These rising stars shined the brightest this summer, with their breakout roles and production.
Summer isn't just for Country Time Lemonade and apple pie, it's also a season that can create Hollywood's next batch of superstars. This year, we counted 12 actors (and one director) who made the leap. They probably had a better summer than we did, but ours was pretty great thanks to their efforts, so everyone wins. Ahead, 13 of the summer's best breakout stars.
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