A breakout year. Every major celebrity has got one, whether it’s immediately following his or her big-screen debut role or several decades into a career of careful résumé-building. But it all begins within a single 12-month span that sees an actor transition from little-known talent to household name. (One need only to look at the year Channing Tatum had in 2012 to get the point.)
The 10 actors below, many of whom bear foreign accents and a few who come with famous last names, are poised to get an up-close view on what a breakout year feels like in the coming months, as they’re certainly 10 Rising Hollywood Stars to Watch in 2014.