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All these years taking on werewolves and the Volturi will come in handy for the Edward Cullen actor, 26, in his next film, Mission: Blacklist, which tells the story of Eric Maddox, the army interrogator who helped capture Saddam Hussein. Also due out next year: Queen of the Desert, in which he plays a colonel alongside Naomi Watts, and The Rover, a Western also starring Guy Pearce.
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And you thought those pillow-biting bedroom scenes were racy? In her role as Beat Generation belle Marylou in On the Road, the actress, 22, bares all – and we mean Taylor Lautner-level topless. She's been promoting the Jack Kerouac adaptation, which arrives in theaters in a December limited release.
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Sure, he looks just fine when he's not wearing any clothes, but the model-turned-actor, 27, incorporates his suave (did we say sexy?) style into his budding fashion career. Since debuting his Abbot + Main by Dylan George collection last August, he's become a Fashion Week fixture. "It's nice to come full-circle and get back into the fashion world," he told PEOPLE in March.
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Toughening up for her 2013 film CBGB, Ashley Greene will play Lisa Kristal, the real-life owner's daughter of the iconic N.Y.C. punk landmark that helped define the music scene before it closed in 2006. "I want to make sure I get it right without making her – she's not a bitch!" the actress, 25, told E! Online in June. "She's a New Yorker. They have a specific personality and air about them. They're survivors."
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Dr. Carlisle Cullen isn't hanging up his white coat just yet. The recently single Nurse Jackie star, 38, will head back to N.Y.C.'s All Saints Hospital, where he'll continue in his role as the arrogant Dr. Cooper alongside Edie Falco. When he's not playing doctor, he's dad to daughters Luca, 14, Lola, 9 and Fiona, 6. Family time involves "a lot of s-mores-making and singing by the campfire," he told PEOPLE in October.
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Jacob Black is all grown up – and starring in Grown Ups 2. In this sequel to the 2010 Adam Sandler comedy, which hits theaters in July, he'll ditch his canine instincts to play fratty Andy. And it doesn't look like an epic love triangle will ensure – but there's a promise for bromance between Lautner, 20, and costar Patrick Schwarzenegger, who plays a fellow Greek collegiate.
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Her sidekick days playing human BFF Jessica are long over: The Oscar-nominated actress, 27, who said goodbye to her character after Breaking Dawn – Part 1 is stepping out as a leading lady in movies such as Pitch Perfect and 2013 indie flick Drinking Buddies, which costars Olivia Wilde.
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What's easier: patrolling Forks as police chief Charlie Swan – or saving the world? Burke, 45, tests his Twilight-earned leadership skills in Revolution, a dystopian drama currently airing on NBC.