Emma Roberts may not have made the shortlist of actresses included in our recent "Who should play Katniss?" poll, but that doesn't mean the 19-year-old "Scream 4" star doesn't have a loyal fanbase hoping to see her wield a bow and arrow in the upcoming film adaptation of "The Hunger Games." So when we spoke with Emma at the Sundance Film Festival, where she was promoting her high school romance "Homework," we had to ask if she was a fan of the dystopian series.

"I'm the only human being on the face of the planet who hasn't read 'The Hunger Games,'" she said. "I own them; I just haven't read them. I hear it's really awesome. I mean, all of my friends are like, 'Go home and read it now.' So I have to read it."

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Most high school movies have a stock cast of cut-and-dried characters. You know—the Mean Girl, the Artist, the Jock, the Nerd...and of course, the Guy Who Smells Like Paint And Keeps His Farts In Jars. But according to Emma Roberts, her latest role in the Sundance Film Festival flick "Homework" is totally not like that.

"What I loved about her is on paper, she could very much be the cliche of the popular girl," Emma explained. "But the way she's written, and the way I tried to play her, was that there's more to her than that."

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Let's be real: When it comes to enjoying the "Twilight" movies, suspension of disbelief is a key factor. There's the whole "vampires are sparkly" thing; the whole "accelerated hybrid pregnancy" thing; the whole "pretend like you didn't notice Kristen Stewart's horrible wig" thing...

And then there's the fact that, in "Breaking Dawn," the ridiculously fresh-faced Elizabeth Reaser is supposed to be somebody's grandmother. Crazy! So when we caught up with the actress who plays Esme Cullen at the Sundance Film Festival, we had to ask what she thinks about Mackenzie Foy, the 10-year-old actress who plays Bella-Edward offspring Renesmee Cullen.

"She's actually my vampire grandchild," Elizabeth said with a laugh. "I'm a grandma. This is... far too quick."

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Thanks to the ever-present drama of "The Twilight Saga," we'd sorta come to think of vampires as sensitive, tortured, hopeless romantics—rather than the undead, blood-sucking, squirrel-murdering night demons they truly are. But according to Elizabeth Reaser, who plays Cullen family matriarch Esme, Kristen Stewart's onscreen transformation from human to vampire in "Breaking Dawn" will not be some softhearted emo sobfest.

"There's been some really cool stuff in the Cullen house with Bella," she told MTV News when we caught up with her at the Sundance Film Festival. "There's been some interesting transformations happening."

And by interesting, she means...

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Judd Nelson knows a thing or two about teen actors. As a Brat Packer and one of the five leads in John Hughes' seminal high school flick "The Breakfast Club," Judd's worked with his fair share of young stars, but it's one of Hollywood's current teen stars that Judd couldn't say enough nice things about when we caught up with him at the Sundance Film Festival where he was promoting Canon's "The Story Beyond the Still," which he co-directed.

"I certainly think that Dakota Fanning may be the best actor ever, on the planet, throughout history," Judd said. "I don't know, either she's a pituitary mutant, or maybe she's an alien."

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We should probably rename this blog Hollywood Crushes On Kristen Stewart's Cooking because we can't seem to let one of the 20-year-old's co-stars escape our interviewing clutches without quizzing them over Kristen's delicious dishes. The latest lucky cast member to satisfy our cravings? "Twilight" actress Elizabeth Reaser (a.k.a. Esme Cullen).

As you're probably aware, Kristen's tortilla soup has become the stuff of culinary legend around Hollywood back lots. Not only has her signature dish received accolades from "On the Road" costar Garrett Hedlund, but the infamous recipe even made its way into the pages of Vogue magazine! (Bon appetit, indeed!) Unfortunately for Elizabeth, though, the actress has yet to try Kristen's soup.

"You know what. I've never been offered her tortilla soup, so I'm offended," Elizabeth jokingly told MTV News' Josh Horowitz while at the Sundance Film Festival.

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In addition to being the object of indie boys (and girls!) affections worldwide, a great actress and just generally adorable, Zooey Deschanel has made quite a career out of her band She & Him. They had a few tunes on the "(500) Days of Summer" soundtrack, and Zooey's recorded tracks for films from "Elf" to "The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford" to "Bridge to Terabithia."

When MTV News caught up with Zooey at the Sundance Film Festival where she was promoting her film "My Idiot Brother," she revealed that she had recently contributed music to another film that she's really excited about.

"I did some soundtrack work for the new 'Winnie the Pooh' movie," she said amidst awwws from her costars Elizabeth Banks and Emily Mortimer. "I wrote a song for the end credits and did the beginning credits song and it was really fun."

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Around this time last year, Elizabeth Olsen was known—if she was know at all—as the younger sister of Mary-Kate and Ashley. She was enrolled in NYU’s theatre program and had been auditioning for Broadway and Off-Broadway plays. But she’d made the conscious decision to avoid the career arc—filled with Hollywood highs and tabloid lows—of her sisters.

Only last January did she begin actively seeking out movie work. Now here she is at the Sundance Film Festival, about to achieve breakout status based on her two new films, “Silent House” and “Martha Marcy May Marlene.” It’s been a long time coming for the 21-year-old, but it was worth the wait if it meant not being exposed to the same spotlight that Mary-Kate and Ashley were as pre-teen stars.

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We know what you're thinking about the possibility of Liam Hemsworth taking on the role of Peeta in "The Hunger Games": He's too old! Hot, yes, but too old.

Still, when we caught up with the 21-year-old star at the Sundance Film Festival on Saturday (he was in town hanging with his big brother, fellow actor/hottie Chris Hemsworth), seemed ready to sink his teeth into the part.

While he hasn't yet met up with "The Hunger Games" director Gary Ross ("I mean it's pretty early right now," Liam said, adding, "But, yeah, I'm sure I'll met [him] on it soon"), he confirmed to us, "I read the script."

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