Blake Lively Spearheads Hollywood's New Wave
06/30/2008 AT 02:40 PM EDT
Along with Kristen Stewart, Emma Roberts and Amanda Seyfried, Lively's crowned one of the most promising young stars in the era of YouTube and Gawker, where celebrity comes faster – and harder – than ever before.
"Boundaries dissolve everywhere they turn their pretty heads," observes the magazine.
Others included in the pantheon of next-generation A-listers include the Jonas Brothers; Jonah Hill, Emma Stone and Christopher Mintz-Plasse of Superbad; Judd Apatow regularJay Baruchel; The 40-Year-Old Virgin's Kat Dennings; Juno's Olivia Thirlby; Transformers' Rachael Taylor; Weeds' Hunter Parrish; Zöe Kravitz; Rob Brown; Michael Angarano; Josh Peck; Summer Bishil; and Amber Heard. Also on the list: seemingly the entire cast of Gossip Girl, including Jessica Szohr, Chace Crawford, Ed Westwick, Leighton Meester, Taylor Momsen and Penn Badgley.
– Michael Y. Park