Why? Because thanks to the box office clout earned by rising stars — much of which goes hand in hand with recognition at ceremonies like the Oscars and SAG Awards — several actors and actresses have recently joined their ranks in that rarefied airpsace known as the A-List. In just the last year, a wide range of actors, from Channing Tatum to Jessica Chastain, became members of the “New Guard,” commanding acclaim and commercial success in remarkably equal measures.
But before the A-List has to adjust its margins to fit in next week’s box office champs, Celebuzz takes a look at 8 of its newest – and biggest – additions.
So how did we determine our list of newcomers? The same way Hollywood determines theirs.
Did we forget one of your favorite stars? Suggest your pick for A-List status in the comments and watch the new trailer for Channing Tatum’s upcoming Side Effects!
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