These Young Actresses Are the Ones to Watch!!
There are a lot of actresses out there trying to make it big but only a few that will accomplish this. So who to watch? Here is a list of the ten hottest actresses in Hollywood right now.
Amanda Seyfried (24 yrs)
Amanda Seyfried started her career on As The World Turns but most people didn’t know who she was until she was cast in Mean Girls. Still, her break out roll was in 2008’s Mamma Mia. Cast as Sophie, a young girl trying to find her father, this musical featured all ABBA songs. She is currently starring in Dear John, a movie based on a Nicholas Sparks novel. It seems that each role gets bigger and bigger for this young star and she’s sure to have many more in her future.
Dakota Fanning (16 yrs)
No one can dispute Dakota Fanning’s star power. She was the youngest member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and also the youngest ever nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award (www.wikipedia.org). Her resume includes many films where she was cast alongside famous actors such as Sean Penn (I am Sam) and Tom Cruise (War of the Worlds). Most recently her star power has increased after appearing in New Moon and she will also be in the next installment, Eclipse.
Miley Cyrus (17 yrs)
Some love her and some hate her but you have to at least acknowledge her popularity. The daughter of Billy Ray Cyrus, she came into fame playing Miley Stewart on Hannah Montana on the Disney Channel. A wildly popular show, a full length feature film was released in 2009. While some dismiss her as an actress, she is trying to prove them all wrong and is releasing her first film where she isn’t playing the teen idol. She stars in The Last Song (released March 31, 2010) as Ronnie, a teen sent by her mother to spend the summer with her father. Nicholas Sparks penned the screenplay which means that they material will be good. It’s up to Miley to pull off the acting.
Abigail Breslin (13 yrs)
Few actresses have as many credits behind their name as Abigail Breslin, and Abigail is only 13. Critics praise her acting skills as do her many famous costars. She released her first film, Signs, at age 5 costarring with Mel Gibson and Joaquin Phoenix. She was in Raising Helen with Kate Hudson, John Corbett, Joan Cusack, and Helen Mirren. Probably her most recognizable role is Olivia in 2006’s Little Miss Sunshine. She completely stole the movie and no one can forget the ending where she danced to Superfreak. Most recently she was in My Sister’s Keeper and Zombieland.
Lea Michele (23 yrs)
Lea Michele burst into the mainstream in May of 2009. She plays the role of Rachel Berry on Glee, a talented ambitious high school singer. While a longtime staple on Broadway cast in plays such as Les Miserables and Spring Awakening, she didn’t become a household name until Glee. With upcoming roles such as Dorothy in Dorothy of Oz, her popularity should continue to grow.
Selena Gomez (17 yrs)
Selena Gomez got her start on Barney and Friends but it was her role as Alex Russo on Disney’s The Wizards of Waverly Place that really got her noticed. She has the reputation of being highly popular but not spoiled and hard to work with. Parents and kids alike adore her. She starred in Another Cinderella Story and Princess Protection Program and will play the role of Beezus in Ramona & Beezus to be released in 2010. With future roles lined up she’s sure to continue to be a rising star.
Anna Sophia Robb (16 yrs)
You don’t see much about Anna Sophia Robb in the newspapers or on entertainment sites but this young actress has been picking quality roles and garnishing critical praise. In 2005 she released two films. She played Opal in Because of Winn Dixie and also Violet alongside Johnny Depp in the remake of Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. In 2007 she was in Bridge to Terabithia and she was also in 2009’s Race to Witch Mountain. She has a movie, The Space Between, set to be released in 2010. Anna also accepted the lead role in the movie Soul Surfer. In this movie she portrays Bethany Hamilton, a young surfer who loses her arm during a shark attack but continues to surf. It’s based on a true story.
Kristen Stewart (19 yrs)
Kristen Stewart is most well known as Bella in the Twilight series. What most people don’t know is that she’s been in plenty of films before this. In 2002 she played Jodie Foster’s daughter in Panic Room to positive reviews. Some of her best reviews however was when she played a rape victim and selective mute in the movie Speak in 2004. She followed this with Zathura (2005), The Messengers (2007), and Jumper (2008). She also just finished portraying legendary rock star Joan Jett in The Runaways. With more Twilight movies set to be released her popularity is set to continue growing.
Emily Van Camp (23 yrs)
Emily Van Camp has been in numerous roles but is best known for two of them. The first role is as Amy Abbott in Everwood (2002-2006) and her second and most recent as Rebecca Harper in Brothers & Sisters(2007-??). With her good looks but girl next door familiarity her star has been rising. With two movies set to be released in 2010, Ben Hur and Norman, her career is really taking off.
Ellen Page (23 yrs)
Ellen has slowly been creeping up in popularity and has proven that she is one to watch. With her dry wit and perfect timing she has won much praise from the critics. Her most well known role is as Juno in the movie of the same name. In this film she played a pregnant teen and cemented her name among teen audiences. She also starred in 2009’s Whip It which was directed by Drew Barrymore. She is set to release three movies during 2010, Peacock with Bill Pullman and Susan Sarandon, Super with Liv Tyler and Kevin Bacon, and Inception with Leonardo DiCaprio.