Chris Pratt, Angelina Jolie, Taylor Swift and Hollywood's 26 Rule Breakers of 2014
THR's fourth annual year-end celebration of entertainment's movers and shaker-uppers — including Michael Keaton, the cast of 'Boyhood' and more — features four covers
This story first appeared in the Jan. 9 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.
Amid a time of high anxiety in Hollywood, The Hollywood Reporter’s annual year-end reckoning recognizes the risk-takers who rewrote the town’s narrative, rebelled against convention and delivered results — all while offering a few fantastic plot twists of their own.
Angelina Jolie’s storied evolution from wild child to industry A-student has resulted in her calling all her own shots, from becoming only the second major actress-director in Hollywood after Jodie Foster (Jolie's Unbroken premieres Dec. 25) to taping a chicken pox video that provides one of the more charming (and authentic) excuses for not being able to promote it. “I feel you can do whatever you want in this life. So long as you don’t hurt anybody, you can do anything,” she tells THR.
The cast of Boyhood committed 12 years to Richard Linklater’s unprecedented look at a broken family, while two new unlikely Hollywood power duos brought the fun back to franchises, from The Lego Movie and 22 Jump Street filmmakers Phil Lord and Christopher Miller to Guardians of the Galaxy co-writer/director James Gunn and star Chris Pratt. Says Pratt: "Every rule said you don’t make a movie with a raccoon with a gun.”
Read below for the full Rule Breakers 2014 list: