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    Top 10 Young A-Listers Hollywood Studios Can’t Get Enough Of

    The winds of change are blowing through Hollywood. Gone are the days when a single blockbuster could catapult a young actor to A-list status. Additionally, today’s studios are looking for a different kind of star: versatile, talented, and with a global fanbase. 

    This new generation of A-listers isn’t defined by blockbuster franchises or superhero capes. They are drawn to complex characters, challenging roles, and diverse projects. Here, we explore the 10 young actors who are topping studio wishlists according to a list by The Hollywood Reporter.  

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    1. Austin Butler

    Austin Butler
    Austin Butler

    Fresh off his electrifying performance as Elvis Presley in Baz Luhrmann’s biopic, Austin Butler is the epitome of Hollywood’s changing landscape. His chameleon-like ability to embody the King of Rock and Roll has left audiences speechless, showcasing his dedication to his craft.  

    Butler isn’t afraid to disappear into a role, to truly embody the character’s heart and soul. Additionally, he possesses an undeniable charisma that lights up the screen, but it’s his willingness to take risks and completely transform that makes him a true standout. Moreover, Austin is ready to conquer Hollywood his newfound leading man status one complex character at a time.  

    2. Timothée Chalamet

    Timothee Chalamet
    Timothee Chalamet

    Already a darling of the arthouse circuit, Timothée Chalamet has seamlessly transitioned into mainstream success. His thoughtful approach to character development and willingness to take risks have earned him critical acclaim. Studios today crave versatility, raw talent, and a global fanbase and Chalamet checks all those boxes. 

    He’s more than just a pretty face, his dedication to his craft shines through in every role. Additionally, from the heartbreaking vulnerability in ‘Call Me By Your Name to the stoic heroism in ‘Dune,’ he connects with audiences on a deep level. Moreover, with his chameleon-like ability to transform and his captivating screen presence, it’s no wonder studios are clamoring to work with him.

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    3. Jacob Elordi

    Jacob Elordi
    Jacob Elordi

    Jacob Elordi isn’t just the brooding heartthrob from ‘The Kissing Booth’ anymore. Studios are buzzing with excitement about his potential, making him one of Hollywood’s most wanted young stars. Sure, he stole hearts with his undeniable charm, but Elordi’s recent turn in ‘Euphoria’ showcased a dramatic depth that surprised audiences and studios alike. 

    There’s a rawness and intensity in his portrayal of a troubled teen that hints at a talent far exceeding teen romance films. Additionally, with his ability to navigate complex emotions and his undeniable charisma, Elordi is poised to become a leading man for a new generation. So, it’s no surprise that studios are eager to see him take center stage and explore the full range of his talent.   

    4. Paul Mescal

    Paul Mescal

    Irish actor Paul Mescal became an overnight sensation with his captivating performance in the BBC series ‘Normal People.’ Mescal’s portrayal of Connell resonated with audiences worldwide. He wasn’t afraid to show the awkwardness of young love, the complexities of masculinity, and the raw emotions simmering beneath the surface.  

    This quiet intensity is exactly what has studios excited. Additionally, they see in Mescal an actor who can carry a film, and can hold the audience captive with a single glance. Additionally, Studios are eager to see him translate his small-screen success to the big-screen

    5. Jenna Ortega 

    Jenna Ortega
    Jenna Ortega

    Jenna Ortega has been steadily building her career since childhood, but her breakout role as Wednesday Addams in the Netflix series of the same name has catapulted her into the spotlight. Ortega’s darkly comedic timing and ability to command the screen with a single glance make her a captivating presence.  

    Additionally, from Disney Channel days to her chilling performance in the horror film ‘X,’ she’s proven she’s not afraid to take on diverse projects. Moreover, with a mix of upcoming horror and coming-of-age films on her plate, Ortega is poised to become a scream queen for a new generation. 

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    6. Glen Powell 

    Glen Powell
    Glen Powell

    Glen Powell has been a constant presence in Hollywood for years, often playing the charming supporting character. However, his scene-stealing performance as Hangman in ‘Top Gun: Maverick‘ has finally put him in the leading man conversation. 

    Additionally, Powell possesses a natural charisma and comedic timing that makes him incredibly likable on screen. So, it’s no surprise studios are now recognizing his potential as a leading man who can balance action and humor. 

    7. Florence Pugh 

    Florence Pugh
    Florence Pugh

    With a string of critically acclaimed performances under her belt, Florence Pugh is a force to be reckoned with. From her raw portrayal in ‘Lady Macbeth’ to her fierce warrior princess in ‘Black Widow,’ and her captivating role in Oppenheimer Pugh showcases a versatility that defies expectations.  

    Her ability to navigate vulnerability and strength in equal measure makes her a captivating actress. Additionally, her characters resonate with audiences because they feel real, flawed, and utterly captivating. So, it’s no wonder studios are lining up at her door.

    8. Sydney Sweeney

    Sydney Sweeney
    Sydney Sweeney

    Sydney Sweeney has gone from captivating audiences in teen dramas to becoming one of Hollywood’s most in-demand young actresses. Her breakout roles in HBO’s Euphoria’ and ‘The White Lotus‘ showcased a depth and versatility that surprised many.  

    Sweeney isn’t afraid to tackle complex, morally ambiguous characters, imbuing them with a rawness that resonates deeply. Moreover, she brings a maturity to her performances that belies her age. Studios are clamoring to work with her, eager to harness her talent and willingness to push boundaries. 

    9. Anya Taylor-Joy

    Anya Taylor Joy
    Anya Taylor Joy

    Anya Taylor-Joy is a chameleon, effortlessly transitioning between genres. Her ability to embody a wide range of characters makes her a valuable asset to any studio. Studios are clamoring to work with her because she defies expectations. One minute she’s chilling audiences in ‘The Witch,’ the next she’s mesmerizing them as a chess prodigy in ‘The Queen’s Gambit.’

    Her range is phenomenal, and her ability to embody a character completely is undeniable. Additionally, this young actress isn’t just talented, she’s a captivating presence on screen, holding viewers spellbound with every glance. 

    10. Zendaya

    Zendaya
    Zendaya

    Zendaya is a true powerhouse. From her Disney Channel roots to her Emmy-winning performance in ‘Euphoria,’ she has consistently defied expectations. Moreover, she isn’t afraid to take on challenging roles like Rue in showcasing a vulnerability that resonates with audiences. 

    Additionally, Zendaya is not just an actress, she’s a fashion icon, a producer, and a powerful voice for her generation. Studios recognize her immense talent and global appeal, making her one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood. 

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    Vanshika is a content writer at FirstCuriosity, diving into the vibrant universe of celebrities, movies, and TV shows with fervor. Her passion extends beyond her professional endeavors, as she immerses herself in the realms of rap music and video games, constantly seeking inspiration from diverse sources. She is a business student with a knack for marketing blending analytical insights with creative instincts to craft compelling narratives. When not working you can find her spending times with her beloved pet dogs or watching true crime documentaries. Additionally, she has over 40 published articles exploring the exhilarating realm of eSports and profiling popular streamers, showcasing her expertise and passion for gaming culture.
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