It’s hard to believe that just five years ago Jennifer Lawrence was an anonymous actress, hopping from audition to audition in search of that big break. Just two years ago, Chris Pratt was that goofy lug on Parks and Recreation who once tried to steal Seth Cohen’s girlfriend on The O.C. But in 2016, they’ll star alongside one another as the reigning king and queen of Hollywood.
Such is the nature of the movie business, where year after year, actors ascend from obscurity to the top of every casting director’s wish list, usually thanks to a combination of talent, charisma, and luck. Here, we predict the ten actors—some of whom you may already know—who’ll dramatically increase their star power in 2016.