Potential Breakout Stars of 2014...

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Chris Pratt
Christopher Michael Pratt is an American film and television actor. He came to prominence from his television roles, including Bright Abbott in Everwood, Ché in The O.C., and Andy Dwyer and Parks and Recreation, and notable film roles in Moneyball, The Five-Year Engagement, Zero Dark Thirty, Delivery Man...
“ With impressive performances in Everwood and the critically acclaimed Parks and Recreation, Chris Pratt has been on the cusp of super-stardom after his head-turning cameo performances in Zero Dark Thirty and Moneyball. His role of Star-Lord in the hotly anticipated Guardians of the Galaxy film adaptation should finally propel Pratt into the A-list and his commitment to the preparation of his roles, for example, in Guardians of the Galaxy and Delivery Man, is widely known amongst Hollywood. These reasons make Chris Pratt number one on my list of potential breakout stars of 2014. ” - wynnee1992
 
2.
Dane DeHaan
Actor, Chronicle
Dane DeHaan has made a formidable impression on film and television audiences and is one of the industry's most sought after actors of his generation. Dane is shooting Gore Verbinski's A Cure for Wellness and will soon begin production starring in Luc Besson's Valerian. DeHaan has recently finished shooting the indie...
“ After his standout performance in 2012's Chronicle, Dane DeHaan had a minor role in the lauded Lincoln and also impressed in the acclaimed dramas The Place Beyond the Pines and Lawless, and because of these impressive displays, DeHaan was picked up to portray Harry Osborn in Marc Webb's The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Finally propelled into a potential leading role in a blockbuster franchise, DeHaan's performances as a villain have been duly noted. And with a couple of ways DeHaan's character can go in the 2014 release, this has put DeHaan in a position where he will surely break out into a major star in the coming year. ” - wynnee1992
 
3.
Aaron Taylor-Johnson
Actor, Kick-Ass
Aaron Taylor-Johnson is an English stage, television, and film actor. He was born Aaron Perry Johnson in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, to Sarah and Robert Johnson, a civil engineer. He has a sister, Gemma Johnson, who had a small role in his movie Tom & Thomas. Aaron is of English-Russian Jewish background...
“ While having the lead role in the successful Kick-Ass films, Aaron Taylor-Johnson will surely kick off into super stardom after the release of the rebooted Godzilla. As the leading actor in a stacked cast of this historic and well known franchise, Johnson will become known to global audiences and with this rebooted film that goes back to its frightening roots, Johnson should be seen by millions upon millions in what should be a sure fire global success which in turn, easily makes Aaron Taylor-Johnson a potential breakout star of 2014. ” - wynnee1992
 
4.
Jack Reynor
Actor, Glassland
Jack Reynor was born on the 23rd of January, 1992, in Colorado. He moved to Humphrystown, In early 2010 Jack was cast in Kirsten Sheridan's Dollhouse which debuted at Berlinale 2012. In late 2011 he played the title role in Lenny Abrahamson's highly acclaimed What Richard Did. He resides in Ireland.
“ After an impressive starring role in the acclaimed What Richard Did, Jack Reynor immediately became a household name... In Ireland. But once wind of this display made it across the pond, Michael Bay was quick to add Reynor to his cast for sequel/rebooted Transformers 4. Finally adding some quality acting ability to join Mark Whalberg on an otherwise underwhelming cast in terms of ability from the original series. And with a lead role in this big name blockbuster movie franchise, Reynor will surely be breaking out as the main attraction of this lucrative film series. ” - wynnee1992
 
5.
Shailene Woodley
Actress, Divergent
Actress Shailene Woodley was born in Simi Valley, California, to Lori (Victor), a middle school counselor, and Lonnie Woodley, a school principal. She has one brother, Tanner. She was educated at Simi Valley High School in California. When Woodley was four years old she began commercial modeling. Acting roles followed...
“ Cast in the lead role in the upcoming film adaptation of the popular Divergent film series, Woodley's global exposure is about to hit an all time high. After a supporting run in the critically acclaimed The Descendants and a universally lauded performance in upcoming The Spectacular Now, the actress who's role in the rebooted Amazing Spider-Man universe has been put on hold, will surely break out into the upper echelon of young actresses after her turn in Divergent. ” - wynnee1992
 
6.
Evan Peters
Actor, Kick-Ass
Evan Peters was born in the winter of 1987 to Phil and Julie Peters in St. Louis, Missouri. When his father's job was transferred and the family moved to Grand Blanc, Michigan, Evan began taking acting classes and at age 15, he moved with his mother to Los Angeles in hopes of pursuing a career in the entertainment industry...
“ Coming hot off the heels of two stunning turns in the highly successful American Horror Story anthology series, and also, with two minor roles in successful films Kick-Ass and Never Back Down, Evan Peters is surely about to hit the well deserved heights of acting after the release of the hotly anticipated X-Men: Days of Future Past. Peters has been cast in the very controversial role of Quicksilver in this coming X-Men release and with a year between Peters' Quicksilver debuting on the silver screen and Marvel releasing their Quicksilver to worldwide audiences, Peters should become a main stay in Hollywood before somebody rips off a character he brought to life only a year earlier. ” - wynnee1992
 
7.
Dwayne Johnson
Actor, Moana
Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known as The Rock, was born on May 2, 1972 in Hayward, California, to Ata Johnson (born Feagaimaleata Fitisemanu Maivia) and Canadian-born professional wrestler Rocky Johnson (born Wayde Douglas Bowles). His father is black (of Black Nova Scotian descent), and his mother is of Samoan background (her own father was Peter Fanene Maivia...
“ A controversial pick as a breakout star because he already is a bona fide Hollywood superstar with the box office numbers to back up that claim. But this role, Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has taken on, as Hercules in the film adaptation the graphic novel The Thracian Wars, has the potential to prove Johnson a bankable leading man in what could be a career defining role for an actor that has had already had a stellar 2013 so far at the box office. ” - wynnee1992
 
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Jack O'Connell
Actor, Unbroken
Jack O'Connell was born in Alvaston, Derby, England, to Alison J. (Gutteridge) and John Patrick O'Connell. His mother is English, and worked at British Midland, and his father was Irish (from County Kerry), and worked on the railways for Bombardier. Jack went to Saint Benedict Catholic School, and began...
“ Widely successful in Britain as the enigmatic Cook from the groundbreaking Skins, Jack O'Connell is a relative nobody in the US, but with a potential breakout role in the new 300 movie, 300: Rise of an Empire, that is sure to change. While also being lined up for the lead role in Angelina Jolie's directorial debut, Unbroken, Jack O'Connell only has great things coming to him after 2014. ” - wynnee1992
 
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“ A relative unknown in the world of acting up until he was cast alongside Colin Firth in Matthew Vaughn's adaptation of Mark Millar and David Gibbon's graphic novel The Secret Service. Taron Egerton is now sure to be turning heads after landing this coveted role alongside a monster name in acting and with a successful director helming the project, Egerton will surely have a breakout turn in this hotly anticipated release. ” - wynnee1992
 
10.
Dave Bautista
David Michael Bautista, Jr. was born on January 18, 1969 in Washington, D.C., to Donna Raye (Mullins) and David Michael Bautista. His father is Filipino, and his mother has Greek ancestry. When WCW officials told him he'd never make it in sports entertainment, Bautista pushed himself to achieve his dream of being a Superstar...
“ Another ex-wrestler on the list, but Dave Bautista has been garnering small roles in impressive films, he recently starred in The Man with the Iron Fists and has an upcoming turn in the hotly anticipated Riddick. Getting this role of Drax the Destroyer in Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy was a big shock to Bautista and with the reaction he had upon receiving the news, 'Cried like a baby', Bautista will surely put his all into the movie and is sure to come out looking like a star. ” - wynnee1992
 
11.
Mackenzie Foy
Actress, Interstellar
Mackenzie Christine Foy was born 10 November, 2000. She began her career as a child model in 2004, working for Garnet Hill, Polo Ralph Lauren, and Guess Kids. She has also modeled in print ads for companies such as Rubbermaid, Jones Apparel Group,The Walt Disney Company, Mattel, Target Corporation, Talbots, Guess and Gap...
“ Cast as the daughter of Bella and Edward Cullen in the highly lucrative Twilight series, Mackenzie Foy also had a turn in the hugely successful The Conjuring and with news that she has been cast in Christopher Nolan's upcoming Interstellar is huge for the 12 year old. With the casting pedigree in this impending box office hit, Mackenzie Foy can only really improve and impress in this film and be one to watch out for in the future. ” - wynnee1992
 
12.
Luke Evans
Luke George Evans was born in Pontypool, Wales, and grew up in Aberbargoed, in the south of Wales. He is the son of Yvonne (Lewis) and David Evans. He moved to Cardiff at the age 17. He then won a scholarship to the London Studio Centre, and graduated in 2000. He starred in many of London's West End theatre productions...
“ Already really a star as he did just come off Fast 6 where he played Owen Shaw and relatively impressed but should have got more screen time alongside Vin Diesel as his exchange in an empty car park was a personal highlight of the film. With other performances in Immortals and Clash of the Titans, his exposure will change ten-fold after he portrays Bard in the next two Hobbit movies, but there is also potential for him to breakout into a leading star if his portrayal of Dracula is as successful as anticipated. ” - wynnee1992
 
13.
Britt Robertson
Actress, Tomorrowland
Brittany Leanna Robertson was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, to Beverly (Hayes) and Ryan Robertson, a restaurateur. She was raised in South Carolina, the oldest of seven children. Her mother's worries about the public school system led to Robertson being home-schooled. She began acting at the Greenville Little Theater in South Carolina...
“ Cast in George Clooney's next big project, Tomorrowland, Britt Robertson has the chance to break out in a huge way... After a minor appearance in Scream 4 and an upcoming supporting role in Vince Vaughn's Delivery Man, Robertson is getting some attention on the big screen but it has been her turn in the huge hit, Under the Dome, that has garnered attention in her abilities and the Christmas release in 2014 could be a huge role in Britt Robertson's young career. ” - wynnee1992
 
14.
Sebastian Stan
Sebastian Stan was born on August 13, 1982, in Constanta, Romania. He moved with his mother to Vienna, Austria, when he was eight, and then to New York when he was twelve. Stan studied at Rutgers Mason Gross School of the Arts and spent a year at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London. When he went back to New York he started working in some projects like Law & Order...
“ Appearances in acclaimed films Rachel Getting Married and Black Swan propelled Sebastian Stan into the cast of Captain America in the minor role of Bucky Barnes. But this time around, he is the main supporting actor. His character will be the brainwashed version of Bucky Barnes, The Winter Soldier. The acclaimed Winter Soldier comic has been adapted for cinema and will be released in 2014 and with Sebastian Stan playing the titular villain in what is sure to be a hit, Stan will break out as one of the actors to watch in the future. ” - wynnee1992
 
15.
Joel Kinnaman
Charles Joel Nordström, known professionally as Joel Kinnaman, is a Swedish actor. He is best known for playing the lead role in the Swedish film Easy Money a role that earned him a Guldbagge Award in the "Best Actor" category - and for his role as Frank Wagner in the Johan Falk film series. He starred...
“ Already a well-known actor in the States with his starring role in The Killing, the Swedish actor will be seen on a global stage when he stars in the upcoming reboot of a cult 80s classic, RoboCop. This role could send Kinnaman into the stratosphere of popularity if this movie goes well and as I'm sure it will, Joel Kinnaman will be a regular name on lips of movie goers as of 2014. ” - wynnee1992
 
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Kodi Smit-McPhee
Actor, The Road
Kodi was born on June 13, 1996 in Adelaide, Australia, to Sonja Smit and Andy McPhee, who is an actor and professional wrestler. His sister is actress Sianoa Smit-McPhee. In 2014, Kodi starred in Twentieth Century Fox's Dawn of the Planet of the Apes opposite Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke, Gary Oldman...
“ After impressive displays in Let Me In and The Road, Kodi Smit-McPhee has been cast in the hotly anticipated sequel to the 2011 hit Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Cast among a stellar cast that includes Gary Oldman, Andy Serkis, Jason Clarke and Keri Russell, Kodi Smit-McPhee will have a lot to do to stand out in this film but with the level of quality within the cast, Smit-McPhee will surely rise to the occasion and potentially be one of the breakout stars of 2014. ” - wynnee1992