Tue, 12 January 2010 22:20:13 ET
The British Academy of Film and Television Arts places the 'Twilight Saga' beauty in competition with Jesse Eisenberg, Nicholas Hoult, Carey Mulligan and Tahar Rahim.
"Twilight Saga" star Kristen Stewart
has landed 2010 BAFTA's Orange Rising Star Award nomination. On Tuesday, January 12 at BAFTA Headquarters, the 19-year-old was announced by 2009 Orange Rising Star Award recipient Noel Clarke as one of the five international actors and actresses in the shortlist.
The actress, who captured critics' attention in "Panic Room", is considered to "have demonstrated exceptional talent and have begun to capture the imagination of the public as a star in the making". She is up against "Zombieland
" lead man Jesse Eisenberg
, "Skins" actor Nicholas Hoult
, "An Education
" actress Carey Mulligan
and "A Prophet
" star Tahar Rahim.
Winner of 2010 Orange Rising Star Award will be determined by public votes. It will be announced when the Orange British Academy Film Awards unraveled on Sunday, February 21. Fans are welcomed to give their votes online or via text. More information of how to vote can be obtained at .
Kristen Stewart is best known for her portrayal of Bella Swan in "Twilight
" and its sequel "The Twilight Saga's New Moon
". Having appeared opposite Jesse Eisenberg in "Adventureland
", she will next be seen starring as Joan Jett
in "The Runaways
" and as troubled prostitute Mallory in "Welcome to the Rileys
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