Richie and more in L.A. Times Studios

Directors and their stars, such as Richard Linklater, "Beef" Emmy winner Steven Yeun, "Your Monster's" Melissa Barrera, Lucy Liu, and Jason Schwartzman, stopped by the L.A. Times Studios at the Sundance Film Festival presented by Chase Sapphire to mark the 40th edition of the festival. Check out highlights from this year's festival below.

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Two people looking away while posing for the camera.
Will Ferrell and Harper Steele of "Will & Harper." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
A close up portrait of a woman.
Andrea Pavlovic of "In A Violent Nature." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Three people pose for a portrait.
Ry Barrett, Andrea Pavlovic and Chris Nash of "In A Violent Nature." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Ten people in a group portrait.
TikTok personalities Bruce Vaughn, Spencer Cook, Chris Rudd, Maddi Koch, Joe Aragon, Alex Maystrik, Reece Feldman, Pablo Hernandez, Cameron Kozak, Daniel Omoto and Yasmine Sahid. (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Three people pose for a portrait.
Erik Nielson, Kemba and J.M. Harper of "As We Speak." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Two people pose for a portrait
Fernanda Valadez and Astrid Rondero of "Sujo." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Four people pose for the camera.
Kellen Quinn, Julian Brave Noisecat, Emily Kassie and Christopher LaMarca of "Sugarcane." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
A woman poses for a portrait.
Preeti Panigrahi of "Girls Will Be Girls." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
A man poses for the camera.
Kesav Binoy Kiron of "Girls Will Be Girls." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Ten people pose for a portrait.
Rolaphton Mercure, Manfred Marcelin, Gilbert Jr. Mirambeau, Gaëthan Chancy, Marcus Borereau, Bruno Mourral, Yanick Letourneau, Jasmuel Andri, Anabel Lopez and Permil Souffrance of "Kidnapping, Inc." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
For people pose for a portriat.
Debra Granik, Coss Marte, Derek Drescher and Syretta Wright of "Conbody vs. Everybody." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Two men pose for a portrait.
Glen Powell and Richard Linklater of "Hit Man." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Four people pose for a portrait.
Sam Soko, Maya Craig, Toni Kamau and Daphne Matziaraki of "The Battle For Laikipia." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Two people pose for the camera.
Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw of "Gaucho Gaucho." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Laura Linney and Laura Chinn of "Suncoast."
Laura Linney and Laura Chinn of "Suncoast." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Emilia Jones of "Winner."
Emilia Jones of "Winner." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Nzingha Stewart of "Me/We." <span class="copyright">Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times</span>
Nzingha Stewart of "Me/We." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
 Ella Anderson of
Ella Anderson of "Suncoast." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Richard Linklater of "God Loves Texas" and "Hit Man."
Richard Linklater of "God Loves Texas" and "Hit Man." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Three people pose for a portrait.
Iliana Soca, Alex Stapleton and Richard Linklater of "God Loves Texas." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Mark Duplass of
Mark Duplass of "Penelope." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Angela Nikolav and Ivan Beerkus of
Angela Nikolav and Ivan Beerkus of "Skywalkers: A Love Story." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Kelly O'Sullivan, Alex Thompson, Tara Mallen, Katherine Mallen Kupferer and Keith Kupferer of "Ghostlight."
Kelly O'Sullivan, Alex Thompson, Tara Mallen, Katherine Mallen Kupferer and Keith Kupferer of "Ghostlight." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Rory Kennedy of
Rory Kennedy of "Synanon Fix." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Gary Hustwit of
Gary Hustwit of "Eno." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Mark Bailey and Rory Kennedy of "Synanon Fix."
Mark Bailey and Rory Kennedy of "Synanon Fix." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Zach Galifianakis of "Winner."
Zach Galifianakis of "Winner." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Camilla Cabelo of "Rob Peace."
Camilla Cabelo of "Rob Peace." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Jay Will, Camila Cabello and Chiwetel Ejiofor of "Rob Peace."
Jay Will, Camila Cabello and Chiwetel Ejiofor of "Rob Peace." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Sally Aitken, Terry Messer and Bettina Dalton of "Every Little Thing."
Sally Aitken, Terry Messer and Bettina Dalton of "Every Little Thing." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Lucy Lawless of "Never Look Away."
Lucy Lawless of "Never Look Away." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Four people pose for a portrait.
Maria Bukhonina, Jeff Zimbalist, Angela Nikolav and Ivan Beerkus of "Skywalkers: A Love Story." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Ruaridh Mollica and Mikko Makela of "Sebastian."
Ruaridh Mollica and Mikko Makela of "Sebastian." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Renate Reinsve, Sebastian Stan, Adam Pearson and Aaron Schimberg of "A Different Man."
Renate Reinsve, Sebastian Stan, Adam Pearson and Aaron Schimberg of "A Different Man." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Zahn McClarnon of "Dark Winds."
Zahn McClarnon of "Dark Winds." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Kathryn Newton of "Winner."
Kathryn Newton of "Winner." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Jazmin Renee Jones and Olivia Ross of
Jazmin Renee Jones and Olivia Ross of "Seeking Mavis Beacon." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Chiwetel Ejiofor of
Chiwetel Ejiofor of "Rob Peace." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Giancarlo Esposito of "Parish."
Giancarlo Esposito of "Parish." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
cast of "Winner."
Ameet Shukla, Connor Flanagan, Shivani Rawat, Emilia Jones, Danny Ramirez, Zach Galifianakis, Susanna Fogel, Kathryn Newton and Julie Goldstein of "Winner." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Victor Musoni and Camryn Jones of "Me/We."
Victor Musoni and Camryn Jones of "Me/We." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Four people pose for a portrait.
Keyonna Taylor, Victor Musoni, Nzingha Stewart and Camryn Jones of "Me/We." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Henry R. Muñoz III of "In the Summers."
Henry R. Muñoz III of "In the Summers." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
The cast of "The Summers" at the LA Times Studio at Sundance Film Festival
Alessandra Lacorazza, René Pérez Joglar, Sasha Calle, Lío Mehiel, Leslie Grace of "The Summers." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Danny Gabai, Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald Casale, Bob Mothersbaugh, Chris Smith and Anita Greenspan of "Devo."
Danny Gabai, Mark Mothersbaugh, Gerald Casale, Bob Mothersbaugh, Chris Smith and Anita Greenspan of "Devo." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Ruaridh Mollica of "Sebastian."
Ruaridh Mollica of "Sebastian." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Mel Eslyn, Austin Abrams, Megan Stott and Mark Duplass of "Penelope."
Mel Eslyn, Austin Abrams, Megan Stott and Mark Duplass of "Penelope." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Ariel Martin of "Suncoast"
Ariel Martin of "Suncoast." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Six people pose for a portrait.
Ella Anderson, Ariel Martin, Laura Chinn, Laura Linney, Daniella Taylor and Amarr M. Wooten of "Suncoast." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Alicia Silverstone of "Krazy House."
Alicia Silverstone of "Krazy House." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Four people pose for a portrait.
Alicia Silverstone, Walt Klink, Stefan Haars, Gaite Johnson of "Krazy House." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
India Donaldson, Lily Collias, James LeGros and Danny McCarthy
India Donaldson, Lily Collias, James LeGros and Danny McCarthy from "Good One." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Sue Bird of "In The Clutch"
Sue Bird of "Sue Bird: In The Clutch." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Angela Rae, Kerry Washington and Natalie Rae of "Daughters"
Angela Patton, Kerry Washington and Natalie Rae of "Daughters." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Ten people pose for a portrait.
Frank Walker, Ja'Ana Crudup, Angela Patton, Kerry Washington, Natalie Rae, Nyla Wright, Aubrey Smith, Mark Grimes, Raziah Lewis and Chas Morris of "Daughters." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Lucy Liu of "Presence"
Lucy Liu of "Presence." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Jay Ellis of "Sue Bird: In The Clutch."
Jay Ellis of "Sue Bird: In The Clutch." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Four people pose for a portrait.
Sue Bird, Emily Chapman, Jay Ellis and Sarah Dowland of "In The Clutch." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Olivia Goschier and Laurence Rupp of "Veni Vidi Vici"
Olivia Goschier and Laurence Rupp of "Veni Vidi Vici." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Simone Ashley of "10 Lives."
Simone Ashley of "10 Lives" (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Chris Jenkins of
Chris Jenkins of "10 Lives." Mo Gilligan of "10 Lives." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Victoria Pedretti of "Ponyboi"
Victoria Pedretti of "Ponyboi." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
June Squibb of "Thelma."
June Squibb of "Thelma." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Amrou Al-Kadhi, Bilal Hasna and Louis Greatorex of "Layla."
Amrou Al-Kadhi, Bilal Hasna and Louis Greatorex of "Layla." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Dawn Porter of "Luther: Never Too Much."
Dawn Porter of "Luther: Never Too Much." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Callina Liang of "Presence."
Callina Liang of "Presence." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Izaac Wang of
Izaac Wang of "Didi." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Shirley Chen of
Shirley Chen of "Didi." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Five people pose for a portrait.
Sean Wang, Chang Li Hua, Izaac Wang, Shirley Chen and Joan Chen of "Didi." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Annie Henk of "Ponyboi"
Annie Henk of "Ponyboi." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Six people pose for a portrait.
Victoria Pedretti, River Gallo, Esteban Arango, Indya Moore, Dylan O'Brien and Annie Henk of "Ponyboi." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
=Jesse Eisenberg of "A Real Pain" =
Jesse Eisenberg of "A Real Pain." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Molly Manning Walker of "How to Have Sex."
Molly Manning Walker of "How to Have Sex." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Gaby Hoffman, Talia Ryder and Jena Malone of "Little Death"
Gaby Hoffman, Talia Ryder and Jena Malone of "Little Death." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Clark Gregg of "Thelma."
Clark Gregg of "Thelma." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Fred Hechinger of "Thelma."
Fred Hechinger of "Thelma." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Callina Liang, Chris Sullivan, Lucy Liu, West Mulholland, Eddy Maday and Julia Fox of "Presence."
Callina Liang, Chris Sullivan, Lucy Liu, West Mulholland, Eddy Maday and Julia Fox of "Presence." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Bina48 of "Love Machina."
Bina48 of "Love Machina." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Three people pose for a portrait.
Bina Rothblatt, Martine Rothblatt and Peter Sillen of "Love Machina." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Cast of "Girls State"
Cecilia Bartin, Anna Chellis, Amanda McBaine, Faith Glasgow, Jesse Moss, Nisha Murali, Emily Worthmore, Brooke Taylor, Madeline Rowan, Sochi Destiney of "Girls State." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Ian Bonhote and Peter Ettedgui of "Super/Man"
Ian Bonhote and Peter Ettedgui of "Super/Man." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Sara Bernstein, Carla Gutierrez and Katia Maguire of "Frida."
Sara Bernstein, Carla Gutierrez and Katia Maguire of "Frida." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
"Kneecap" at the LA Times Studio at Sundance Film Festival
Jessica Reynolds, Simone Kirby, Fionnuala Flaherty, DJ Provai, Mo Chara, Moglai Bap, and Rich Peppiatt of "Kneecap." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
A man leans into the camera.
Lionel Richie of "The Greatest Night In Pop." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Three people pose for a portrait.
Julia Nottingham, Lionel Richie and Bao Nguyen of "The Greatest Night In Pop." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Kieran Culkin, from left, Jesse Eisenberg, Jennifer Grey and Will Sharpe of "A Real Pain."
Kieran Culkin, from left, Jesse Eisenberg, Jennifer Grey and Will Sharpe of "A Real Pain." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
A woman holds her head and looks of camera.
Melissa Barrera of "Your Monster." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Five people pose for the camera.
Edmund Donovan, Melissa Barrera, Kayla Foster, Meghann Fahy and Tommy Dewey of "Your Monster." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
A woman stands next to a man sitting with his arms folded.
Kristen Stewart and Steven Yeun of "Love Me." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Sam Zuchero and Andy Zuchero of "Love Me."
Sam Zuchero and Andy Zuchero of "Love Me." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Two women posing for the camera.
Normani and Dominique Thorne of "Freaky Tales." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
A man with glasses and a beanie looks into the camera.
Gavin Leatherwood of "It's What's Inside." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
A woman in a denim jacket looks off camera.
Julia Fox of "Presence." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
A man looks into the camera.
Justice Smith of "I Saw The TV Glow." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Jane Schoenbrun of
Jane Schoenbrun of "I Saw The TV Glow." Brigette Lundy-Paine of "I Saw The TV Glow." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
A person wearing a bomber jacket looks into the camera.
West Mulholland of "Presence." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
A man stands behind a woman.
Julia Niemann and Daniel Hoesl of "Veni Vidi Vici." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Five people pose for a portrait.
Daniel Hoesi, Yves Jambo, Julia Neimann, Olivia Goschier and Laurence Rupp of "Veni Vidi Vici." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
A woman stands behind a man wearing a scarf.
Jason Schwartzman and Carol Kane of "Between The Temples." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Five people pose for a portrait.
Jason Schwartzman, Robert Smigel, Madeline Weinstein, Carol Kane and Nathan Silver of "Between The Temples." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
A woman holds her hand to her chest and smiles.
Joan Chen of "Didi." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Normani of "Freaky Tales."
Normani of "Freaky Tales." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Reina Hardesty of "It's What's Inside" at the LA Times Studio at Sundance Film Festival
Reina Hardesty of "It's What's Inside." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
John Roberts, John Early, Qaher Harhash and Theda Hammel of "Stress Positions"
John Roberts, John Early, Qaher Harhash and Theda Hammel of "Stress Positions." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Brittany O'Grady of "It's What's Inside."
Brittany O'Grady of "It's What's Inside." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Nina Bloomgarden of "It's What's Inside."
Nina Bloomgarden of "It's What's Inside." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Eight people pose for a portrait.
Reina Hardesty, Devon Terrell, Gavin Leatherwood, Nina Bloomgarden, David W. Thompson, Greg Jardin, James Morosini and Brittany O'Grady of "It's What's Inside." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)
Too $hort of
Too $hort of "Freaky Tales." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
Kayla Foster of
Kayla Foster of "Your Monster." Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times
The cast of "Sasquatch Sunset"
Christophe Zajac-Denek, Nathan Zellner, Riley Keough and David Zellner of "Sasquatch Sunset." (Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times)

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