British-Nigerian Star Wars star John Boyega is one of five new faces up for the Rising Star Award at the Bafta Film Awards in London next month. The Londoner, who plays Finn in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, faces competition including Fifty Shades Of Grey actress Dakota Johnson.
Brie Larson, who appears in new drama Room, and Kingsman: The Secret Service actor Taron Egerton are also nominated.
They are joined by Bel Powley, from 2015’s The Diary Of A Teenage Girl.
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