He became ambassador of the latter in 2015 to help raise international awareness of it.
And by big deal, we mean the Bella Swan-wooing, tween-mind-occupying Hollywood heartthrob of the moment. But as the actress made clear in an interview with MTV News, she's taking it all in stride.
For playing it so cool, and for the stellar year she's about to have, we're honoring de Ravin as one of our 10 to Watch in 2010 — the folks in the movie industry we expect big things from in the next 12 months.
De Ravin, repped by Gersh and manager Darren Goldberg, will play Robert’s chic and outgoing daughter Francesca who is the head of events at Americana but Robert doesn’t consider her a candidate for the heir to his empire, which may have treacherous consequences.
Michael Seitzman wrote the script, with Phillip Noyce, who helmed the pilot for ABC’s last year, directing.