BAFTA Film Awards 2019: Olivia Colman's 'The Favourite' dominates nominations

BAFTA Film Awards 2019: Olivia Colman's 'The Favourite' dominates nominations

Colman's co-stars, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, received supporting-actress nominations as the two women competing for the monarch's patronage.

Lee joins "Roma's" Alfonso Cuaron, Bradley Cooper for "A Star Is Born" and Pawel Pawlikowski for "Cold War" in the Director category.

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

Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman" and Golden Globe victor "Green Book" were also among the nominations for Best Film.

Glenn Close, Lady Gaga and Olivia Colman were among the nominations for best actress.

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Christian Bale, who portrays former U.S. Vice-President Dick Cheney in "Vice", Rami Malek, who takes on the role of late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in "Bohemian Rhapsody" and "Green Book" actor Viggo Mortensen are nominated for Leading Actor.

Nominees for best British film - a separate category - are Channel Islands thriller "Beast", "Bohemian Rhapsody", "The Favourite", fashion documentary "McQueen", Laurel and Hardy biopic "Stan and Ollie" and crime thriller "You Were Never Really Here".

The nominations were announced by actors Will Poulter and Hayley Squires at BAFTA's headquarters in London.

The winners will be announced February 10 at a ceremony in London hosted by "Absolutely Fabulous" star Joanna Lumley.

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