Shelving the shock frock, Naomie Harris looked positively demure in a long white gown as she arrived at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Governors Awards, at the Grand Ballroom of the Hollywood and Highland Center in Hollywood on Saturday.
The 37-year-old walked the red carpet in a figure skimming creation with a high neckline, sprinkled with jewels'
Naomie's long, dark hair was straightened for the event, and it hung down concealing the top part of her bare back.
The smiling star clutched a small sparkly bag to match her ensemble as she stood next to a giant statue of the Academy's famous Oscar figurine.
The celebrity was at the event with actor Idris Elba, her co-star in Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, based on Nelson Mandela’s autobiography.
The 43-year-old, who plays Mandela, looked elegant in a dark grey double-breasted suit paired with a dark grey shirt and black tie.
Directed by Justin Chadwick, the Weinstein Company's biopic chronicles the life of the freedom fighter from his childhood in a small rural village to his days as the first democratically elected president of South Africa.
On Monday night Naomie, who plays Mandela's wife Winnie, had a lot more skin on display at the movie's Hollywood premiere at the Arclight Cinerama Dome.
She slipped into a Vionnet dress that gave a jaw-dropping view of the side of her body all the way below her hips and a cleavage revealing slit as she posed with Idris.
On Friday, the stars attended a private White House screening of the film hosted by President Barack Obama.
Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom, which is being talked up as an Oscar hopeful, will be released in the US on November 29 and in the UK on January 3.
The Academy's Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award and three Honorary Awards were presented to Angelina Jolie, Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin and Piero Tosi, respectively.
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