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'The Favourite' leads BAFTA Awards 2019 nominations

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Olivia Colman's "The Favourite" leads the race for this year's British Academy of and Television Arts (BAFTAAwards 2019 nominations with 12 nods.

Behind it come "Bohemian Rhapsody", "First Man", "Roma" and "A Star Is Born" with seven nominations apiece; "Vice" has six nominations, "BlacKkKlansman" five, and "Cold War" and "Green Book" four each, reports

"Can You Ever Forgive Me?", "Mary Poppins Returns", "Mary of Scots" and "Stan & Ollie" have three nominations each.

Each of the three main actresses in "The Favourite" - Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz, and - scored nominations. and landed Best and nominations for "A Star Is Born", and Cooper was nominated in an all-male Best list.

"The Favourite" will compete with "A Star Is Born", "BlacKkKlansman", "Green Book" and "Roma" for Best but surprisingly, after its success at Golden Globes, "Bohemian Rhapsody" was snubbed in the category.

Colman is competing with ("The Wife"), ("A Star Is Born"), Melissa McCarthy ("Can You Ever Forgive Me?") and ("Widows") for Leading trophy.

In the Leading category, ("Vice"), ("A Star Is Born"), Rami Malek ("Bohemian Rhapsody"), (Stan & Ollie") and Viggo Mortensen ("Green Book") are vying for the honour.

("First Man"), ("The Favourite"), ("The Favourite"), Margot Robbie ("Mary Of Scots") and Amy Adams ("Vice") are in the race to win the Supporting accolade.

("BlacKkKlansman"), Mahershala Ali ("Green Book"), Richard E Grant ("Can You Ever Forgive Me?"), Sam Rockwell ("Vice") and Timothee Chalamet ("Beautiful Boy") gained nomination in the Best Supporting category.

"The Favourite" is also nominated for Outstanding British Film, Original Screenplay, Cinematography, Production Design, Costume Design, Make Up & Hair, Editing and Yorgos Lanthimos for

Lanthimos will be competing against Cooper, Alfonso Cuarón, and Pawe? Pawlikowski for the trophy.

In the Best Outstanding British category, "Beast", "McQueen", "Stan & Ollie", "Bohemian Rhapsody", "The Favourite" and "You Were Never Really Here" are pitted against each other.

When it comes to Best Animated Film, "Isle Of Dogs", "Spider-Man: Into The Spider-verse" and "Incredibles 2" earned the nod.

The nominations were announced by actors and at in Nominees for the Rising Star award, the only prize determined by public vote, were unveiled last week.

The ceremony will be held on February 10 from



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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 14:20 IST