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BAFTAs: David Beckham, Cate Blanchett, Idris Elba Join as Award Presenters

The BAFTAs have filled out their presenter ranks with a host of Hollywood celebrities, including David Beckham, Cate Blanchett, Dua Lipa, Idris Elba, Hugh Grant and Gillian Anderson.

And Hannah Waddingham is set to perform a musical number, following on the Ted Lasso star’s Apple TV+ Christmas special Hannah Waddingham: Home for Christmas.

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The star-studded British film awards show takes place Sunday night at the Royal Festival Hall in London and will be hosted by Doctor Who star David Tennant.

Other bold-faced names to present BAFTA Film Awards include Andrew Scott, Bryce Dallas Howard, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daisy Edgar Jones, Daryl McCormack, Keegan-Michael Key, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Lily Collins, Marisa Abela, Rebecca Ferguson, Sheila Atim and Taylor Russell.

“It is a privilege to welcome so many nominees to the BAFTA Film Awards this Sunday, representing some of the best onscreen and behind-the-screen creative talent working in film today who have provided audiences worldwide with an incredible year of film. It is a joy to bring these 38 remarkable films and the teams that made them to public attention,” Emma Baehr, executive director of awards and content at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, said in a statement.

Other BAFTA highlights include June Givanni tapped to receive an outstanding British contribution to cinema award at the Feb. 18 awards show.

The British Academy earlier announced that Samantha Morton, the British actor known for (She SaidThe Whale and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, will receive the BAFTA Fellowship, the award show organizer’s highest honor, and Sophie Ellis-Bextor will perform the song “Murder on the Dancefloor” as featured in nominated film Saltburn.

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