Shailene Woodley, Jack O’Connell Among BAFTA Rising Star Nominees
Miles Teller, Margot Robbie and Gugu Mbatha-Raw are also up for the honor
BAFTA has unveiled its lineup of nominations for its Rising Star award, the only one of its awards that is voted on by the British public.
The list of five includes British talent Gugu Mbatha-Raw (Belle) and Jack O’Connell (Unbroken, '71), Australian actress Margot Robbie (The Wolf of Wall Street) and U.S. stars Shailene Woodley (Divergent, The Fault in Our Stars) and Miles Teller (Whiplash).
While perhaps the least internationally known of the group, Mbatha-Raw recently picked up the best actress award at the British Independent Film Awards for her lead turn in period drama Belle, beating The Imitation Game’s Keira Knightley.
Previous winners of the Rising Star award include Tom Hardy, Kristen Stewart and James McAvoy.
The full BAFTA nominations list will be announced on Friday, while the ceremony will take place in London on Feb. 8.