Juno Temple, Elizabeth Olsen, Andrea Riseborough and Anna Karenina actress Alicia Vikander are four of the five female-strong nominees for this year's BAFTA Rising Star Award.
Life of Pi actor Suraj Sharma, 19, also joins the list of future cinematic stars, who were whittled down from hundreds of candidates put forward by industry insiders and selected by Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Kermode and director Kevin Macdonald.
Juno Temple and Mark Kermode discuss the EE BAFTA Rising Star Award with Digital Spy:
Additional reporting by Simon Reynolds and Amie Parker-Williams
The eventual winner is voted for by the public.
Last year's shortlist saw an all male lineup including Chris O'Dowd, Eddie Redmayne, Adam Deacon, Tom Hiddleston and Chris Hemsworth, with Deacon being named the eventual winner.