With films such as 12 Years a Slave, Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom and Fruitvale Stationdominating awards season, this has been a year of new, diverse faces on the red carpet. And Vanity Fair smartly capitalized on this news to make a bit of history with their latest cover.
For the 20th annual Vanity Fair Hollywood Issue, the magazine celebrates a year of spectacular film with a group of distinguished actors that just happens to include six minorities who gracefully graced the silver screen in 2013/14. This cover marks the first time the magazine has featured six people of color on its cover. The best part? They didn’t even have to try.
The cover, a three-panel foldout, was shot by Vanity Fair contributing photographer Annie Leibovitz, and features Oscar nominees Julia Roberts (August: Osage County), Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave)…
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