Hot British Actors, Including Andrew Garfield, Henry Cavill, Tom Hardy, and More 10 Hot Brit Actors to Watch! by POPSUGAR Entertainment 05/2/11 12 Reactions 5 Shares Print 0 0 5 0 0 There's a British invasion happening in Hollywood at the moment! Earlier this week we learned that English actor Henry Cavill would be starring as Superman in the reboot, The Social Network star Andrew Garfield is heating up every award season red carpet, and Tom Sturridge stars opposite Rachel Bilson in this week's US release, Waiting For Forever. They're just a handful of the handsome guys who are making a big impact. Check out these up-and-coming British actors! Source: WireImage, Getty Start Aaron Johnson What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 What you know him from: He's Kick-Ass! Johnson played the unorthodox hero in a scuba suit in last year's funny action flick. But Beatles fans may have also seen him in the biopic, Nowhere Boy where he played John Lennon. Where you'll see him next: As Mia Wasikowska's crush in the upcoming period flick Albert Nobbs. Rumours of a Kick-Ass 2 are also circling. Source: Getty 1 / 10 Alex Pettyfer What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 What you know him from: Pettyfer has mainly starred in overseas projects, but he's about to break through in the states. Where you'll see him next: As the title character in the action/sci-fi flick I Am Number 4 and as the lead in the upcoming Beastly. Source: Getty 2 / 10 Dominic Cooper What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 What you know him from: The London native played Amanda Seyfried's fiancé in Mamma Mia, and he also appeared as Rosamund Pike's other half in An Education. Where you'll see him next: As a young Howard Stark in Captain America: The First Avenger. But Cooper will also pop up in the Marilyn Monroe film My Week With Marilyn (with fellow hot Brit Eddie Redmayne). Source: Getty 3 / 10 Andrew Garfield What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 What you know him from: Award season juggernaut, The Social Network. As Mark Zuckerberg's best friend Eduardo, Garfield stole many a scene (and earned a few award season nominations for his portrayal). Where you'll see him next: As the classic comic book web-slinger, Spider-Man, in the upcoming reboot. Get a peek at him in his costume here! Source: Getty 4 / 10 Henry Cavill What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 What you know him from: Cavill played Charles Brandon, the right-hand man to Henry VIII on Showtime's The Tudors. Where you'll see him next: As the man of steel! Cavill has been tapped to play the lead in Zack Snyder's version of Superman. Source: WireImage 6 / 10 Nicholas Hoult What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 What you know him from: If you think way, way back you may remember Hoult as the young star of Hugh Grant's About a Boy. Then there was Skins. But even more recently, he appeared in A Single Man as Colin Firth's young student. Where you'll see him next: As a young Beast in X-Men First Class and in Mad Max: Fury Road. Source: Getty 6 / 10 Jamie Campbell Bower What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 What you know him from: As Volturi member Caius, Bower has an ongoing role in one of Hollywood's biggest film franchises: The Twilight Saga. Where you'll see him next: In the upcoming Starz series, Camelot. Here's a peek at him as King Arthur. (He also has a small part in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II.) Source: Getty 7 / 10 Eddie Redmayne What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 What you know him from: Redmayne's racked up several small but memorable roles (Elizabeth, The Other Boleyn Girl), but you may recognise him from playing opposite Kristen Stewart in The Yellow Handkerchief. Where you'll see him next: As Colin Clark, one of the leading men in the Michelle Williams vehicle My Week With Marilyn. Source: Getty 8 / 10 Tom Sturridge What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 What you know him from: You may have seen Sturridge gallivanting around town with his BFF Robert Pattinson, but on the big screen, he's had small parts in films like Pirate Radio and Vanity Fair. Where you'll see him next: In Waiting For Forever opposite Rachel Bilson (check out our interview with both of them here!). But you can also watch for him in the upcoming On the Road opposite Kristen Stewart. Source: Getty 9 / 10 Tom Hardy What’s Your Reaction? 0 0 0 0 0 0 Where you know him from: Hardy caught our attention in a major way in Inception. Even though it wasn't the biggest role, it was memorable enough to put him on Hollywood's radar and leave us wanting more. Where you'll see him next: The in-demand actor has a slew of films lined up (The Wettest County in the World, This Means War), but his most high-profile upcoming role is in The Dark Knight Rises as bad guy Bane. 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And so is Tom. Interesting reading about some of the lesser known ones. Like this list! Kimberly Timlick 3 years Love this list! Getting through the end of the week with cute British boys. Becky Kirsch 3 years LOVE Andrew Garfield! 3 years Wow. Finally. A bunch of true talented british actors without that idiot Pattinson being mentioned. I'm impressed. Someone got it right.