The nominees for the British Independs Film Awards were announced yesterday by Ewan McGregor, and James has been nominated for Best Actor for his leading role in Filth. The film is also nomined for Best Director (Jon S Baird), Best Supporting Actor (Eddie Marsan), Best Supporting Actress (Shirley Henderson) and Best Achievement In Production.

Best Actor
Jim Broadbent for Le Week-end
Steve Coogan for Philomena
Tom Hardy for Locke
Jack O’Connell for Starred Up
James McAvoy for Filth

This year’s ceremony takes place December 8th. Good luck to the cast and crew!