Which BAFTA Awards nominees and presenters will attend this Sunday’s ceremony?

For Sunday’s British Academy of Film and Television Academy (BAFTA) awards ceremony, 18 of this year’s 20 acting nominees plan on attending. Producers have also assembled an all-star lineup of presenters for the show to be hosted by Stephen Fry.

Of those nominees, Gold Derby is predicting that almost all of the Oscar frontrunners will prevail here first. Compare our forecasts: click here for the Oscars and click here for the BAFTAs.

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Best Actor contenders Benedict Cumberbatch (“The Imitation Game“), Ralph Fiennes (“The Grand Budapest Hotel“), Michael Keaton (“Birdman“), and Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything“) will attend. Jake Gyllenhaal (“Nightcrawler“) is on Broadway and is not expected to make the trip.

All five Best Actress nominees are confirmed to attend: Amy Adams (“Big Eyes“), Felicity Jones (“The Theory of Everything”), Julianne Moore (“Still Alice“), Rosamund Pike (“Gone Girl“), and Reese Witherspoon (“Wild“).

Every Best Supporting Actor contender is expected: Steve Carell (“Foxcatcher“), Ethan Hawke (“Boyhood“), Edward Norton (“Birdman”), Mark Ruffalo (“Foxcatcher”), and J.K. Simmons (“Whiplash“).

Best Supporting Actress nominees planning to attend are Patricia Arquette (“Boyhood”), Keira Knightley (“The Imitation Game”), Rene Russo (“NightCrawler”), and Imelda Staunton (“Pride“). Emma Stone (“Birdman”) is also on Broadway and not expected.

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Of the Rising Star nominees, only two of the five are confirmed so far: Gugu Mbatha-Raw and Jack O’Connell. The other nominees are Margot Robbie, Miles Teller, and Shailene Woodley.

Presenters and other attendees for Sunday’s ceremony include Hayley Atwell, David Beckham, John Boyega, Henry Cavill, Sam Claflin, Natalie Dormer, Chris Evans, Alice Eve, Phoebe Fox, Martin Freeman, Cuba Gooding Jr., Holliday Grainger, Olivia Grant, Sally Hawkins, Tom Hiddleston, Nimrat Kaur, George MacKay, Dougray Scott, Kristin Scott Thomas, Mark Strong, and Julie Walters.

One highlight of the evening will be director/writer Mike Leigh receiving the BAFTA Fellowship. It is this group’s version of a lifetime achievement award, but no word yet on who will present the honor.

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