The new crop of star­lets set to go strato­spheric.


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You’ll know him from… Re­ceiv­ing nu­mer­ous of plau­dits aged seven for his star turn in 2015’s Room, in­clud­ing the Crit­ics’ Choice Award for best young ac­tor (his co-star Brie Lar­son won the best ac­tress Os­car for the film) – a mo­ment he de­scribed as ‘su­per cool’. The Cana­dian ac­tor most re­cently ap­peared on screen along­side Ju­lia Roberts in Won­der, play­ing Aug­gie, a child born with fa­cial de­for­mi­ties who be­gins to at­tend a main­stream school. Next up Star­ring in The Preda­tor, a se­quel to the 1987 sci-fi film Preda­tor. Ja­cob in his break­out role in You’ll know her from… Light­ing up cin­ema screens this year as a child prodigy in Gifted along­side Chris Evans. Mckenna, from Texas, has been act­ing since she was six and has gar­nered cred­its in­clud­ing soap opera The Young and the Rest­less. Next up Mckenna plays the young Tonya Hard­ing in the darkly comic com­pet­i­tive ice-skat­ing biopic I, Tonya, along­side Margot Rob­bie. She will also pop up in the forth­com­ing Net­flix TV se­ries The Haunt­ing of Hill House. Mckenna with Chris Evans in You’ll know her from… Cap­ti­vat­ing boxset ad­dicts ev­ery­where as the psy­choki­netic Eleven in Stranger Things, which earned her an Emmy nom­i­na­tion this year. Mil­lie, who moved to Florida from Dorset with her par­ents aged eight (and now lives in Los An­ge­les), has racked up more than nine mil­lion In­sta­gram fol­low­ers and clinched a mod­el­ling cam­paign with Calvin Klein ear­lier this year. Next up Mil­lie will be star­ring in her first film, Godzilla: King of Monsters, up for re­lease in 2019. Mil­lie as Eleven in You’ll know him from… Steal­ing scenes as Joe in must-see BBC drama The A Word, about a fam­ily com­ing to terms with their son’s autism. Max – who isn’t autis­tic – was only six when he filmed the first se­ries and has been praised by co-stars in­clud­ing Christo­pher Ec­cle­ston for his nat­u­ral per­for­mance. Next up Fin­gers are crossed for a third se­ries of The A Word. In the mean­time, Max con­tin­ues with his drama, sing­ing and dance lessons. Max in BBC hit

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