BAFTA Nominates 'Star Wars' Actor John Boyega for Rising Star Award

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The British Academy of Film and Television Arts has nominated the Star Wars: The Force Awakens actor.

Variety announced that newcomer John Boyega is among those nominated for the EE Rising Star Award presented at this year's BAFTA Film Awards.

The British-Nigerian actor is included on the list of new actors considered for the accolade for his role as Finn in the record-breaking film Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

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Voting for the award is open to the public and the winner will be announced during the February 14 broadcast.

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Other nominees include Dakota Johnson, Brie Larson, Taron Eggerton and Bel Powley.

Good Luck John!

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