Kenya’s Lupita Nyong’o Nominated for 2014 BAFTA EE Rising Star Award

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Five rising actors have been nominated for this years EE Rising Star Award of The British Academy Film Awards which according to the academy is a category that represents five actors and actresses who have demonstrated exceptional talent, and are destined to be bright stars in the future of cinema.

Kenya’s Lupita Nyong’o whose performance as Patsey in the critically acclaimed 12 Years a Slave has been widely praised is one of the five (5) actors nominated this year while other actors include Dane Dehaan (Kill Your Darlings), George Mackay (Sunshine on Leith), Will Poulter (We Are The Millers), Léa Seydoux (Blue is The Warmest Colour).

Voting is open to the public and you can cast your Here!

Here’s the video of Stephen Fry announcing the 2014 EE Rising Stars.

The winner of this category will be announced at The EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday 16 February 2014.

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Mistah Cole

Mistah Cole

is a Nigerian-born Music critic and movie blogger


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