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Top actress and Oscar winner Susan Sarandon has tipped Irish starlet Saoirse Ronan for an Oscar nomination for her lead role in 'The Lovely Bones.' Sarandon, who also stars in the movie about a young girl looking down on her family after her murder, said that the movie had some standout performances. "I definitely think Saoirse Ronan and Stanley Tucci (who plays the killer in the film) should be nominated," said Sarandon, who won her own Oscar for her role in film 'Dead Man Walking.' Ronan and Sarandon attended the premier of 'Lovely Bones' in Sydney yesterday and the Irish actress said Sarandon (63), who plays her grandmother in the film, continued her motherly ways off screen. "Susan did look after me," she said. “Just being around someone as experienced as that is great." Ronan was born in New York and is the daughter of Irish actor Paul Ronan. »
Interview / The lovely Saoirse Ronan carries 'The Lovely Bones' / Click here Irish actress Saoirse Ronan has a new fan, "Twilight" star Robert Pattinson. Pattinson attended the La premier of Ronan's new film, "The Lovely Bones," last night and tried to keep a low profile. However he was spotted by actress Katerina Graham “At the premiere of lovely bones and robert pattinson is here girls!” she wrote on her Twitter page. “Should I kidnap him for the fans? He’s sitting a few rows from me.” Pattinson skipped out on the red carpet but Saoirse made a star turn in a gorgeous glittery dress. Saoirse is a hot tip for the Oscar nominations for her role as Susie Salmon in "The Lovely Bones." She received multiple award nominations for her role as the young Briony Tallis in the film "Atonement." Saoires, who is an only child, was born in »
'Twilight' has catapulted RPattz into the stratosphere where he joins some other beefcake breakout stars.
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Every now and then, a movie comes out that transforms a male actor into someone to be desired, adored and often watched for decades to come. We're experiencing such a phenomenon now with Robert Pattinson, who has essentially starred in one wide-release movie and had "Twilight" transform him from "Who's that?" to "Hottest Man Alive" overnight.
But where does RPattz go from here? Will he launch a decades-long career? Work with directors like Spielberg and Scorsese? Or will he become another Hollywood cautionary tale? Below are a handful of beefcake breakouts transformed by one major role, whose careers could perhaps give guidance to the Sparkly One.
Arguably the greatest male cinematic sex symbol of all time, actors like Pattinson and James Franco continue to »
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