James Gabrillo | January 7, 2014
Kenya’s Lupita Nyong’o and France’s Lea Seydoux are among nominees for the British film academy’s Rising Star award.
Nyong’o made her film debut in 12 Years a Slave, while Seydoux starred in the Cannes prize-winner Blue is the Warmest Colour.
Other finalists include the US actor Dane DeHaan (Kill Your Darlings) and the British stars George MacKay (Sunshine on Leith) and Will Poulter (We’re the Millers).
The winner will be awarded during the British Academy Film Awards on February 16.