Hosted by comedian Stephen Fry, this Sunday’s BAFTA awards will be broadcast on BBC One from London’s Royal Opera House. These awards offer some clue to where the British contingent of Oscar voters are leaning.
The British Academy will roll out the red carpet for nominated attendees including Amy Adams, Patricia Arquette, Steve Carell, Benedict Cumberbatch, Ralph Fiennes, Ethan Hawke, Felicity Jones, Michael Keaton, Keira Knightley, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Julianne Moore, Edward Norton, Jack O’Connell, Rosamund Pike, Eddie Redmayne, Mark Ruffalo, Rene Russo, JK Simmons, Imelda Staunton and Reese Witherspoon. Many of these folks will be flying back to LA tout suite to resume Oscar chores.
Presenters confirmed to date include Hayley Atwell, David Beckham, John Boyega, Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin, Natalie Dormer, Chris Evans, Alice Eve, Phoebe Fox, Martin Freeman, Cuba Gooding Jr., Holliday Grainger, Olivia Grant, Sally Hawkins, Tom Hiddleston, Nimrat Kaur, George MacKay, Dougray Scott, Kristin Scott Thomas, Mark Strong and Julie Walters.