Why Aren’t These Actors More Popular?

What makes someone popular? They were supposed to be the future of Hollywood. Today, you’d have to think hard about when you saw last them. There were a few times when actors and actresses were on their way to leading their own franchises – seemingly unstoppable in the eyes of moviegoers everywhere.

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For these unfortunate few, success never quite stayed around. Why does this happen and could it have been avoided? We take a look back on some of the most overhyped actors who were supposed to be the ‘Next Big Thing’ – but never quite made it.

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