Andy Serkis, Sadie Frost, Michelle Dockery on BAFTA Rising Star Jury

BAFTA-winner Andy Serkis “(War for the Planet of the Apes”) and actors Sadie Frost (“Waiting for Anya”) and Michelle Dockery (“Downton Abbey”) are among the luminaries serving on the jury shortlisting the BAFTA Rising Star Award.The jury, led by BAFTA chair Krishnendu Majumdar, also includes casting directors Lucy Bevan (“Belfast”) and Leo Davis (“A Very English Scandal”), producer Uzma Hasan (“FirstBorn”), talent agent Ikki El-Amriti of the Identity Agency Group) and film, entertainment, and arts journalists.The jury meeting took place on Wednesday at BAFTA’s headquarters 195 Piccadilly that has just experienced a major redevelopment.The Rising Star Award shortlist will be announced on Feb.

1, 2022 and the rest of the BAFTA nominations will be unveiled on Feb.


The winners will be revealed at the BAFTA awards ceremony on March 13, 2022.The Rising Star Award is the only category to be voted for by the British public.

Previous winners include James McAvoy,

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