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11 fresh actresses grace the cover of Vanity Fair Magazine‘s 2012 Hollywood Issue… an annual tradition that has notoriously sparked controversy in previous years. The cover is designed to highlight Hollywood’s next group of rising stars, in a way that only Vanity Fair can.

The 2012 edition (boasting a 1920’s Jazz Age theme shot by Mario Testino) features Rooney Mara (Academy Award Best Actress Nominee, Girl With The Dragon Tattoo) Mia Wasikowska (The Kids Are All Right,) Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games,) Jessica Chastain (Academy Award Best Supporting Actress Nominee, The Help) Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene,) Adepero Oduye (Pariah,) Shailene Woodley (The Decendants,) Paula Patton (Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,) Felicity Jones (Like Crazy), Lily Collins (The Blindside, Mirror, Mirror,) and Brit Marling (The Company You Keep.)

I think the cover is gorgeous, and based on the rave reviews of their respective performances, the honors are well deserved. You can pick up a copy when it hits newsstands on Thursday (Feb. 2nd). Click here to watch a behind the scenes look at the cover shoot.