"I like learning to do the stuff I've never done, like sword fighting," beams 11-year-old Abigail Breslin, who swashbuckles in her next movie, "Nim's Island." Another perk? "I get to climb a volcano."
Walden Media CEO Cary Granat's got a simple explanation for his secret in casting young performers -- he's a dad.
"When I saw Nikki's first audition from the open call of hundreds of girls, my laptop started to glow," says director Adam Shankman.
McLovin proved quite the McFind for Judd Apatow. Christopher Mintz-Plasse certainly wasn't the first under-21 actor that producer-director Judd Apatow has uncovered to star in one of his films or TV…
Unlike many of the other young performers in this issue, Ellen Page doesn't have a No. 1 album or legions of screaming tween fans. The 20-year-old Nova Scotia native is a Serious Actor, and as such…
It's not as if Michael Cera can't lie -- in character, at least. For three seasons on Fox's "Arrested Development," he concealed his more-than-familial fondness for his first cousin Maeby.
Learn how to pronounce Saoirse Ronan's name now ("sir-sha," rhymes with "inertia"), because you'll be seeing it plenty in the coming months. Born April 12, 1994, in rural Ireland, Ronan landed the…
Some stage parents set up shop in Los Angeles' Oakwood Apartments until their kids find work. AnnaSophia Robb's parents prefer to keep her in Denver. The 13-year-old star of "Bridge to Terabithia"…
As a tyke, Emma Roberts, now 16, loved hanging out on sets. She mourned the nightly wrap, though she wasn't technically working. The daughter of actor Eric Roberts and niece to Oscar winner Julia…
All the girls think he's dreamy -- and for once, their mothers don't mind.
What would a Disney Channel movie be without a talented, charismatic, yet wholly accessible star? A ratings flatliner.