Mcavoy And Scott Thomas Lead European Film Awards
Scottish actor James McAvoy and Kristin Scott Thomas are among the stars nominated for this year's (08) European Film Awards.
MCAvoy has received a nod in the best European actor category for his role in 2007's Atonement opposite Keira Knightley.
The star will compete against nominees including Michael Fassbender for playing IRA hunger striker Bobby Sands in new movie Hunger.
Scott Thomas is nominated for best European actress for French drama I've Loved You So Long. Fellow Brit Sally Hawkins is also shortlisted in the category for Mike Leigh's comedy Happy Go Lucky - which is among the nominees for best film.
James Bond star Dame Judi Dench will receive a lifetime achievement award at the ceremony which will take place in Copenhagen, Denmark on 6 December (08).