*Okay, so a little while ago profiled the male actors to watch in 2013.
What about the women? Here are the picks.
VIOLA DAVIS – Twice-nominated for Academy Awards, the luminous Davis is firmly established as one of Hollywood’s stars. In 2013, she has two big features coming out – the vampire flick Beautiful Creatures and the sci-fi epic Ender’s Game.
PAULA PATTON – The more Paula Patton on screen, the better. The Precious and Mission: Impossible star will re-team with her Déjà Vu co-star Denzel Washington (and Mark Wahlberg) in the action flick 2 Guns.
CARMEN EJOGO – Ejogo – the wife of the extraordinarily talented Jeffrey Wright – is a fantastic actress in her own right, appearing in the great TV movie Lackawanna Blues and the underrated Sam Mendes film Away We Go. 2013 offers her a real breakout opportunity in the conspiracy-theory TV series Zero Hour.
JESSICA LUCAS – Another rising black actress seen on a wealth of TV series (90210, Psych, Melrose Place) who will have a showy role in the Evil Dead remake. She could be a new scream queen.
FREEMA AGYEMAN – This English actress is a certifiable star across the pond, starring in Doctor Who and its spinoff Torchwood along with Law and Order: UK (wow, they have it over there, too!) She gets her first crack at American stardom in the Sex and the City prequel The Carrie Diaries.
ROCHELLE AYTES – Aytes is a New York native who’s been featured in a Tyler Perry movie (Madea’s Family Reunion) and a series (House of Payne) and gemmed in a role on Desperate Housewives. She aims for TV stardom as one of the leads in the new ABC series Mistresses.
Want to read more articles like this one? Subscribe to EURnewsletter.
Got A News Tip or Video You Want to Share? Contact us HERE.
- For the Brothas: Nadkins ... Wet Naps For Your ... You Know
- Zendaya on Her Fears, the 'New Cool' and Obsessive Photoshopping
- Civil Rights Leaders Call for 'Lunch Out' of Pre Oscar Ceremony Luncheon
- James Franco to Direct ‘Zola Tells All’ Based on Stripper Twitter Saga
- James Brown Previews Super Bowl Pregame Show: 'It's Only 4 Hrs As Opposed to 7'
- Jill Scott Wins Big at 47th Annual NAACP Image Awards
- Kim & Kanye Fought Over Wiz Khalifa Rant and Wendy Williams Dis?
- 47th NAACP Image Awards Announces Winners of Non-Televised Categories
- Filmmakers Say 'Kung Fu Panda 3' is 'Perfect Premise For Creating Comedy' [EUR Exclusive]
- Ne-Yo’s Ex-Fiance Moyetta Shaw Posts Pics With New Millionaire Man
- Discover More Stories on EURweb: Click Here