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POLL: Which 'Harry Potter' Star Will Be the Most Successful?

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2
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Today we kick of 15 Days of Potter, where we'll bring you cool new Harry-related features every day through the release of "Deathly Hallows - Part 2." 

The last "Harry Potter" movie is coming out on July 15, but while "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2" brings Harry's story to an end, the story of the film's young stars is just beginning.

For the last decade, we've watched Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and the whole gang grow up right before our eyes. But now that they've left the nest, which ones will fly -- and which will crash into the ground?

Vote now in our poll and tell us just which "Harry Potter" star you think will be the most successful. And if you're feeling pressure over who to pick, don't worry: This poll will only determine the rest of their lives. Happy voting!

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
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How He Wowed Us in Potter: He only took arguably the most famous, popular and scrutinized character in pop culture history and knocked it out of the park -- as a kid. Yeah.
What He Has Next: The indie horror flick "The Woman in Black."
What Else He Could Do: The real question is, what couldn't he do? Radcliffe seems intent not only on proving that he isn't a one trick pony but also on ensuring he doesn't get typecast as a simple leading-man type. That means taking strange and quirky roles and being willing to go against the grain in order to expand his artistic horizons. With that kind of mindset, anything is possible for the unpredictable Daniel Radcliffe.
Stars Whose Path He Could Follow: Heath Ledger, Brad Pitt

Emma Watson

 

Emma Watson in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
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How She Wowed Us in Potter: Hermione wasn't just the group's intellectual rock, she was also its conscience and emotional center. All in a day's work for Watson.
What She Has Next: The biopic "My Week With Marilyn" and the book adaptation "The Perks of Being a Wallflower."
What Else She Could Do: Watson seems tailor-made to slip easily into Jane Austen-style girl-friendly period pieces, and we have no doubt she'd be great at them if she decides to go that direction. But we think Watson might do better overturning expectations instead of living up to them, perhaps by playing the obsessed psycho girlfriend in a psychological horror thriller. Watch your back, Lavender Brown!
Stars Whose Path She Could Follow: Keira Knightley, Cate Blanchett

Rupert Grint

Ruper Grint in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
Warner Bros.

How He Wowed Us in Potter: Weasley could have been a typical second-banana sidekick part, but Grint's humor and heart elevated him to co-leading status.
What He Has Next: The war movie "Comrade" and a biopic of British Olympic hero "Eddie the Eagle."
What Else He Could Do: Grint has earned a reputation for his offbeat personality, which he has already shown off in a number of quirky indie films. We think he's on the right track by balancing blockbusters with personal films, but Grint also has some untapped potential as a leading man in romantic comedies. Could he become this generation's Lloyd Dobler? We think so.
Stars Whose Path He Could Follow: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, John Cusack

Tom Felton

Tom Felton in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
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How He Wowed Us in Potter: Felton managed to make us both despise and sympathize with Draco Malfoy, often at the same time. Now that's no easy trick.
What He Has Next: The blockbuster prequel "Rise of the Planet of the Apes," indie horror thriller "The Apparition," and sports film "From the Rough."
What Else He Could Do: Felton's got a look all his own, and with his natural intensity, it seems inevitable that he will follow in co-star Alan Rickman's footsteps as a big-time action-movie bad guy. But we'd love to see Felton get the chance to play the good guy, perhaps in a legal drama or a war movie that lets him show his emotional range.
Stars Whose Path He Could Follow: Ben Foster, James McAvoy

Matthew Lewis

Matthew Lewis in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Warner Bros.

How He Wowed Us in Potter: Neville underwent the biggest transformation in the series, from comic relief to tragic -- and triumphant -- hero. Making the journey work in such a small amount of screen time was no easy feat.
What He Has Next: Nothing. C'mon, Hollywood, get this man a job!
What Else He Could Do: Frankly, we'd like to see him in anything at all at this point. But while he seems ready made for rom-coms and indie dramas, we see another path beckoning: superhero and sci-fi epics. Can anyone say "Doctor Who"?
Stars Whose Path He Could Follow: Jesse Eisenberg, Paul Dano

Bonnie Wright

Bonnie Wright in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1
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How She Wowed Us in Potter: Right from her scene-stealing debut in "The Chamber of Secrets" as the little girl with Voldemort's diary, Wright has owned every moment on screen.
What She Has Next: The intellectual thriller "The Philosophers" and the international anthology "Geography of the Hapless Heart."
What Else She Could Do: Wright has the perfect mix of relatability and warmth for both romances and coming-of-age dramas. But she also has some steel, so why not go for a different kind of fantasy blockbuster such as, say, "Pirates of the Caribbean 5"? Watch out, Captain Jack.
Stars Whose Path She Could Follow: Carey Mulligan, Ellen Page

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