With the summer movie season right around the corner (the release of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" this Friday pretty much marks the occasion), it's time to look ahead and see which actors' careers are primed for lift-off.

This time last year there were stars like "Man of Steel's" Henry Cavill, "Pacific Rim's" Charlie Hunnam and "The Wolverine's" Svetlana Khodchenkova looking to make headway. But which of this summer's players will have truly broken out by the time the hot months are over?

Click through the gallery story below for a few guesses and thoughts, and feel free to chime in with your own in the comments section.

Kristopher Tapley has covered the film awards landscape for over a decade. He founded In Contention in 2005. His work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Times of London and Variety. He begs you not to take any of this too seriously.