BAFTA Nominated: Ana de Armas, Austin Butler, and Paul Mescal

BAFTA Nominations 2023: Ana de Armas, Austin Butler and Paul Mescal among stars to receive their first-ever nods

  • The BAFTAs will be broadcast on BBC One and BBC iPlayer on 19ebruary

The BAFTA nominations were announced on Thursday and 14 of the 24 nominees in the performance categories have received their first BAFTAilm nod.

Ana de Armas, 34, Austin Butler, 31, and Paul Mescal, 26, were among the first-time nominees for their work on Blonde and Elvis and Afterson, respectively.

The nominations were announced by Hayley Atwell and Twipe Gemoh on Thursday, ahead of next month’s ceremony for the 76th Annualilm Awards, which are set to be hosted by actor Richard E. Grant and TV presenter Alison Hammond.

BAFTA Nominations 2023: Ana de Armas (pictured) Austin Butler and Paul Mescal are among the stars who received their first-ever nods after their announcement on Thursday

BAFTA Nominations 2023: Ana de Armas (pictured) Austin Butler and Paul Mescal are among the stars who received their first-ever nods after their announcement on Thursday

Acclaimed: Anna's nomination comes to Netflix for her role as Marilyn Monroe in Blonde (pictured)

Acclaimed: Anna’s nomination comes to Netflix for her role as Marilyn Monroe in Blonde (pictured)

The BAFTAs will be broadcast on BBC One and BBC iPlayer on 19ebruary.

The Blonde is a fictional story of the inner life of Marilyn Monroe.

Elvis tells the story of the life of American music icon Elvis Presley, from childhood to becoming a rock and movie star in the 1950s while maintaining a complex relationship with his manager, Colonel Tom Parker.

Aftersun tells the story of a girl named Sophie, played byrankie Curio, who reflects on the shared joy and private sadness of a vacation she spent with her father twenty years ago.

On top of that, Angela Bassett also received a nomination for Black Panther: Wakandaorever, Colinarrell for The Banshees of Inisherin, Brendanraser for The Whale, and Ke Huy Quan for everything at once.

In the Best Director category, four of the six nominees are first-time directors

Celebrity success: Austin received rave reviews (and a Golden Globe) for his role in Baz Lurhmann's Elvis biopic, (pictured in November)

Celebrity success: Austin received rave reviews (and a Golden Globe) for his role in Baz Lurhmann’s Elvis biopic, (pictured in November)

All Shook Up: Austin dons a pink suit and takes to the stage in a scene from Elvis

All Shook Up: Austin dons a pink suit and takes to the stage in a scene from Elvis

Gina Prince-Bythewood for The Woman King, Toddield for Tár, Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert for Everything Everywhere Everywhere, and Edward Berger for All Quiet on the Westernront.

The Banshees of Inisherin and All Quiet on the Westernront lead nominations for this year’s EE British Academyilm Awards.

The EE BAFTAilm Awards will take place on Sunday 19ebruary at the Royalestival Hall, Southbank Centre, and will be broadcast in the UK from 19:00 to 21:00 on BBC1 and iPlayer, and will be syndicated globally.

LOVED: Paul Mescal earned his first-ever BAFTA nomination for his role in Aftersun, in which a girl named Sophie reflects on the shared joy and private melancholy of a holiday she spent with her father twenty years ago, (pictured Jan. 12)

LOVED: Paul Mescal earned his first-ever BAFTA nomination for his role in Aftersun, in which a girl named Sophie reflects on the shared joy and private melancholy of a holiday she spent with her father twenty years ago, (pictured Jan. 12)

Stars: Aftersun follows 12-year-old Sophie (Frankie Curio) as she heads off on a heartwarming holiday with Callum's father (Paul Mescal)

Stars: Aftersun follows 12-year-old Sophie (Frankie Curio) as she heads off on a heartwarming holiday with Callum’s father (Paul Mescal)

Film critic Ali Plumb and presenter Vic Hope will host the pre-show on the BAFTA red carpet.

For the first time, the ceremony will reveal the final winners from the four categories live on show, allowing the audience at home to be part of the action as it happens.

Jane Millichip, BAFTA Chief Executive, said: “The EE BAFTAilm Awards are a celebration of the whole range of craft and creativity that goes into filmmaking.

We extend our warmest congratulations to the 215 nominees today who represent 45 exceptional films, spanning a wide range of narrative styles, genres and viewpoints.

“We are proud of the role our awards play in inspiring audiences and future filmmakers around the world, and we look forward to celebrating all the nominees and their films at the ceremony next month.”

Star: Angela Bassett also received a nomination for Black Panther: Wakandaorever

Star: Angela Bassett also received a nomination for Black Panther: Wakandaorever

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