15 Celebs Who Went From 'Whatever' to 'Wow' in 2010

Even Gwyneth Paltrow's appeal is up
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 9, 2010 10:54 AM CST
15 Celebs Who Went From 'Whatever' to 'Wow' in 2010
Cast member James Franco arrives at the premiere of "127 Hours" in Beverly Hills, Calif. on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010.   (AP Photo/Matt Sayles)

It's hard to believe that last year, James Franco was just, as the Daily Beast puts it, "that guy from Freaks & Geeks." He joins 14 other celebs on the Beast's list of the most-improved stars of 2010:

Click for the complete list, or here for more of 2010's best. (Read more Best of 2010 stories.)

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