Her co-star Rachel Weisz scooped up the Supporting Actress prize, an award for which fellow “The Favourite” star Emma Stone was also nominated.“We’re having an amazing night aren’t we. We’re going to get so (drunk) later,” Colman told her fellow “The Favourite” nominees as she picked up the award to loud cheers.“As far as I’m concerned, all three of us are the same and should be the lead...This is for all three of us. It’s got my name on it, but we can scratch in some other names.”Rami Malek took the Leading Actor prize for his portrayal of late Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in “Bohemian Rhapsody”, adding to his Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award wins for the role. He paid tribute to Mercury in his acceptance speech.The BAFTAs, held at London’s Royal Albert Hall, drew Hollywood stars including “A Star Is Born” actor and director Bradley Cooper and “Mary Queen of Scots” nominee Margot Robbie, walking a chilly red carpet. Britain’s Prince William, who is president of BAFTA, and his wife Kate also attended.Cooper picked up the Original Music prize for “A Star Is Born”, while Adapted Screenplay went to Spike Lee’s “BlacKkKlansman”.Mahershala Ali took the Supporting Actor prize for his role in “Green Book”, set in the segregated U.S. South in the early 1960s.
Source: Egypt Today February 10, 2019 22:52 UTC