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>> It is my pleasure to announce the nominees for the 2019 EE Rising Star Award.>> The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has revealed who they think are the stars of tomorrow.>> On the short list, Black Panther actress Letitia Wright.>> Wait, which side of the road is it?
00:00:20
>> For god's sake, just drive.>> Okay, calm down.>> Critically acclaimed star of American Animals, Barry Keoghan.>> How do you know no one's gonna get hurt?>> And Cynthia Erivo, the Tony and Grammy award winning actress who stars in Bad Times at the El Royale.>> Definitely not eat that sandwich, Lucky.
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>> Well I've seen some wonderful people come from this, and who've won this, and who've been nominated for it. So I hope it means that my work is good. I hope it means that people like what I do. And I hope it means that I can do more good work, really.
00:00:52
Whilst industry professionals choose the short list, unlike other award at this years BAFTAS, the eventual winner of the EE Rising Star is chosen by the public. And in the past some big names have won, including Kristen Stewart, Tom Hardy, and John Boyega.
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e winner will be announced at the BAFTA awards Sunday, February 10th.
00:01:16
And now industry insiders have selected their short list, it's up to the public to decide who that will be.