Black Magic: African-Americans in Fantasy Films

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Amandla Stenberg and actor Dayo Okeniyi in The Hunger Games

For these two unknown actors, landing the roles of District 11 members Rue and Thresh, respectively, was better than winning the jackpot. As Entertainment Weekly predicted last year, "the industry will watch two stars born right before their eyes." Now that THG has far surpassed even the greatest expectations, we'll have our eyes peeled for what these two young stars do next.   (Photo: Moses Robinson/Getty Images)

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