January 27, 2021

Chloë Grace Moretz, Zendaya Honored at Variety’s Power of Young Hollywood Party

It may be the dog days of summer, but a select group of actors was hard at work on Tuesday night at Variety’s Power of Young Hollywood event. Honorees Chloë Grace Moretz, Zendaya, Rita Ora, John Boyega, Dylan Minnette and Katherine Langford showed why they’ve risen to the top so quickly — nonstop dedication beginning at young age.
“I was only 11 years old when ‘Kick Ass’ happened,” said Moretz of star turn. “I actually saw a photo just yesterday of me holding a M16 as an 11-year-old, running around and doing flips and stuff.” Of her unusual training, she said, “It’s something you don’t really think about and it just kind of happens and all of a sudden you have this skill set. I love the fact that I can flip knives and do some crazy martial arts and krav maga. The beauty about this industry is that every movie you do, you learn a new set of abilities. It could be a new language, a new accent, a new time period.”
At just 20, Moretz has already managed to take a year off of acting. “It’s really exciting to have this whole career in front of me and to be

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