Todd Phillips superhero film “Joker” leads the nomination pack for the 2020 British Academy of Film and Televisions Film Awards (BAFTAs), with actor Joaquin Phoenix in the race to grab the Best Actor accolade.
Quentin Tarantino”s “Once Upon A Time In Hollywood” and Martin Scorsese”s “The Irishman” scored 10 nominations apiece. Sam Mendes” war drama “1917” has nine nods.
Just a day after winning a Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Motion Picture for the movie, Joaquin has emerged as the contender for the Leading Actor trophy at BAFTAs. He will be fighting it out with Leonardo Dicaprio (“Once Upon A Time In Hollywood”), Adam Driver (“Marriage Story”), Taron Egerton (“Rocketman”) and Jonathan Pryce (“The Two Popes”).