Acting faces to watch in 2013 by Amelia Harvey

Amelia Harvey takes a look at some of the young acting stars destined to shine in 2013.

Anna-Sophia Robb (below left)
19 year old Robb is no stranger to the big screen as she has been prominent since 2005 with roles in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Bridge to Terabithia. She’s set to become a household name in 2013 as she hits our TV screens as Carrie Bradshaw in The Carrie Diaries, the prequel to Sex in the City.

Douglas Booth (below right)
Handsome Brit Booth has already been seen on the small screens as Pip in Great Expectations and Boy George in Worried about the Boy as well as some movie flops like Miley Cyrus’ LOL but 2013 looks promising. He’s just finished filming Darren Aronosky’s Noah and will star in the new adaptation of Romeo and Juliet.

Acting faces to watch in 2013
Acting Faces to watch in 2013

Sam Claflin (above left)
LAMDA graduate Claflin’s acting career has been slowly ascending in recent years with supporting roles in Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and Snow White and The Huntsman. 26 year old Claflin will star in his biggest release to date in the Hunger Games follow up Catching Fire where he plays Finnick Odair.

Vanessa Kirby (above right)
Having made her debut in 2011 in BBC’s The Hour followed by a role as Estella in the TV adaptation of Great Expectations her star is on the rise. Currently starring in Ridley Scott’s TV mini-series Labyrinth she is next set the star in The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman with Shia Lebeouf and in Richard Curtis’ About Time alongside Rachel McAdams.

Daniel Bruhl (below left)
Bruhl, while mostly recognized in German film, he did enter US filmgoers conscience with Tarantino’s Inglorious Basterds. In 2013 Bruhl will play f1 racer Niki Lauder in Ron Howards Rush and thriller A Most Wanted Man.

Zoe Kazan (below right)
2012 has been a good year for Kazan, having been an actress and playwright for almost ten years it was the indie Ruby Sparks that put her name on the map and also earnt her an Independent Spirit award nomination. Her next role with be alongside Daniel Radcliffe in The F Word.

Faces to watch in 2013
Acting Faces to Watch in 2013

Brie Larson (above left)
Actress/singer Larson star has been bubbling under with roles in Diablo Cody’s TV show United States of Tara, 21 Jump Street and Scott Pilgrim VS The World. In 2013 she’s got a number of roles under her belt as she stars in Relanxious with Olivia Wilde, Squirrel to the Nuts alongside Owen Wilson, The Spectacular Now and in Joseph Gordon Levitt’s directorial debut Don Jon’s Addiction.

Rebel Wilson (above right)
Australian funnywoman Rebel has had a brilliant few years with standout supporting roles in Bridesmaids and Pitch Perfect but she’s set to step out the shadows in 2013. Not only is she hosting the MTV movie awards and writing her own TV series Super Fun Night but will also star in Michael Bay’s Pain and Gain alongside Mark Wahlberg.

Lucas Till (below left)
Former Hannah Montana alum may have hit some bum notes with flops such as Battle: Los Angeles but his role in Xmen:first class may be a start of a promising career. In 2013 he stars in Stoker with Nicole Kidman and Paranoia alongside Harrison Ford and Gary Oldman.

Adam Driver (below right)
Best known as the crude Adam in HBO Girls, 28 year old Driver has already starred with movie heavyweight as he’s been in the allstar Lincoln and DiCaprio’s J Edgar. In 2013 he’s in the Coen’s brothers Inside Llewyn Dies as a 1960’s musician, Frances Ha alongside Greta Gerwig and Australian drama Tracks.

Acting Faces to Watch in 2013
Acting Faces to watch in 2013

Nicolas Hoult (above left)
Skins fans will know Hoult as Tony Stonem but international audiences may remember him more as the bowl haircut wearing kid from 2002’s About A Boy. With supporting roles in A Single Man and as Beast in Xmen: First Class he gets to play the lead in 2013’s zombie comedy Warm Bodies and the big budget fairytale Jack and the Giant Slayer. He’s also just wrapped up the fourth instalment of Mad Max with Tom Hardy which is set be released late 2013.

Analeigh Tipton (above right)
Perhaps most recognized for coming third on Americans Next Top Model she has starred in a handful of roles such as 2011’s Crazy Stupid Love, the TV series Hung and Damsels in Distress but her upcoming projects include zombie comedy Warm Bodies, One Square Mile and Two Night Stand.

Dane DeHaan (below left)
With roles in shows like True Blood and Law and Order: SVU and Tom Hardy’s Lawless career has had a decent kickstarter. In 2013 he’ll star in Derek Cianfrance’s The Place Beyond the Pines alongside Ryan Gosling, as Lucien Carr in beat poet movie Kill Your Darlings and with Reese Witherspoon in Devil’d Knot.

Max Irons (below right)
Son of Jeremy Irons the Little Red Riding Hood actor is already a heartthrob, a role he will have to embrace as he stars in Twilight writer Stephanie Meyers latest adaptation The Host. He’ll also play musician Antonio Vivaldi in the biography Vivaldi and Edward IV in TV’s latest period drama The White Queen.

Acting Faces to watch in 2013

Hailee Steinfeld (below)
Oscar nominated for her role in True Grit the 16 year old has a string of movie out this year included the much anticipated adaptation of Romeo and Juliet and alongside Keira Knightley in Can A Song Save Your Life?, as wild child in Hateship Friendship and in Gavin’s Hood sci fi Ender’s Game.

Acting Faces to Watch in 2013

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