2014 Vanity Fair Oscar Party

7. Rashida Jones

Everyone in their right mind loves Harvard grad Rashida Jones, and in good news for anyone in their right mind, she is starring in two films set to hit screens this year. Perhaps best known for her long-running role in NBC’s critically acclaimed comedy “Parks and Recreation,” Jones will play the lead in a new film written and directed by ex-“Office” star Steve Carell. In “Tribeca,” which is sadly not about the mean streets of New York City’s safest neighborhood and most expensive zip code (10013), Jones will play Angie Tribeca, a veteran cop in the Los Angeles Police Department’s elite Really Heinous Crimes Unit. Sounds intriguing. Fret not if you can’t wait for that, however, as Jones will be appearing alongside Nick Frost (the cuddly Brit from “Shawn of the Dead” and “Spaced”) and Chris O’Dowd (the Irish guy from “Bridesmaids” and “Girls”) in “Cuban Fury,” which is set for release in the next few weeks.

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