Freddie Highmore wins Empire Movie Award as Best Newcomer

Freddie Highmore received another honor for his heart-tugging performance as Peter Llewelyn-Davies in FINDING NEVERLAND when he won Best Newcomer at the Empire Movie Awards in London on Sunday night, March 13th. In his acceptance speech, the always-gracious young actor thanked the voters first. “Also thank you to Marc Forster, Richard Gladstein and Miramax for giving me the opportunity to play Peter,” Freddie said, “and also Johnny Depp and Kate Winslet for making FINDING NEVERLAND such a fantastic experience.”

Congratulations to Freddie, and also to his FINDING NEVERLAND co-star Kate Winslet, who was honored as Best British Actress for her sparkling performance as Clementine in ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND. The Zone thanks Gilbert’s Girl and emma for posting the news on the Zone’s News & Views forum.