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Chris Hemsworth, Eddie Redmayne among this year’s Orange Wednesdays nominees – AWARDS ALLEY


By Sean O’Connell
hollywoodnews.com: Pippa Harris, Deputy Chair of BAFTA’s Film Committee and producing partner of Sam Mendes, today announced the nominees for the Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award 2012 as selected by Orange Wednesdays customers.

The nominations recognize five international actors and actresses whose talent has captured the imagination of the British public. This year’s nominees are:

• ADAM DEACON (Noel Clarke’s KIDULTHOOD, and its follow-up, ADULTHOOD)

• CHRIS HEMSWORTH – (Kenneth Branagh’s THOR)

• CHRIS O’DOWD – (Paul Feig’s BRIDESMAIDS, and Judd Apatow’s upcoming THIS IS 40)

• EDDIE REDMAYNE – (Simon Curtis’s MY WEEK WITH MARILYN)

• TOM HIDDLESTON – (Woody Allen’s film MIDNIGHT IN PARIS, Steven Spielberg’s WAR HORSE, and THE DEEP BLUE SEA opposite Rachel Weisz.)

Orange’s accolade for up and coming talent is the only award at the Orange British Academy Film Awards to be voted for by the public. Voting takes place both at orange.co.uk/bafta and via text.

The winner will be announced at the star-studded Orange British Academy Film Awards on Sunday, Feb. 12.

For more information on the Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award go to www.orange.co.uk/bafta.

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