Ahead of the British Academy Film Award nominations tomorrow, the nominees for the 2020 EE Rising Star Award have been revealed today.
Set to content the coveted award, the only BAFTA voted for by the general public, are Awkwafina (Crazy Rich Asians, The Farewell), Jack Lowden (Fighting With My Family, Dunkirk), Kaitlyn Dever (Unbelievable, Detroit), Kelvin Harrison Jr. (Waves, It Comes At Night) and Micheal Ward (Top Boy, Blue Story).
2020 is a milestone for the EE Rising Star Award, marking 15 years since the award was first presented to winner James McAvoy back in 2005. Other winners over the years include Eva Green, Shia LaBeouf, Noel Clarke, Kristen Stewart, Tom Hardy, Adam Deacon, Juno Temple, Will Poulter, Jack O’Connell, John Boyega, Tom Holland, Daniel Kaluuya and Letitia Wright.
Voting for the 2020 EE Rising Star Award is open now, and you can cast your vote via the official site here. The rest of the nominations for the 2020 British Academy Film Awards will be announced tomorrow, and the winners revealed at the awards ceremony on Sunday, February 2nd.