Sienna Miller Nominated for BAFTA's Rising Star Award


Sienna Miller


As BAFTA revealed its Rising Star nominees, the name of the "Factory Girl" star was mentioned among the four other contenders for the honor.

On Tuesday, January 8, at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts' London headquarter, Sienna Miller was announced to be the nominee of 2008 BAFTA's Orange Rising Star Award. In the nominees announcement made by the 2007 winner, Eva Green, the name of the 26-year-old British actress was read out among the five nominees.

Miller who got the nod for her performance in "Stardust" was selected by a panel of jury consisted of filmmakers, executives and journalists, including the "Casino Royale" actress Green and television presenter Alex Zane. For the title, she would have to battle four other strong contenders, Shia LaBeouf for "Transformers", Ellen Page for "Juno", Sam Riley for "Control" and Tang Wei for "Lust, Caution".

The Rising Star Award is given to celebrate a young actor or actress of any nationality who has demonstrated exceptional talent as well as ambition. On the 2008's nominees, Green said, "This year's five nominees are all actors who have really stood out in their work, and I'm sure we'll see a lot more of them throughout 2008." Meanwhile, the winner will be chosen by public vote and will be announced at the Orange British Academy Film Awards held on Sunday, February 10 at London's Royal Opera House.

© AceShowbiz.com


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