10 Best Young Actors 2010
The best young actors of 2010 are Hollywood’s rising stars, armed with enough talent to command the big-screen. Keep an eye on them as they continue their roads to cinema stardom.
Jesse Eisenberg. In 2010, the hero of “Zombieland” and “Adventureland” assumed the leading role of Mark Zuckerberg in “The Social Network.” The young actor’s portrayal of the Facebook founder earned him an Oscar nomination.
Ellen Page. This young actress previously starred in the film “Juno.” In 2010, she took on a major role in the hit movie “Inception.” Her acting talents are sure to lead her to more success in the future.
Jonah Hill. Here’s a young comedic actor who found much success in 2010. He starred in the comedy “Get Him to the Greek,” and he lent his vocal talents to “How to Train Your Dragon” and “Mastermind.”
Mia Wasikowska. Surely, you remember Alice. In 2010, this young actress starred in “Alice in Wonderland” and “The Kids Are All Right.” More leading roles await her in the future.
Carey Mulligan. In 2010, this young actress from England appeared in “Never Let Me Go” and “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.” She received a nomination for the 2010 Rising Star Award by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts.
Chloe Moretz. In 2010, Chloe Moretz assumed the role of child superhero hit-girl in “Kick-Ass” and Angie Steadman in “Diary of a Wimpy Kid.” She has already received various award nominations by the Young Artist Awards.
Garrett Hedlund. At the end of 2010, the young actor starred as Sam Flynn in Disney’s “Tron Legacy.” Previously, he assumed the role of Murtagh in the less-than-successful movie “Eragon.”
Chris Hemsworth. Hemsworth grabbed the spotlight with his role as George Kirk in the new “Star Trek” movie. Although his only major role in 2010 was in the movie “Ca$h,” the young actor is set to star in “Thor” and “Red Dawn” in 2011.
Noah Ringer. Although his 2010 big-screen debut as Aang in “The Last Airbender” didn’t win any awards, that’s no reason to take your eyes off this extremely young actor. Ringer returns to theaters in 2011’s “Cowboys & Aliens.”
Aaron Johnson. This young actor headed the cast of “Kick-Ass” in 2010. He is set to return to the role in the movie's sequel.