Is Chris Pine redefining Hollywood's A-List?

A new article in The Hollywood Reporter by Jay A. Fernandez features the 'Unstoppable' star as one actor the industry is banking on -- and studio execs agree.

"We need these kids desperately," one producer tells the publication. "And there happens to be a crop of five or six of them that are actually filling the role."

Chris notes the advantages of being hot in Hollywood. "To have just a bit more power to say yes and no is very appealing and intoxicating," he tells THR.

The new issue -- out now -- names several young talents as part of a redefined A-List, including Taylor Lautner, Bradley Cooper, Ryan Reynolds, Shia LaBeouf and more.

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