elizabeth olsen juno temple bafta rising stars BAFTA Rising Stars include Elizabeth Olsen and Juno TempleA pair of 23-year-old women top the list of nominees for the British Academy Film and Television Awards Rising Star Award. British actress Juno Temple (right, “Little Birds,” “Jack & Diane”) and American actress Elizabeth Olsen (left, “Martha Marcy May Marlene”) are both nominated as rising stars, BAFTA announced Monday (Jan. 7). Olsen is the younger sister to “Full House” child star twins Ashley and Mary-Kate Olsen.

The award is given annually to one of Hollywood’s bright young stars. Also nominated in 2013 are Swede Alicia Vikander, British actress Andrea Riseborough and India’s Suraj Sharma.

Past Rising Star winners include James McAvoy, Shia LaBeouf, Kristen Stewart and Tom Hardy. The BAFTA Film awards take place on Feb. 10 in London.

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