15th January 2009
Frost/Nixon, which is released in UK cinemas on Jan 23rd, has today been nominated for six BAFTA awards. It was announced this morning that Frost/Nixon is a contender in the following categories: Best Film - Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Brian Grazer, Ron Howard. Best Director- Ron Howard Adapted Screenplay - Peter Morgan Leading Actor - Frank Langella Editing - Mike Hill and Dan Hanley Make up and Hair - Edouard Henriques and Kim Santantonio Burn After Reading has also been nominated for three awards. Best Supporting Actor - Brad Pitt Best Supporting Actress - Tilda Swinton Best Original Screenplay - Joel and Ethan Coen. The Orange British Academy Film Awards are set to take place on Sunday 8th February 2009 at the Royal Opera House in London. Pictured: Frank Langella (Nixon) with director Ron Howard on the set of Frost Nixon.