British actress Rosamund Pike has won the ‘Best Newcomer’ award at this years Empire Awards. Pike was given the award for her portrayal of Miranda Frost in Die Another Day.
The awards ceremony was held at the Dorchester Hotel in London by actor Richard E Grant. Unlike other cinema awards, the Empire Awards are voted for by the general public.
Die Another Day missed out on it’s others nomination, one was the Scene Of The Year. The Blades Duel had been nominated, however, another swordfight, this time Yoda’s Duel from Star Wars, took out the award. The films other nomination was for Halle Berry as Best Actress.
Source: Empire Online