London - British-Nigerian actor, John Boyega has been nominated for the the rising star award at the upcoming British Academy Film Awards(BAFTA).
The 23-year-old actor got the nod after his impressive performance as Finn in the recently released ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’.
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John Boyega will be up against 50 Shade of Grey actress, Dabota Johnson, Brie Larson (Room), Taron Egerton (Kingsman: The Secret Service) and Bel Powley (The Diary of a Teenage Girl).
It will be held on 14 February 2016 at the Royal Opera House in London, to honour the best British and international contributions to film in 2015.
- News 24