30 Actresses to Watch in 2012

What do these 30 women have in common (besides their obvious hotness)? They're all poised to take things to the next level in 2012.

The roles are bigger, and the spotlight has never been brighter for these female thespians. Whether they're launching a new potential trilogy or making their first leap into the comedy arena, we salute these actresses for taking on roles that carry major risks and possibly major rewards.

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