Chalmet is American and Kaluuya is British as are the other three nominees (Josh O’Connor, Florence Pugh and Tessa Thompson). Only two of the 12 winners of this award to date have been American: Shia Labeouf (2008) and Kristen Stewart (2010).
While the other three British nominee are little-known outside the UK, Kaluuya stars in one of the biggest hits of the year world-wide. His film is a leading Oscar contender and he reaped a Best Actor bid at the Academy Awards as well. This one-time star of Channel 4’s teen drama “Skins” went