Years A Slave - Hollywood Newcomers To Battle For Bafta Rising Star Award

12 Years A Slave star Lupita Nyong'o, French actress Lea Seydoux, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2's Dane Dehaan are among the young actors nominated for the British Academy Of Film And Television Arts' (Bafta) Rising Star Award.

Kenyan actress Nyong'o has already won a Golden Globe Awards nomination and a Critics' Choice Awards nod for her feature film debut in Steve MCQueen's Oscar-tipped epic, and now she will also do battle for zn coveted Rising Star title.

She will face Seydoux, who has won acclaim for her turn in Blue Is the Warmest Color, and DeHaan, who is set for stardom with a role in upcoming superhero blockbuster The Amazing Spiderman 2.

Also included in the list of nominees are British actors Will Poulter, who appeared opposite Jennifer Aniston in We're the Millers, and George MACKay, known for his roles in Sunshine on Leith and For Those In Peril.

The winner will be chosen by public vote and announced at the Bafta ceremony in London on 16 February (14).

Previous winners include James MCAvoy, Shia LaBeouf, Kristen Stewart and Tom Hardy.


Tags: Lupita Nyong'o - Lea Seydoux - Dane DeHaan - BAFTA


More Lea Seydoux

Grand Central Trailer

Gary has been in and out of low-paid work for most of his young life despite being physically fit and able to adapt to most...

The Grand Budapest Hotel Trailer

The cast and crew of 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' discuss the story, the main characters' relationship and the duties of the concierge in the latest...

Grand Budapest Hotel Trailer

Gustave may be aloof and snobbish in many ways, but he's also extremely charming with a good heart and a titanic personality. As result he...

Rachel Weisz, Colin Farrell To Star In 'Dogtooth' Director's New Sci-Fi Romance, 'The Lobster'

Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz have been cast in Yorgos Lanthimos' new science fiction romance, The Lobster, alongside the previously-announced Ben Whishaw ('Cloud Atlas'), Léa...


Saving Mr Banks' Emma Thompson Hits The 2014 National Board Of Review Awards - Part 3

'Saving Mr Banks' star Emma Thompson was snapped by paparazzi as she walked the black carpet at the 2014 National Board Of Review Awards Gala...

The Grand Budapest Hotel Trailer

Charismatic but somewhat aloof concierge at the Grand Budapest Hotel, Gustave H, is less than impressed when a seemingly inexperienced new lobby boy named Zero...

The Grand Budapest Hotel Trailer

Gustave H is a charismatic and over-friendly concierge at the Grand Budapest Hotel whose conduct has been far from professional over the course of his...

Blue Is The Warmest Colour Trailer

Adele is a 15-year-old French girl with very definite ideas about a future career in teaching. However, she is thrust into a whirlwind of confusion...



Lea Seydoux Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Lea Seydoux

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All