On the Come Up: Ten Actors You Should Know

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  • Genevieve Nnaji
  • Jacob Latimore
  • Tessa Thompson
  • Zulay Henao
  • Omar Sy
  • Nelson Ellis
  • Edwin Hodge
  • Colman Domingo
  • Victor Rasuk
  • Eden Duncan-Smith

Tessa Thompson

Thompson has been working in film for several years, but she's ready for a breakthrough this year with two high-profile projects. First up, a leading role in the Sundance hit Dear White People. Then, a plum part in Ava DuVernay's civil rights drama Selma

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