A glance at magazine covers reveals that Summer 2012 is definitely the arrival of Emma Stone, with an astonishing 13 cover appearances around the world. After her fab performance in 2011’s The Help, the 23 year old from Scottsdale, Arizona, now co-stars with cutie Andy Garfield in the No. 1 flick of the month The Amazing Spider Man.
Stone made her feature film debut in 2007 comedy Superbad, which quickly established the natural blonde as a redhead. Then came The Rocker, The House Bunny, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Paper Man, Zombieland, Easy A (which earned her a nomination for a Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy), Friends with Benefits and Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Next up: Stone joined the cast of The Gangster Squad, play opposite Ryan Gosling in the ensemble crime drama, which also stars Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, Anthony Mackie, Giovanni Ribisi and Michael Peña. Stone plays Jean, a femme fatale caught in a love triangle with Gosling and Penn’s character, mobster Mickey Cohen. *