Killarney’s Michael Fassbender nominated for a BAFTA

Kerry actor Michael Fassbender has been nominated for a BAFTA award. "Michael_Fassbender." by Gage Skidmore is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0 The Killarney man is nominated in the best actor category for playing Steve Jobs in the bio pic of the same name. The British ceremony is seen as a good indicator of which actors and films are likely to do well in the Oscars. And there was another Kerry link to the prestigious awards ceremony, with the announcement that the film The Lobster – partially filmed in Parknasilla and starring Colin Farrell – has also been nominated in the outstanding British Film category. Elsewhere the film Brooklyn got six nominations, including outstanding British film and Saoirse Ronan got the nod for best leading actress.