MISS IN­DE­PEN­DENT Q. Where do you lo­cate cin­ema’s mega-stars-in-wait­ing? A. In in­die flicks, ap­par­ently

The best place to find the next Jennifer Lawrence? In these buzz-wor­thy in­die flicks

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1 WHO EX­ACTLY IS SHE? Meet the 20year-old US ac­tress with the en­vi­able Insta ac­count.

4 IN­DIE-FILM BREAK­THROUGH As Dar­lene in comin­gof-age com­edy drama Lady Bird. In cin­e­mas Fe­bru­ary.

1 WHO EX­ACTLY IS SHE? Su­per­cool 25-yearold Ja­panese-Aus­tralian ac­tress.

1 WHO EX­ACTLY IS SHE? An un­known Aus­tralian ac­tress we’re tip­ping as the next Amy Schumer.

4 IN­DIE-FILM BREAK­THROUGH As a fail­ing ac­tress who poses as her su­per­star sis­ter in That’s Not Me, out in Fe­bru­ary.

1 WHO EX­ACTLY IS SHE? Hi­lar­i­ous UK ac­tress, one of the Stan­dard’s 1,000 most in­flu­en­tial Lon­don­ers.*

2 FIRST ROLE Play­ing Colby Chan­dler in soap All My Chil­dren at the age of four. Re­spect.

2 FIRST ROLE Play­ing an ex­change stu­dent for Ja­panese TV se­ries Home­room On The Beach Side.

4 IN­DIE-FILM BREAK­THROUGH In com­edy Oh Lucy!, out later this year, as the niece of a Tokyo woman who falls for her English teacher (Josh Hart­nett).

4 IN­DIE-FILM BREAK­THROUGH Love Is Thicker Than Wa­ter – a mod­ern Romeo And Juliet with a Not­ting Hill edge.**

5 ALSO IN BBC’s Lit­tle Women.

5 ALSO IN Dead­pool 2 and The Out­sider.

2 FIRST ROLE In a 2017 ad­vert for an en­ergy com­pany. Gotta pay the bills…

5 ALSO IN New projects with her hus­band.

2 FIRST ROLE Play­ing a snowflake in The Nutcracker aged 10. She got £3.85 per per­for­mance.

5 ALSO IN New BBC thriller Re­quiem, as Matilda.

3 HAVE I SEEN HER BE­FORE? Sure have. Re­mem­ber the sassy daugh­ter in Big Lit­tle Lies? That was her.

6 RAN­DOM FACT Loves track­suits and has a dif­fer­ent one for each day of the week.

3 HAVE I SEEN HER BE­FORE? If you’ve seen her in any­thing, ku­dos to you. All her pre­vi­ous films are in Ja­panese.

6 RAN­DOM FACT When she sets an alarm, it al­ways has to end in the num­ber eight.

3 HAVE I SEEN HER BE­FORE? In a short film made with her hus­band, Gre­gory Erd­stein? Un­likely.

6 RAN­DOM FACT She knows all of Left Eye from TLC’s raps. “If Wa­ter­falls comes on I go nuts,” she says.

3 HAVE I SEEN HER BE­FORE? In that episode of Black Mir­ror with the pig. She played the princess.

6 RAN­DOM FACT She once shaved her long hair for a play at the Ed­in­burgh Fringe.

SHIOLI KUTSUNA

KATHRYN NEW­TON

LY­DIA WIL­SON

ALICE FOULCHER

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