Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Miller's Tale May Yet Have a Happy Ending; (1) in the Ascendancy: Nominations for the Orange Rising Star Award Are Sienna Miller, Left, Sam Riley, Ellen Page, Shia LeBeouf and Tang Wei (2) Leading Lady: Miller in Alfie. She Had a Relationship with Co-Star Jude Law

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Miller's Tale May Yet Have a Happy Ending; (1) in the Ascendancy: Nominations for the Orange Rising Star Award Are Sienna Miller, Left, Sam Riley, Ellen Page, Shia LeBeouf and Tang Wei (2) Leading Lady: Miller in Alfie. She Had a Relationship with Co-Star Jude Law

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Byline: LOUISE JURY

SIENNA MILLER may have garnered as many headlines for her fashion senseand love life as for her art, but all that may be about to change.

She is named today as a contender for Orange Rising Star at this year's BritishAcademy Awards, the film awards.

Miller, who has just celebrated her 26th birthday, is among five internationalactors and actresses who have demonstrated "exceptional talent".

She made her film debut in Matthew Vaughn's Layer Cake but then came toattention for dating her Alfie co-star Jude Law.

Their on-off relationship made her famous, and she has since become a styleicon. She is currently dating Notting Hill star Rhys Ifans.

She has also worked on a string of movies including Factory Girl, about AndyWarhol's muse Edie Sedgwick, and Interview, directed by Steve Buscemi.

Miller's rivals for the Bafta award include Sam Riley, who played the part ofJoy Division frontman Ian Curtis in Anton Corbijn's film biopic Control.

There is strong international competition too. Shia LeBeouf, who is currentlyin production on the fourth Indiana Jones movie, was seen in the recent actionadventure Transformers and the thriller Disturbia. Ellen Page, a Canadianactress, is garnering good reviews for her role as a pregnant teenager in theforthcoming Juno. …

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