Emma Stone first came into the limelight in 2007's comedy "Superbad." Ever since then, it has been hard to ignore the green-eyed beauty. She was featured in "Easy A" in 2010 and had a minor role in "Friends with Benefits" staring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis. She was also featured on the cover of "Vanity Fair" for their August 2011 issue.
On Aug.10 she can be seen in yet another film called "The Help" where she plays a writer in the 1960s who exposes the unjust treatment of African American maids in Mississippi. The film then follows the loving relationship Stone's character, Skeeter, develops with two black maids: Aibileen and Minny, played by Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer, respectively. Stone said in a recent interview: "...it's exciting to be in a movie like The Help, bringing up discussions of civil rights and what we're still going through, and what we're still enduring."
Also in the line up is "The Amazing Spider-Man" along side Andrew Garfield due in 2012. Needless to say, Stone is well occupied with all her future and recent releases. However, her most exciting role is already out with: "Crazy, Stupid, Love." Staring comedy titan Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, and Marisa Tomei, this film has received very positive reviews.
Stone plays Hannah, a young woman focusing on becoming a lawyer, when the ever-charming Jacob tries to woo her. "Emma is one in a million,...She brought so much energy and curiosity and intelligence to Hannah, and those are precisely the qualities which spark Jacob's feelings for the character," said producer Denise Di Novi. Stone also enjoyed working with Ryan Gosling who plays Jacob. "I want to work with him in every movie. [Laughs] I'm very fond of him. What a find! That was such a discovery in my own life. I feel like I'm so appreciative of meeting Ryan. We had so much fun together."
It has also been announced that Stone may finally be taking the lead in a movie very soon. She has been offered the lead female role in the film "Gangster Squad." Stone's wish of working with Gosling again will be granted as he was also casted in the film alongside Sean Penn, Josh Brolin, and Michael Pena. The film is based on a series of articles from the LA Times called "Tales From the Gangster Squad" penned by Paul Lieberman. The author of "L.A. Rex," Will Beall, wrote the script. Stone plays the feisty Jean who finds herself in a love triangle with Gosling and Penn's characters."Gangster Squad" will be directed by Ruben Fleischer and produced by Dan Lin and Kevin McCormick.
Emma Stone is definitely on the rise and we await great things from Hollywood's hottest ticket.One might wonder how she remains so humble? She says she remains level-headed thanks to help from her friends and family who never pump her ego. Her parents are very proud of her and would be happy regardless of the level of success Stone reaches.
"She's a real-deal actress," Tate Taylor, the director of "The Help", says. "Such a mature old soul in such a vibrant little capsule."