Andrea Riseborough Among 10 Young Actors to Be Honored at Berlin
The Shooting Stars event has launched the careers of Carey Mulligan, David Kross and Mélanie Laurent.
BERLIN – Irish actor Domhnall Gleeson (True Grit), Germany's Alexander Fehling (Goethe), Pilou Asbæk (R) of Denmark and English actress Andrea Riseborough (Brighton Rock) are among the 10 young actors picked to be Europe's Shooting Stars at the Berlin International Film Festival next year.
Other young Euro-thesps tipped to be the next big thing are Spain's Clara Lago (Bunker), Nik Xhelilaj (the Albanian in The Albanian), Croatian actress Marija Skaricic (Mother of Asphalt), Sylvia Hoeks, star of Dutch Oscar-contender Tirza, Swedish actress Alicia Vikander (Pure) and Macedonia's Natasha Petrovic (As If I Am Not There).
The 10-pack of Euro talent will be wined and dined by producers and agents at the 2011 Berlin Film Festival, which runs Feb. 10-20.
The Shooting Stars event has been an international launch pad for European acting talents such as Carey Mulligan, David Kross and Mélanie Laurent.