Cinema: 10 Things About Her

Julia Stiles' career is a class in teen stardom

Julia Stiles is a straight-A high school senior who just turned 18 two weeks ago. She has a publicist. She has an agent. She co-authored a script that's in rewrites, and she has the leading role in a studio film. All of which makes her remarkably similar to the 289,000 other adolescents currently jockeying to be Hollywood's next big thing. Surely you've noticed how each weekend brings scores of cheaply made movies packed with TV kids from the WB or Fox networks (see previous review). Stiles thinks it's unfair to stereotype the genre. "Some teen movies really suck, while others are...

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