The British Academy of Film and Television Arts announced the nominees for the 2019 BAFTA Awards Rising Star this morning and there were some familiar and, well, established names among the mix. He will also be starring alongside John Boyega and Letitia Wright, both previous EE Rising Star winners, in Steve McQueen’s upcoming anthology series Small Axe. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP) With some of the biggest names in film in attendance and several standout speeches, this is everything you need to know about the BAFTAs 2020. He has had roles in the Oscar-nominated film Mudbound, and … Black Panther's Letitia Wright gets Bafta nod. The five standouts include Lakeith Stanfield, Letitia Wright, Jessie Buckley, Cynthia Erivo and Barry Keoghan. Jack Lowden, commenting on his nomination, said : “I would like to thank both BAFTA and the jury panel for nominating me for the 2020 EE Rising Star Award.

The US star, 25, who was born in New Orleans, trained as a jazz musician before pursuing acting.

Actress Letitia Wright poses for photographers backstage with her Rising Star award at the BAFTA awards in London, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019. 3 January 2019. Under the updated moniker BAFTA … BAFTA has unveiled its nominees for the 2020 Rising Star Award, with Blue Story's Micheal Ward and The Farewell's Awkwafina among those vying for the gong. The 2020 ceremony was the 73rd in BAFTA history and invited Graham Norton to front proceedings for the first time. Black Panther star Letitia Wright was a Breakthrough Brit in 2015 Source: Featureflash Photo Agency / Shutterstock The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced a new partnership with Netflix that will see the streaming service support Bafta’s talent scheme ‘Breakthrough Brits’ in an international expansion. Black Panther star Letitia Wright has revealed she almost gave up acting. BAFTA winner and 'Black Panther' star Letitia Wright reveals past bout with depression "I was like: 'Let me try again,'" she said about acting and her career. BAFTA Breakthrough Brits, the talent showcase of rising stars in film, games and TV which has touted Florence Pugh and Letitia Wright in recent … "A few years ago I saw myself in a deep state of depression and I literally wanted to quit acting," she said. BAFTA Breakthrough Brits, the talent showcase of rising stars in film, games and TV which has touted Florence Pugh and Letitia Wright in recent years, is significantly expanding in scope to welcome applicants from the U.S., India and China. ... Black Panther star Letitia Wright has been nominated for the Bafta Rising Star award … The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Rising Star Award, currently styled as the EE Rising Star Award for commercial reasons and previously known as the Orange Rising Star Award, is an award that acknowledges new talents in the acting industry.The award was created after Mary Selway's death in 2004.