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Bond Girl Eva Green Nominated for BAFTA

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Jan 08, 2007 | 11:09am EST

New Bond girl Eva Green has been nominated for the Orange Rising Star Award at this year's British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards.

The French beauty, who stars opposite Daniel Craig in Casino Royale, has been shortlisted for the coveted prize along with Ben Whishaw (Perfume), Cillian Murphy (The Wind That Shakes the Barley), Naomie Harris (Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest) and Emily Blunt (The Devil Wears Prada).

The award is given annually to a young actor or actress who has shown exceptional on-screen talent and the winner will be announced at the 2007 BAFTA Awards, which takes place on Feb. 11.

Last year, The Last King of Scotland star James McAvoy picked up the prize.

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