European Film Promotion Names 10 Rising Actors As 2013 Shooting Stars

European Film Promotion, the network that brings together promotional and export bodies from 34 countries, has unveiled the 10 young actors who will be featured at the 2013 Shooting Stars showcase during the Berlin Film Festival. Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, last year’s Silver Bear winner for best actor in Berlin, is on the list of up-and-comers. He follows in the footsteps of his A Royal Affair co-star Alicia Vikander, who was a Shooting Star in 2011. Other previous honorees include Oscar-nominee Carey Mulligan, Inglourious Basterds star Mélanie Laurent and Harry Potter‘s Domhnall Gleeson. A jury of international industry professionals chose this year’s talent for their “outstanding work in feature films and their potential ability to expand their careers on the world’s acting stage.” A full list of the 2013 Shooting Stars follows: (more…)

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