Atonement's James McAvoy and Keira Knightley
Hey, Hollywood: Feeling the need to rock a red carpet? Hop a flight to London.
With the lingering writers' strike casting a cloud of uncertainty over next month's Oscars, Britain's BAFTA Awards could provide many actors with the only international platform to strut their stuff.
So perhaps it's no surprise that a clutch of heavy-hitters are expected to grace the glamorous Feb. 10 event.Jessica Biel
and Kate Hudson
have signed on to present at the Orange British Academy Film Awards (along with England's own Orlando Bloom
Meanwhile nominees Keira Knightley
, Daniel Day-Lewis, James McAvoy and Viggo Mortensen are all expected to take their places at London's Royal Opera House.
Organizers are expected to release a final list of confirmed nominees and presenters in a few days.