Yahoo! Movies has released its list of the 15 Breakout Movie Stars to Watch For in 2014, which includes nods to stars from DIVERGENT, THE MAZE RUNNER, VAMPIRE ACADEMY, and THE FAULT IN OUR STARS!
8. Dylan O’Brien, “The Maze Runner”
If you’ve been watching MTV’s re-imagined TV series “Teen Wolf,” you are well aware of Dylan O’Brien’s scene-stealing charm. This year we finally get to see him in a leading role with franchise potential in the big-screen adaptation of James Dasher’s popular novel “The Maze Runner.”
5. Kaya Scodelario, “The Maze Runner”
This British beauty was once rumored to be in line to play Katniss in “The Hunger Games,” but we’re much happier with the way things turned out so that now Scodelario, who made a name for herself across the pond in “Skins,” can be the sole leading lady opposite O’Brien in “The Maze Runner.”
4. Ansel Elgort, “The Fault in Our Stars” and “Divergent”
We can pretty much guarantee that newcomer Ansel Elgort is going to make you cry this year. Not so much via his performance in “Divergent,” but in the weepy teen cancer romance “The Fault in Our Stars.”
3. Zoey Deutch, “Vampire Academy”
No, “Vampire Academy” isn’t “Twilight,” there just happen to be a few similarities. Like that it’s based on a very popular book series and involves vampires, attractive and angsty teenagers, going to school, etc. Zoey Deutch plays half human/vampire leading lady Rose Hathaway.
1. Theo James, “Divergent”
If like us, you first noticed (and appreciated) this handsome gentleman fighting vampires and werewolves in “Underworld: Awakening,” James’s casting as the strong-but-sympathetic romantic hero Four in “Divergent” was good news for everyone. We’re thinking 2014 will officially put him on the Hollywood Star Radar.