BAFTA Nominations 2016

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  • With award season officially in full swing, this morning saw Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Stephen Fry announce the nominees for the 69th Bafta Awards. Carol and Bridge of Spies have swept the board with a total of nine nominations each, followed closely by The Revenant (eight) and Mad Max: Fury Road, which received seven. Star Wars also received four nominations.

    It’s been a breakthrough year for Swedish actress Alicia Vikander who has received a double nomination for her part in The Danish Girl, and supporting role in Ex Machina. Winner of last year’s award for best actor, Eddie Redmayne is up again this year for his leading role in The Danish Girl, in which he plays artist Einar Wegener – one of the first known people to undergo a sex change.

    Dame Maggie Smith is also among the British actors nominated for an award for her portrayal of Miss Shepard in the screen adaptation of Alan Bennet’s well loved play, The Lady in the Van. Julie Walters is in the running for the supporting actress category for her work in Brooklyn.

    The award ceremony is set to take place on the 14th February at The Royal Opera House in London and will be live streamed from bafta.org. It is the 10th year running that the historic Royal Opera House will play host to the prestigious event.

    The stars will once again be donning an array of glamourous ensembles. We can’t wait to see what they’ll be wearing this year! Keep reading to see the list of nominees…

    Best Film

    Bridge of Spies
    Carol
    The Revenant
    Spotlight
    The Big Short

    Outstanding British Film

    45 Years
    Amy
    Brooklyn
    The Danish Girl
    Ex Machina
    The Lobster

    Best Actor

    Bryan Cranston – Trumbo
    Matt Damon – The Martian
    Leonardo DiCaprio – The Revenant
    Micheal Fassbender – Steve Jobs
    Eddie Redmayne – The Danish Girl

    Best ActressCate Blanchett – Carol
    Brie Larson – Room
    Saoirse Ronan – Brooklyn
    Maggie smith – The Lady In The Van
    Alicia Vikander – TheDanish Girl

    Best Supporting Actor

    Benicio del Toro – Sicario
    
Christian Bale – The Big Short
    
Idris Elba – Beasts of No Nation

    Mark Ruffalo – Spotlight

    Mark Rylance – Bridge of Spies

    Best Supporting Actress

    Alicia Vikander – Ex Machina

    Jennifer Jason Leigh – The Hateful Eight

    Julie Walters – Brooklyn
    
Kate Winslet – Steve Jobs

    Rooney Mar – Carol

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