1. Eva Green Secures A BAFTA Rising Star Nomination

    By Devin Zydel on 2007-01-08

    Casino Royale‘s Eva Green

    CBn recently reported on the staggering 14 nominations that Casino Royale had received on the BAFTA longlist. Today, reports that Bond girl Eva Green has been nominated for the Orange Rising Star Award, which allows the public to vote for an actor or actress they believe is set for great things.

    ‘Set up in honour of the late Mary Selway, the highly respected BAFTA-winning casting director, this award recognises the cream of international acting talent. Five nominees have been selected by a panel of industry experts. Now all you’ve got to do is decide who walks off with the award.’

    Visit the Orange website to watch their videos and vote for your favourite and you could be in with a chance to win VIP tickets to this year’s Orange British Academy Awards.

    Eva Green was born and brought up in France by a French mother and Swedish father. She studied acting in Paris, then at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England. She made her big screen debut in Bernardo Bertolucci’s The Dreamers, alongside Michael Pitt and Louis Garrel, before playing Countess Clarisse de Dreux-Sobise in the French film Arsene Lupin, and Sibylla of Jerusalem in Ridley Scott’s Kingdom of Heaven. Most recently she starred alongside Daniel Craig in Casino Royale. She has recently joined the cast of His Dark Materials: Northern Lights, based on Philip Pullman’s novel.

    To read more about Eva and to vote online, click here or text ORSA EVA to 81800

    Green goes up against Emily Blunt, Naomie Harris, Cillian Murphy, and Ben Whishaw for the award.

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