Alasdair McLellan

Lucas Till

January 11, 2010

Whether wooing Hannah Montana or fighting Jackie Chan, southern-bred actor Lucas Till plays to the hometown crowd.

Dakota Johnson

December 2, 2009

Dakota Johnson’s film-ogenic family tree.

Joe Anderson

September 28, 2009

In Mira Nair’s latest film, Amelia, a biopic about pioneering aviator Amelia Earhart, Joe Anderson plays Wilmer “Bill” Stultz, the pilot who helmed the first transatlantic crossing with a female passenger—Earhart—in 1928, despite his belief that a woman’s place was not in the cockpit.

Brie ­Larson

August 10, 2009

It’s safe to say that a lot of preadolescent girls dream of becoming movie stars, but Brie Larson’s drive to act stemmed from something more akin to a spiritual awakening.

Discovery Dave Franco

August 10, 2009

My brother, James, is really good about everything. He lets me have my own career, which is great. I don’t just wanna be James Franco’s little brother.

Stephen Dorff

July 6, 2009

Stephen Dorff has spent more than 20 years in Hollywood playing people on the fringe, including a mystical peacemaker, a transgender superstar, and even the fifth Beatle, Stuart Sutcliffe. Now he’s ready to be front and center—just in time to take on the role of a burnt-out A-list actor in Sofia Coppola’s next project.

Taylor Lautner

July 6, 2009

Taylor Lautner has gone fromharmless outsider in Twilight to teen-wolf lothario in the upcoming sequel New Moon. The 17-year-old actor packed on 30 pounds of muscle as he prepped to battle a band of marauding vampires for Bella Swan’s heart. Watch out, Robert Pattinson.

Alison Mosshart

March 4, 2009

Today’s version of Patti Smith performs like she’s on fire (and sometimes she is). But Alison Mosshart. The feminine half of the band The Kills might tour forever—unless the bus driver runs away with all their equipment again.


November 30, 2008

She’s got the look and the sound of the ’60s, but con’t expect this singer to keep belting out the same note.