Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Amber Tamblyn, Blake Lively

Star Power ' Pineapple Express' Seth Rogen is the comedy star of the moment, with eight screen appearances in 2008 alone. James Franco appeared in all three “ Spider-Man” movies and the cult hit “Freaks and Geeks” with Rogen. Danny McBride is this year’s rising comic star, with three comedies this summer – “ The Foot Fist Way” and smaller roles in “Pineapple Express” and “ Tropic Thunder.” 'Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2' The main actresses from the first “Traveling Pants” movie are back, though they’ve had divergent career arcs since 2005. Amber Tamblyn, second from right, hasn’t had a regular TV series since “Joan of Arcadia” was canceled. Similarly, Alexis Bledel, left, hasn’t made a major transition to the big screen since “Gilmore Girls” ended last year. Meanwhile, America Ferrera, second from left, has become a major TV star thanks to “ Ugly Betty” and Blake Lively’s career has taken off because of “ Gossip Girl.” WINNER: This splits straight down gender lines. The “Pineapple” guys don’t really exert a McDreamy-like pull for the ladies, and most guys couldn't care less about seeing Ugly Betty without her braces. We’ll give the edge to the “Pants” girls just because there’s one more of them.
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