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Nominations for the 2015 BAFTAs revealed


The nominations for the 2015 BAFTAs have been announced – and leading the way is the Stephen Hawking biopic, The Theory of Everything, which has been listed in all four of the major categories. Eddie Redmayne has received a Best Actor nod, while his co-star Felicity Jones has been put forward in the Best Actress category. The film also received a nomination for Best Film and Outstanding British Film.

Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones in The Theory of Everything

When it comes to the sheer number of nominations, however, Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel is out on top. It has received 11 nods, including Best Actor for Ralph Fiennes and Best Film. The Theory of Everything and Birdman both received 10 nominations, followed by Alan Turing biopic, The Imitation Game, with nine. Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley have both been feted for the work in the film – for Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress.

The Imitation Game starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley

Eddie, Ralph and Benedict are joined in the Best Actor category by Jake Gyllenhaal and Birdman's Michael Keaton, while Felicity faces competition in the Best Actress category from Amy Adams (Big Eyes), Julianne Moore (Still Alice), Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) and Reese Witherspoon (Wild). Emma Stone (Birdman), Imelda Staunton (Pride) and Patricia Arquette (Boyhood) are named in the Supporting Actress category alongside Keira, while the selected Supporting Actors are Edward Norton (Birdman), Ethan Hawke (Boyhood), JK Simmons (Whiplash), Mark Ruffalo (Foxcatcher) and Steve Carell (Foxcatcher). The BAFTA ceremony – hosted by Stephen Fry – will take place on 8 February. LEADING ACTOR BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH - The Imitation Game EDDIE REDMAYNE - The Theory of Everything JAKE GYLLENHAAL - Nightcrawler MICHAEL KEATON - Birdman RALPH FIENNES - The Grand Budapest Hotel LEADING ACTRESS AMY ADAMS - Big Eyes FELICITY JONES - The Theory of Everything JULIANNE MOORE - Still Alice REESE WITHERSPOON - Wild ROSAMUND PIKE - Gone Girl BEST FILM BIRDMAN - Alejandro G. Iñárritu, John Lesher, James W. Skotchdopole BOYHOOD - Richard Linklater, Cathleen Sutherland THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL - Wes Anderson, Scott Rudin, Steven Rales, Jeremy Dawson THE IMITATION GAME - Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky, Teddy Schwarzman THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING - Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony McCarten SUPPORTING ACTOR EDWARD NORTON - Birdman ETHAN HAWKE - Boyhood J.K. SIMMONS - Whiplash MARK RUFFALO - Foxcatcher STEVE CARELL - Foxcatcher SUPPORTING ACTRESS EMMA STONE - Birdman IMELDA STAUNTON - Pride KEIRA KNIGHTLEY - The Imitation Game PATRICIA ARQUETTE - Boyhood OUTSTANDING BRITISH FILM '71 - Yann Demange, Angus Lamont, Robin Gutch, Gregory Burke THE IMITATION GAME - Morten Tyldum, Nora Grossman, Ido Ostrowsky, Teddy Schwarzman, Graham Moore PADDINGTON - Paul King, David Heyman PRIDE - Matthew Warchus, David Livingstone, Stephen Beresford THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING - James Marsh, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lisa Bruce, Anthony McCarten UNDER THE SKIN - Jonathan Glazer, James Wilson, Nick Wechsler, Walter Campbell DIRECTOR BIRDMAN - Alejandro G. Iñárritu BOYHOOD - Richard Linklater THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL - Wes Anderson THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING - James Marsh WHIPLASH - Damien Chazelle

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