HIFF 2015: Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch

Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch

Variety-150-newNow in its fourth year of partnership, the Hamptons International Film Festival and Variety, the respected trade publication, present this year’s Variety’s 10 Actors to Watch class. These formidable new talents join an elite group of actors honored in HIFF’s history, including Lupita Nyong’o, Brie Larson, Oscar Isaac, David Oyelowo, Tatiana Maslany, Dane DeHaan, Emily Blunt, Jessica Chastain, Blake Lively, Rooney Mara, Ezra Miller, and Alexander Skarsgård.

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CHRISTOPHER ABBOTT

Appearing in JAMES WHITE

Notable Credits: ‘GIRLS’
MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE

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EMORY COHEN

Appearing in BROOKLYN

Notable Credits:
THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES
BENEATH THE HARVEST SKY

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THOMAS MANN†

Appearing in THE PREPPIE CONNECTION

Notable Credits: PROJECT X
ME AND EARL AND THE DYING GIRL

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BEL POWLEY

Appearing in A ROYAL NIGHT OUT

Notable Credits: EQUALS
THE DIARY OF A TEENAGE GIRL

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REBECCA FERGUSON*

Notable Credits:
THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN
MISSION IMPOSSIBLE: ROGUE NATION

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JASON MITCHELL

Notable Credits: BROKEN CITY
STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

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MAIKA MONROE‡

Notable Credits: IT FOLLOWS
THE GUEST

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KEITH STANFIELD

Notable Credits: SHORT TERM 12
STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON

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TESSA THOMPSON

Notable Credits: SELMA
DEAR WHITE PEOPLE

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JESSIE T. USHER

Notable Credits: ‘SURVIVOR’S REMORSE’
INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE

†photo credit: Jeff Vespa
*photo credit: Marica Rosenberg
‡photo credit: AP Images