Wizarding World Stars Nominated for National Film Awards UK
An array of Wizarding World cast and crew have been nominated for the sixth National Film Awards UK, which will take place on March 20 in London.
Nominations for 26 categories of awards from Best Actress and Best Actor to Global Contribution to Motion Picture were chosen by fans, with over 2.9 million nominations submitted.
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Eleven Wizarding World stars have been nominated across seven categories. Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) is nominated for Best Actor for his role in Mrs Lowry & Son. Spall is up against Strike’s Tom Burke, who has received a nomination for his role in The Souvenir.
Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) is nominated in the Best Actress in a TV Series category for her role in popular crime drama Peaky Blinders. Dames Julie Walters (Molly Weasley) and Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney) are nominated for Best Supporting Actress for their roles in Wild Rose and Last Christmas, respectively. Also receiving a nomination in this category is Gemma Jones (Madam Pomfrey) for her role in the Elton John biopic, Rocketman.
Best Actor in a TV Series includes a nomination for David Tennant (Barty Crouch, Jr.) for Good Omens and Rory Kinnear (Barry Fairbrother in The Casual Vacancy) for his portrayal of Stephen Lyons in the dystopian series Years and Years. Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort) has picked up a nomination for Best Supporting Actor for his part in docudrama Official Secrets.
Eddie Redmayne (Newt Scamander) is nominated in the category of Outstanding Performance for the biographical adventure film The Aeronauts, and John Cleese (Nearly Headless Nick) has been nominated in the prestigious Global Contribution to Motion Picture category.
Heyday Films (the studio founded by Harry Potter producer David Heyman) and Warner Bros. Pictures will go head-to head-in the category of Best Film Production Company.
Fans can vote for the winners across all categories on the National Film Awards website until March 10.
Check out the full list of nominations for the National Film Awards UK below.