THR: The Starlet 'Pecking Order'
THR INFORMALLY surveyed major agents, execs and producers to determine which young actresses gets offered drama and comedy/action roles first. Then if, she passes, who gets offered — and so on. Not surprisingly, Jennifer Lawrence topped both lists.
1. Anne Hathaway, 30 & Jennifer Lawrence, 23
If they pass on the movie, the call goes to:
➞ Jessica Chastain, "36"
The Zero Dark Thirty star's upcoming credits include the Christopher Nolan sci-fi flick Interstellar and the World War II Oscarbait film The Zookeeper's Wife. If she passes on a movie, the call goes to…
➞ Natalie Portman, 32
Portman will be jumping back into her role as Jane Foster in Thor: The Dark World and also has a part opposite Christian Bale in Terrence Malick's upcoming drama Knight of Cups. If she passes on a movie, the call goes to…
➞ Michelle Williams, 33
Williams stars in the upcoming war drama Suite Francaise as well as in the upcoming Joshua Marston thriller The Double Hour.
1. Jennifer Lawrence, 23
Jennifer Lawrence, once again at the top of the list, reprises her role as Katniss in the Hunger Games sequel The Mockingjay - Part 1. She also earned an Oscar for the dramedy Silver Linings Playbook earlier this year. If she passes on a movie, the call goes to…
➞ Emma Stone, 24
Coming off the animated comedy The Croods and crime drama Gangster Squad, will step back into her role as Gwen Stacey in the upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2. If she passes on a movie, the call goes to…
➞ Scarlett Johnasson, 28
The actress will be the voice of Joaquin Phoenix's inanimate love interest in Spike Jonze's Her. If she passes on a movie, the call goes to …
➞ Amy Adams, 39
Adams appears in American Hustle this year alongside fellow A-listers Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Christian Bale and will be reprising her role as Lois Lane in 2015's Batman vs. Superman.
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