‘The Kings Speech’ leads BAFTA nominations

Pete Postlethwaite also gets posthumous nod

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) have announced their nominees for their 2011 awards ceremony.

Leading the pack is The King’s Speech, which picked up nominations in 14 different categories, with Black Swan and Inception gaining 12 and nine respectively.

The nominations for the Orange British Academy Awards were announced by actors Dominic Cooper and Talulah Riley and BAFTA Chairman Tim Corrie this morning (January 18).

Pete Postlethwaite, who died earlier this month, received a posthumous nomination for his supporting role in The Town.

This year’s BAFTA awards take place on February 13 at the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, London.

See Bafta.org for the full nominations list.