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Dakota Johnson, John Boyega lead BAFTA Rising Star Nominations

  | January 06, 2016 14:29 IST (Los Angeles)
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(Left) Dakota at the Dakota Jonson at the Berlin Film Festival. John Boyega at the premiere of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in California. Image courtesy: AFP

Brie Larson, who appears in new drama Room, and Kingsman: The Secret Service actor Taron Egerton have also been nominated. They are joined by Bel Powley, from 2015's The Diary Of A Teenage Girl. Previous BAFTA winners include Tom Hardy, James MacAvoy and Kristen Stewart

Star Wars actor John Boyega and Fifty Shades of Grey actress Dakota Johnson are among five new faces who will be in the running for the Rising Star Award at the Bafta Film Awards next month.

Brie Larson, who appears in new drama Room, and Kingsman: The Secret Service actor Taron Egerton have also been nominated.

They are joined by Bel Powley, from 2015's The Diary Of A Teenage Girl. The award, which has previously been won by the likes of Tom Hardy, James MacAvoy and Kristen Stewart, is voted on by the public.

Jack O'Connell took it last year following his memorable performance in Yann Demange's stunning feature directorial debut 71.

The BAFTA ceremony will take place on February 14.

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