Jennifer Lawrence's career is on fire and she fittingly plays "the girl on fire," as Katniss Everdeen in the "Hunger Games." The 21-year-old, Kentucky native started making headlines with her Academy Award nominated performance in "Winter's Bone" and has continued a steady ascent towards superstardom. Her next foray into blockbuster glory was as Mystique in "X-Men: First Class," where she met her co-star and current boyfriend, Nicholas Hoult. The sought-after blonde has the complete package of good looks, quick wit and acting chops, which seals her position among actresses in the under 25 Hollywood elite.
Elizabeth Olsen - 23
Elizabeth Olsen is the younger and taller sister of boho-chic, Forbes-ranked, millionaire twins, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Her acting debut in the psychological thriller, "Martha, Marcy, May, Marlene," got industry tongues wagging and made Elizabeth in high demand. She attended New York University, the alma mater of her twin sisters. Elizabeth is scheduled to star with another actress from young Hollywood's elite, Dakota Fanning, in "Very Good Girls." The Olsen ingénue can also be seen in the films, "Peace, Love and Misunderstanding," "Silent House," "Liberal Arts" and "Red Lights."
Kristen Stewart - 21
Kristen Stewart forged a wildly successful career playing teen-angsty characters and hit worldwide fame as Bella Swan in the Twilight franchise. The Hollywood veteran started acting at 8 and has already had the honor of imbedding her hand and foot prints outside Hollywood's Grauman's Chinese Theater. Her nervous, vulnerable demeanor, encased in a tough girl affectation, only adds to her appeal with fans and movie studios alike. She most recently is starring with Charlize Theron in the adventure fantasy, "Snow White and the Huntsman."
Dakota Fanning - 18
Dakota Fanning was a child actress who blossomed into a Hollywood heavy-hitter like her good friend KStew. Dakota starred with Kristen in "The Twilight Saga" and "The Runaways," where they formed a close friendship. Before Fanning hit 12 years old, she'd already starred opposite some of the biggest names in Hollywood including, Denzel Washington, Robert DeNiro and Tom Cruise. Watch out for her 13-year-old sister, Elle Fanning, who has already acted in over a dozen films and is best known for her role in, the Steven Spielberg produced, "Super 8."
Emma Stone - 23
Emma Stone is in demand, hilarious and knows how to rock a bustier and booty shorts (as proven by her wardrobe in "Easy A"). Playing that bustier-wearing character also fetched her a Golden Globe nomination. Emma showed her comedic prowess in several films (e.g. Superbad, House Bunny, Zombieland) before moving to more dramatic territory in the critically acclaimed, "The Help." Starring opposite hunky Ryan Gosling in "Crazy, Stupid, Love," and her show-stealing bit with Ben Stiller during this year's Oscars, have made her buzz-worthiness shoot through the roof. Next up, this notable redhead (and some times blonde) will be breaking into the film franchise realm as Gwen Stacy in "Amazing Spider-Man."
Lily Collins - 23
British-born and California raised, Lily Collins, is the daughter of Phil Collins; acclaimed musician and '80s hit-maker of such catchy tunes as, "Sussudio" and "A Groovy Kind of Love." Lily was a broadcast journalism major at the University of Southern California and a featured model in several fashion magazines. The brainy Brit played Sandra Bullock's daughter in "The Blind Side" and the damsel in distress in the vampire flick, "Priest." She graduated to being the envy of Twi-hards when cast with teen heartthrob, Taylor Lautner, in "Abduction." Most recently, she plays a very convincing Snow White, in the fairytale based "Mirror Mirror," opposite Julia Roberts.
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