10 Young Actors Who Should Be Our Next Action Stars

Chloe Grace Moretz

This one’s a bit of a cheat, because Ms. Moretz has already shown herself capable of hardcore action work — she was the centerpiece of what was probably 2010’s best action sequence, Hitgirl’s taking of the tower in Kick-Ass. She’s been leaning towards more serious acting work in recent films like Hugo and Texas Killing Fields, and that’s fine; at a mere 14 years old, she’s got a couple more years for that stuff. But the action genre welcomes her back whenever she’s ready to give it another swift kick in the groin.