December 19, 2012

NEWS: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson & Liam Hemsworth among IMDB's Top Stars of 2012

IMDb or the International Movie database has unveiled their Top Stars list, an annual list where they determine the most talked about actors of the year based on top searches, number of IMDB page views and so on. And our Katniss and Peeta - Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson made the the list at #2 and #9, respectively. Our Gale, Liam Hemsworth on the other hand, topped the Emerging Stars list. Check it out!

IMDb names the top ten stars of 2012, as well as the top emerging stars, as determined by total page views on the popular movie database. “The Dark Knight Rises” stars Tom Hardy (#1), Joseph Gordon-Levitt (#4) and Christian Bale (#5) scored high in the top ten, pushing Johnny Depp to his lowest-ranking ever (#7). Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis, who were #1 and #2 last year, are off the list completely. What a difference a year makes. Jennifer Lawrence is at #2, while her “Hunger Games” co-star Josh Hutcherson is #9 and Liam Hemsworth is #1 on the Emerging Stars list.
IMDb’s Top 10 Stars of 2012* 
1. Tom Hardy
2. Jennifer Lawrence
3. Chris Hemsworth
4. Joseph Gordon-Levitt
5. Christian Bale
6. Channing Tatum
7. Johnny Depp
8. Emma Stone
9. Josh Hutcherson 
 #2: Jennifer Lawrence
The young Academy Award-nominated star of Winter's Bone snagged the most coveted female role this side of Bella Swan with her turn as Katniss Everdeen in the adaptation of The Hunger Games which, yes, was a bulls-eye with moviegoers. Not only that, Lawrence looks to pick up her second Oscar nomination with her fetching performance in David O. Russell's Silver Linings Playbook.” 
#9: Josh Hutcherson
 A teen no longer, the young actor earned his leading man stripes this year with the much-coveted role of Peeta Mellark in the blockbuster franchise The Hunger Games, which promised to keep him busy for the next few years, as did his other successful franchise, the continuing Journey to the... films (this year it was to a mysterious island).   
#1: Liam Hemsworth
 Once known as Chris Hemsworth's younger brother and/or Miley Cyrus' boyfriend (now fiance), the Australian-born star came into his own in 2012 as the stoic and devoted Gale Hawthorne in The Hunger Games, which guaranteed him employment for the next few years as well as a fistful of non-dystopian leading roles too. ”


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