Youth Impact Report 2012: Alumni Update
Part one of Twilight’s “Breaking Dawn” conclusion earned more than $700 million worldwide. Finishes franchise with part two in November, followed by “Grown Ups 2” in July.
Starred opposite Matt Damon in “We Bought a Zoo.” Up next is “Ginger & Rosa,” premiering at Toronto. Currently filming “Maleficent” with Angelina Jolie in London.
“The Hunger Games” scored almost $650 million in international B.O. Stars in “House at the End of the Street” this month and David O. Russell’s “Silver Lining Playbook” in November, returning as Katniss in “Catching Fire” next year.
Heartthrob still has Beliebers screaming. Christmas album “Under the Mistletoe” debuted at No. 1 on Billboard’s album chart, and his first single from “Believe” bowed at No. 2 on Billboard’s singles chart.
Stars in “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” this September. Has wrapped Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring,” and is filming Darren Aronofsky’s “Noah.”
YouTube named “Friday” singer site’s video of the year in 2011. Songstress has since released singles “Person of Interest” and “Sing It”; debut album in works.
Tyler, the Creator
Rapper’s long-awaited third album “Wolf” arrives in November. Rap crew Odd Future released debut album in March and its sketch comedy show “Loiter Squad” premiered on Cartoon Network.
Breakthrough role in Palme d’Or recipient “The Tree of Life,” which later received Oscar noms for pic and director and won AFI movie of the year.
Big Time Rush
Nickelodeon’s boy band sold 700,000 copies of its second album its first week of release. Recently released single “Windows Down”; its show was renewed for fourth season.
Vampire thriller “Byzantium” premieres in Toronto. Starring in Andrew Niccol’s 2013 adaptation of “The Host” from “Twilight” series author Stephenie Meyer.
“Victorious” was canceled by Nickelodeon, but the star shows no signs of slowing, working on her debut album, and starring in Josh Schwartz’s “Fun Size,” out this fall.
“Modern Family” thesp will hit the bigscreen this fall with “Gay Dude” and Chris Colfer-penned “Struck by Lightning.”
The resident geek of “Modern Family” lent her voice to “ParaNorman” and had roles in Eddie Murphy’s “A Thousand Words” and “Excision,” which premiered at Sundance.
Youngest of the Dunphy clan is part of “The to Do List” next year, along with Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Rachel Bilson and Andy Samberg.
The oldest child in ABC’s “The Middle” co-wrote and stars in his directorial debut, “ImagiGARY,” in production, and will play a war correspondent in “Citizen Soldiers,” slated for release next year.
Middle child in ABC’s “The Middle,” received a Critics Choice nomination for her performance as beleaguered Sue Heck. Will appear in co-star Charlie McDermott’s film “ImagiGARY.”
Continues to be a scene stealer on “The Middle”; his vocal talents will be heard on Tim Burton’s “Frankenweenie,” opening at upcoming London Film Fest.
A Young Artists Award nominee for her starring role in “Tomboy,” which racked up awards in major LGBT film fests and received GLAAD media award nom.
The 12-year-old belter’s “Heavenly Christmas” album peaked at No. 11 on the Billboard’s album chart. Next platter, “Songs From the Silver Screen,” will debut in October.
“Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol” became the highest-grossing of the series with almost $700 million international B.O. Up next is much-anticipated “Star Trek” sequel in 2013.
The “Narnia” producer will have a busy fall, with Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis starring “Won’t Back Down” and “Sopranos” writer David Chase directorial debut “Not Fade Away.”
“X-Men: First Class” made more than $350 million at the international B.O. Will stick to his superhero roots, producing “Kick-Ass 2: Balls to the Walls,” and directing next “X-Men” sequel.
“Wizards of Waverly Place” may have ended but the magic continues for Disney Channels prexy, with the Disney Junior channel picked up by most cable carriers.
MTV’S original programming topper has lots to celebrate, with “Awkward” and “Teen Wolf” getting third-season orders, and “The Inbetweeners” and “Underemployed” joining the net’s primetime lineup.
The Berlinale’s Generation topper presented “Electrick Children” and Sundance entry “Young and Wild” in January.
Though “Jane by Design” was canceled, ABC Family prexy has seen major success with original programs, renewing “Baby Daddy,” “Switched at Birth,” “Bunheads,” and “Melissa & Joey.”
Benny & Rafi Fine
YouTube’s hit “Kids React” creators expanded the series to include teens and elders, and won a Daytime Emmy. New YouTube series “MyMusic” has racked up more than 11 million views.
Cliff Chenfeld & Craig Balsam
Helmers of “Kidz Bop” franchise continue to reap success, with “Kidz Bop 21” and its follow-up peaking at Nos. 2 and 3 on Billboard album chart, respectively. “Kidz Bop 23” arrives next year.
After serving as senior veep and g.m of Radio Disney, Cocchia was promoted in February to senior VP of business operations and general manager at Disney Channels Worldwide.
Nina Gold & Robert Sterne
The casting team for “The King’s Speech” and “Games of Thrones” cast Anne Hathaway starring “Les Miserables” and “Jack the Giant Killer” with Stanley Tucci.
Cartoon Network’s casting and development veep has seen success in net’s live-action shows with second season renewal of “Level Up.”
Wendi Green & Jennifer Millar
Clients Gattlin Griffith will be in upcoming Kate Winslet toplined “Labor Day,” Izabela Vidovic will star in “Homefront” and Stefania Owen nabbed role in CW’s “The Carrie Diaries.”
Clients Hailee Steinfeld just wrapped “Ender’s Game,” Mackenzie Foy landed the role of Renesmee in “Twilight” saga and Joey King will appear in James Franco starrer “Oz: The Great and Powerful.”
Clients Willow Shields will appear as Primrose in “Catching Fire,” Zoe Levin in Steve Carell toplined “The Way, Way Back,” Amara Miller of “The Descendents” has been cast in new TV show “1600 Penn.”
Client Shailene Woodley won an Independent Spirit award for “The Descendants,” and stars in upcoming “The Spectacular Now.” Newly signed Courtney Eaton to star in “Mad Max: Fury Road.”