Which Gossip Girl Star is Having a Breakthrough Year?

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Just because Gossip Girl is on hiatus doesn’t mean you can’t catch the actors in action. GG stars Blake Lively, Leighton Meester, Penn Badgley, and Jessica Szohr have all crossed over to movies in the past year, and one of them is getting recognized with CinemaCon’s Breakthrough Performer of the Year Award later this month.

So who is it?

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It’s Blake! According to CinemaCon managing director Mitch Neuhauser, “Blake recently captivated audiences and critics around the world with her stunning turn in The Town, and Green Lantern is one of the most anticipated films of the year. We are thrilled to honor such a wonderful young talent.”

Do you think Blake’s the biggest breakthrough performer on Gossip Girl? Tell us in the comments!