Joseph Gordon-Levitt kicked off his big year when he took on the role of Blake/Robin in The Dark Knight Rises, stirring up speculation that he may be getting his own spinoff. He also appeared in a string of big movies, including Lincoln, Looper, and Premium Rush. JGL made his directorial debut at this year's Sundance Film Festival when he screened his new project, Don Jon, costarring Scarlett Johansson. However, the appearance that really got everyone talking was Joseph's surprise striptease on SNL, where he reenacted a scene from Magic Mike for his opening monologue.
Joseph Gordon-Levitt ranked 10th in the Game Changers category.