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Here Comes the Next Wave: 10 Actors Poised to Become Major Feature-Film Stars

By Dustin Rowles | Seriously Random Lists | July 26, 2012 | Comments ()


Where You've Seen Her: ABC's Suburgatory and Showtime's Shameless

Where You're About to See More of Her: The Johnny Knoxville comedy Fun Size and as the lead in the Evil Dead remake.

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Ruth Wilson.

Where You've Seen Her: Luther and the Jane Eyre mini-series.

Where You're About to See More of Her: Anna Karenina and Johnny Depp's Lone Ranger.

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Jessica Brown Findlay

Where You've Seen Her: Downton Abbey and Misfits

Where You're About to See More of Her: Akiva Goldman's Winter's Tale with Russell Crowe and Will Smith, and, Shoplifters of the World, based on the true events concerning four rabid fans of The Smiths who take a radio DJ by hostage and force him to play only Smiths songs.

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Ben Whishaw

Where You've Seen Him: The Hour and Perfume: The Story of a Murderer .

Where You're About to See More of Him: Cloud Atlas and the James Bond film, Skyfall.

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Jason Clarke

Where You've Seen Him: The short-lived television series Chicago Code and Showtime's Brotherhood.

Where You're About to See More of Him: Baz Lurhmann's Great Gatsby, Lawless, and Kathryn Bigelow's next film about Navy SEAL Team 6 tracking down Osama Bin Laden, Zero Dark Thirty.

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Oscar Isaac

Where You've Seen Him: Drive and Sucker Punch, among others.

Where You're About to See More of Him: Bourne Legacy, Won't Back Down with Viola Davis and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Elizabeth Olsen's crime thriller Therese Raquin, The Coen Bros. Inside Llewyn Davis, and Hossein Amini's Two Faces of January.


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RZA

Where You've Seen Him: The Wu Tang Clan and Showtime's Californiacation

Where You're About to See More of Him: As director and star of The Man with the Iron Fists with Russell Crowe, in G.I. Joe: Retaliation and in Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained.

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Kit Harington

Where You've Seen Him: In HBO's Game of Thrones

Where You're About to See More of Him: Silent Hill: Revelation with Sean Bean, The Seventh Son with Julianne Moore and Jeff Bridges, doing voice work for the How to Train Your Dragon sequel, and possibly as the lead in Monte Cassino.

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Jai Courtney

Where You've Seen Him: In Starz Spartacus: Vengeance

Where You're About to See More of Him: In Jack Reacher with Tom Cruise, as John McClane, Jr. in the Die Hard sequel, A Good Day to Die Hard, and in next year's blockbuster, I, Frankenstein.

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James Badge Dale

Where You've Seen Him: In AMC's Rubicon

Where You're About to See More of Him: Denzel Washington's Flight, Brad Pitt's World War Z, Iron Man 3 and Johnny Depp's Lone Ranger



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