TEEN VOGUE’s ‘New Hollywood Class of 2024’ Issue

Posted on March 08, 2024

TEEN VOGUE announced its New Hollywood Class of 2024. From the SAG and WGA strikes to the implications of AI, this past year has been an intense one in Hollywood, and the young stars forging their own path in the entertainment industry have felt it.

This year, TEEN VOGUE is honoring the young people who continue to enter the entertainment industry, experiencing first brushes of fame, and learning about who they are and how to advocate for themselves and others. Each person on this list brings a singular perspective to what they create in the world. Alongside TEEN VOGUE’s New Hollywood portfolio, SAG-AFTRA’s chief negotiator Duncan Crabtree-Ireland writes an op-ed discussing what the strike aftermath means for this new generation of creatives.


On striving to be a collaborative and supportive leading man:
“That’s the responsibility of a leading man on set. To create a safe space, to make sure everybody feels good, to know how to assert yourself in [certain] moments…. I’m building that confidence. Now I’m becoming that dude on set that has been in this industry for some time. There’s some younger actors that look to me for advice, and even though I’m still learning, I have to set an example; I have to set the standard on set. I can’t wait to be number one on the call sheet and get to create that from the beginning.”
On why she doesn’t have her sights set on extending her career to Bollywood:
“I would love to work in as many realms as possible. There are certain things that Bollywood needs to work on, whether it’s the colorism issue or nepotism. After they change some things, I’d be more than happy to.”
On his friendship with the Summer I Turned Pretty cast:
“I love them all so much. It’s not a work relationship. They’re just friends. I think sometimes I forget that we work together and I’m like, oh, that’s right. We have a job. I’ve known you for two years.”
On expanding on Hollywood’s perception of the Mexican experience:
“I think that it’s a really good time to be an international actor, and I think that you’ve got to look at it with optimism, and the opportunities that we have now are more than there were many years ago. There are ways to put your stories out there in so many different mediums. I don’t think that creativity is as limited as it was before.”
On why the SAG-AFTRA strike was needed and her hope that it pushes for greater equality:
“I think the strike was so necessary, and I’m happy for the changes we made. But I do think there’s room for some more. I mean, that’s why Barbie was made.”
On her televised childhood on Dance Moms, and who she is growing up to be:
“I’m not always going to be that little girl. I’m still that same goofy, loving, hard-working girl, but I’m also changing and growing. It’s scary when people are like, ‘But you’re not who you were when you were younger.’ And I have to explain, ‘Yeah, because that’s just not realistic.’”
On her experience as a Black actor in Hollywood:
“Black people are getting paid disproportionately smaller amounts of money and that is a shame, but I don’t know how to fight it. I don’t always have the bravery somebody like Issa or Taraji has because of their age and their context and their success. Of course, I’ll scream from the mountaintops, ‘Pay Black women more money! Pay Black creators more money!’ But it doesn’t feel like people are listening.”

Photographer: Josefina Santos
Stylist: Ian McRae
Hair: Candice Birns and Suzette Boozer
Groomer:Melissa DeZarate
Makeup: Miriam Nichterlein and Rob Rumsey
Manicurist: Rachel Messick

[Photo Credit: Josefina Santos for Teen Vogue Magazine]

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