Okay, so maybe Lily Collins isn’t a household name yet, like, say, Kristen Stewart, but trust us, after this year…she definitely will be. Lily gets to star with Taylor Lautner in Abduction, and in 2012 she’ll be heading off into the woods as Snow White. Get the KStew resemblance now?
So from her past as a writer, model, and political correspondent (?), get the 411 on our fave newbie, Lily!
1. Lily’s full name is Lily Jane Collins, so unlike some other celebs, she was born with a stage name.
2. Lily’s dad is singer Phil Collins who’s written and recorded music for movie soundtracks, like Disney’s Tarzan.
3. Lily isn’t just an actress! She’s done some writing for ELLEgirl’s UK edition, Los Angeles Times Magazine and Seventeen.
4. Speaking of acting, Lily’s made appearances in two episodes of the first season of The CW’s 90210 as Phoebe Abrams.
5. Lily made her big screen debut in The Blind Side playing Sandra Bullock’s daughter, and then went on to star in the horror flick, Priest.
6. Lily was chosen by Chanel to wear one of its gowns at the 2007 Bal des Débutantes at the Hôtel de Crillon in Paris, which was featured on season 3 of The Hills!
7. Lily was picked to host Nickelodeon’s Kids Pick the President and helped cover the 2008 Presidential election.
8. Lily’s playing Karen in the new Abduction flick alongside hottie Taylor Lautner. Rumors have been swirling that these two are dating, but Lily hasn’t confirmed or denied this. But we think yes!
9. Lily is currently majoring in broadcast journalism at the University of Southern California (USC).
10. Lily is going to play Snow White in The Brothers Grimm: Snow White which is set to come out in March 2012.