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Emma Stone Should Be a Star

posted by Nell Minow

I’m hoping that this fall’s “Easy A” will give Emma Stone the breakthrough role she needs to become a major star. From “Superbad” to “The Rocker,” “Zombieland,” “The House Bunny,” and even “Ghosts of Girlfriends Past,” she has demonstrated the ability to zero in to create a fully-realized character instantly, and she has some of the most powerful screen charisma of her generation. Here’s a clip that is just plain adorable.



  • Phil

    Just read she is going to star in the movie The Help with Viola Davis by Dreamworks. Should be huge. Bases on the book The Help which has sold a jillion copies

  • Dena

    I think she’s great too. She has some of the best charisma I’ve seen on screen in a long time.

  • http://blog.beliefnet.com/moviemom/ Nell Minow

    Thanks, Dena! And Phil, that is sensational news! Viola Davis is also one of my very favorites. It’s perfect casting.

  • Donna K

    Wasn’t fond of her when she won the audition for a remake (did it ever air?) of the Partridge Family as Laurie! Sorry, but her lisp annoyed me terribly…Never had a desire to see the movies she was in either but I forced myself to watch this clip and was I pleasantly surprised! I just hope the rest of the movie proves me right in saying that she has evolved into a descent actress and won me over! PS…I always liked the song…my kids got sick of it, but I never did, so that helps!

  • http://blog.beliefnet.com/moviemom/ Nell Minow

    I forgot about that awful “Partridge Family” remake idea! Glad you liked the clip and I hope you like the movie, too.

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