Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
03/07/2010 AT 06:00 PM EST
The nominees are in – and pundits have been making predictions for weeks. But what about those unpredictable factors – the red carpet run-ins and new couplings that will make this year's Academy Awards super memorable?
has said she's presenting on the show
with New Moon
costar Taylor Lautner
. But will she arrive at the ceremony with her rumored real-life beau Robert Pattinson
? Or Remember last year's best red carpet couple:Brad Pitt
and Angelina Jolie
. They're not in the country this year – but could a surprise be in order?
What if first-time nominee Gabourey Sidibe decides not to bring her mom as a date – and instead manages to land her crush Justin Timberlake
as an escort?
And what would style commentators say if best picture nominee Avatar
's director James Cameron arrived in blue makeup, like a Na'vi from his film, or the Hurt Locker
's Jeremy Renner walked the carpet in full military garb, like his character from the Iraq war drama?