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The Jared Harris interview | 'If you don't feel terrified as an actor, you're not doing the job right'
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The Jared Harris interview | 'If you don't feel terrified as an actor, you're not doing the job right'

Jared Harris discusses what he found sumptuously terrifying about his new character in Foundation, the challenges of bringing to life a fictional but iconic literary character, and how the Apple show falls in line with the other great TV shows he is known for.

The Weeknd to make acting debut with series The Idol, co-created with Euphoria's Sam Levinson
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The Weeknd to make acting debut with series The Idol, co-created with Euphoria's Sam Levinson

The Idol follows a female pop singer who starts a romance with an enigmatic LA club owner who is the leader of a secret cult.

BAFTA 2022: Award ceremony to take place in March; eligibility criteria yet to be announced
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BAFTA 2022: Award ceremony to take place in March; eligibility criteria yet to be announced

The BAFTA 2021 were held in April this year as opposed to its traditional March date in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic,

BAFTA decides to remove special awards segment at 2021 ceremony after Noel Clarke controversy
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BAFTA decides to remove special awards segment at 2021 ceremony after Noel Clarke controversy

The BAFTAs, scheduled to be held on 6 June, will not feature the usual Fellowship Prize and Special Award categories

British actor-director Noel Clarke accused of sexual harassment, intimidation, bullying by 20 women
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British actor-director Noel Clarke accused of sexual harassment, intimidation, bullying by 20 women

Noel Clarke said he would be seeking professional help to “change for the better,” days after the BAFTAs cancelled his membership award for outstanding British contribution to cinema

BAFTA 2021 pays tribute to Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor during In Memoriam segment
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BAFTA 2021 pays tribute to Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor during In Memoriam segment

BAFTA's In Memorian segment also remembered Prince Philip, Chadwick Boseman and Christopher Plummer among others.

BAFTA 2021: Chloe Zhao's Nomadland wins top honours including Best Film, director; see winners' list
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BAFTA 2021: Chloe Zhao's Nomadland wins top honours including Best Film, director; see winners' list

Anthony Hopkins won leading actor for The Father, Daniel Kaluuya was awarded the best supporting actor and Promising Young Woman won for best British film

BAFTA 2021: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis-starrer Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom scores two wins on opening night
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BAFTA 2021: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis-starrer Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom scores two wins on opening night

While Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom was awarded for best costume design and best makeup and hair, Sound of Metal won for best sound at the BAFTA's opening night.

In the most 'diverse' year for BAFTA, Nomadland, Rocks, The Mauritanian among top contenders for the awards
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In the most 'diverse' year for BAFTA, Nomadland, Rocks, The Mauritanian among top contenders for the awards

For the first time, the British Academy has introduced an extra round of voting in all categories to strive for greater diversity.

Riz Ahmed on his Sound of Metal role: 'Wanted to give up a whole year to learn sign language, the drums'
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Riz Ahmed on his Sound of Metal role: 'Wanted to give up a whole year to learn sign language, the drums'

I’ve felt really, really privileged to be part of a film that tries to contribute something fresh and hopefully a step forward as to how deaf people are portrayed on screen, said the actor.

The White Tiger's Adarsh Gourav says best actor BAFTA nomination feels 'surreal'
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The White Tiger's Adarsh Gourav says best actor BAFTA nomination feels 'surreal'

"This is unbelievable. It is surreal... I was at the gym. I just found out about the nomination," Adarsh Gourav, whose previous credits include My Name is Khan and Mom.

BAFTA 2021 nominations: Adarsh Gourav, Riz Ahmed contend for best actor award; see full list
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BAFTA 2021 nominations: Adarsh Gourav, Riz Ahmed contend for best actor award; see full list

The British Film Academy Awards on Tuesday unveiled the nominees, including record nods for female directors and a leading seven nominations for Chloe Zhao’s Nomadland and Sarah Gavron's Rocks.

The AR Rahman interview | 'There are certain stories that need to be told because the world is divisive now'
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The AR Rahman interview | 'There are certain stories that need to be told because the world is divisive now'

AR Rahman, on being roped in as the ambassador for BAFTA Breakthrough's India chapter, talks about why Indian artists need to push the creative envelope, and how teaching music to children keeps him going.

AR Rahman announced as India ambassador to BAFTA's Breakthrough initiative
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AR Rahman announced as India ambassador to BAFTA's Breakthrough initiative

AR Rahman said he is thrilled to work with BAFTA to discover talent that the country has to offer.

BAFTA alters membership, voting rules for awards to address concerns on lack of diversity
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BAFTA alters membership, voting rules for awards to address concerns on lack of diversity

No women were nominated as best director for the seventh year consecutive year in 2020, and all 20 nominees in the lead and supporting performer categories were white.

Idris Elba to be honoured with BAFTA special award for 'creative contribution to television'
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Idris Elba to be honoured with BAFTA special award for 'creative contribution to television'

Idris Elba thanked BAFTA for considering him and others for their dedication to the cause of pushing new talent into television

Sandra Oh says UK film and TV industry behind in terms of diversity: Sometimes it would be me and 75 white people on set
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Sandra Oh says UK film and TV industry behind in terms of diversity: Sometimes it would be me and 75 white people on set

Sandra Oh's comments follow similar remarks by British director Steve McQueen, who recently claimed the UK is "far behind" the US in representing its black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) population.

BAFTA appoints Krishnendu Majumdar as chairperson; Emmy-winning TV producer succeeds Pippa Harris
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BAFTA appoints Krishnendu Majumdar as chairperson; Emmy-winning TV producer succeeds Pippa Harris

Krishnendu Majumdar becomes the first person of color to be appointed to the role in BAFTA’s 73 year history and its youngest chair in 35 years.

Coronavirus pandemic: BAFTA postpones craft, TV awards scheduled for April, May respectively
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Coronavirus pandemic: BAFTA postpones craft, TV awards scheduled for April, May respectively

On Tuesday BAFTA released a statement on Twitter announcing the news where they revealed it would be postponed due to the Coronavirus outbreak

Oscars 2020: Brad Pitt wins first Academy Award in supporting actor category for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood
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Oscars 2020: Brad Pitt wins first Academy Award in supporting actor category for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

At Oscars 2020, Brad Pitt, ever topical, commented on former National Security Adviser John Bolton in his acceptance speech.