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Ten Young Actors Named Europe's Shooting Stars of 2012

Thompson on Hollywood By Sophia Savage | Thompson on Hollywood January 12, 2012 at 5:17PM

Here are the ten Shooting Stars of 2012 -- "Young, talented, European" -- who the European Film Promotion will showcase at the Berlin International Film Festival (February 9-19). (They were culled from 23 nominees.) The EFP has been choosing and showcasing young actors for fifteen years, helping them transition to the next level of their careers. Past Shooting Stars include Carey Mulligan ("Shame," "An Education"), Elena Anaya ("The Skin I Live in") and Mélanie Laurent ("Beginners," "Inglourious Basterds"). Shooting Stars 2012:
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Shooting Stars 2012
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Here are the ten Shooting Stars of 2012 -- "Young, talented, European" -- who the European Film Promotion will showcase at the Berlin International Film Festival (February 9-19). (They were culled from 23 nominees.) The EFP has been choosing and showcasing young actors for fifteen years, helping them transition to the next level of their careers. Past Shooting Stars include Carey Mulligan ("Shame," "An Education"), Elena Anaya ("The Skin I Live in") and Mélanie Laurent ("Beginners," "Inglourious Basterds").

Shooting Stars 2012:

France: Adèle Haenel ("House of Tolerance"), Germany: Anna Maria Mühe ("November Child"), Iceland: Hilmar Gudjónsson ("Either Way"), Ireland: Antonia Campbell-Hughes ("The Other Side Of Sleep"), Italy: Isabella Ragonese ("The First Assignment"), Poland: Jakub Gierszał ("Suicide Room"), Romania: Ana Ularu ("Outbound"), Sweden: Bill Skarsgård ("Simple Simon"), Switzerland: Max Hubacher ("The Foster Boy"), UK: Riz Ahmed ("Four Lions").

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.