It seems like more than any time in the past, Hollywood is packed to the gills with a wealth of remarkably talented young actors, musicians and artists all jockeying for position atop the A-list as their careers continue to grow.
Some names you’ve heard already, like Blake Lively and Emma Stone, but there’s a few who are just on the cusp of really hitting the big time. Take, for example, Elizabeth Olsen. Sure, she’s got serious pedigree (she’s the sister of Ashley and Mary-Kate), but she’s breaking out this year and has some serious Oscar buzz in her favor. Also, get ready for a whole lot of Jennifer Lawrence — and her Hunger Games castmates Josh Hutcherson and Liam Hemsworth — once the sure-to-be-blockbuster film is released in 2012.
So, check out our 25 picks for who seems destined for greatness in celebrity-dom — and let us know who you think has the most promising future in the comments below.
The “Victorious” actress, 18, can be next seen in the 2012 comedies, “The First Time” and “Fun Size.” Her “Almost Paradise” collaboration can also be heard on the “Footloose” soundtrack