Nothing against Mr. Cent, but we’re more impressed by the jump Chris “Ludacris” Bridges made from hip-hop to the big screen in two of last year’s most critically acclaimed films: Hustle & Flow and Crash.

Think of Tyrese Gibson as a Swiss Army man: useful in almost any situation. Model? Check. Platinum-selling singer? Check. Bankable movie star? Check.

Hill Harper is one of the hardest-working brothers in the biz: Four months into 2006, he already has four indie films ready to roll, including 30 Days with Taye Diggs and The Breed with Michelle Rodriguez.