November 20, 2008 04:42:46 GMT
Robert Pattinson is ranked first on the list of 10 Breakout Stars of 2008 compiled by Entertainment Weekly.
British movie hunk Robert Pattinson, who has been featured on many major media headlines due to his latest movie "Twilight," tops Entertainment Weekly's Breakout Stars of 2008 list, beating out 9 other heavy contenders which range from Disney starlet Demi Lovato to Angel, the dog featured in the hit movie "Beverly Hills Chihuahua". The 22-year-old actor is praised to have become an "instant bedroom-poster material - before he even spoke a word on screen."
Following him closely behind at 2nd spot is Demi, who is predicted by EW to have a better career achievement next year as a sequel has been in development for her Disney movie "Camp Rock". Greater than that, she will also be appearing in Disney new series "Sonny with a Chance" and also in the entertainment corporation's highly anticipated movie "Princess Protection Program."
Comedian Russell Brand comes third on the list. He is praised by EW as "a refreshing, rakish alternative to his shlubby American counterparts." R 'n' B singer Estelle lands at No. 4 and is followed by child actress Shailene Woodley who is credited for her starring role of Amy Juergens in the ABC Family series "The Secret Life of the American Teenager."
Rounding out the Top 10 of Entertainment Weekly's Breakout Stars of 2008 list are "American Idol" champ David Cook, actor Tristan Wilds, actresses Kat Dennings and Chelsea Handler, and Angel, all of whom secures the 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th spots respectively.