Robert Pattinson fans have one more reason (and validation) for praising the actors work in the Australian Outback based film The Rover The Australia Film Critics Association (AFCA) has announced the nominees for the 2015 Awards and The Rover received 6 nominations which include a Best Supporting Actor nod to Pattinson.

2015 is gearing up to be a good one for the British actor as the Cronenberg team up, Maps to the Stars, hits US theaters in February and has already garnered buzz in the media for co-star Julianne Moore’s performance and Golden Globe nomination.

The Rover has been nominated in the following categories:

BEST DIRECTOR
Rolf De Heer – Charlie’s Country
Sophie Hyde – 52 Tuesdays
Jennifer Kent – The Babadook
David Michod – The Rover
Michael & Peter Spierig – Predestination

BEST ACTOR
David Gulpilil – Charlie’s Country
Don Hany – Healing
Guy Pearce – The Rover
Nathan Phillips – These Final Hours
Angus Sampson – The Mule

BEST ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Noni Hazlehurst – The Mule
Erin James – The Little Death
Gillian Jones – The Rover
Susan Prior – The Rover
Sarah Snook – These Final Hours

BEST ACTOR IN A SUPPORTING ROLE
Jai Courtney – Felony
Alex Dimitriades – The Infinite Man
Robert Pattinson – The Rover
Hugo Weaving – The Mule
Noah Wiseman – The Babadook

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Natasha Braier – The Rover
Ian Jones – Charlie’s Country
Radek Ludczuk – The Babadook
Ben Nott – Predestination
Mandy Walker – Tracks

The AFCA Film Awards ceremony will take place on February 7th at the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) in Melbourne.

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