Ryan Gosling has been namedShoWest 2004 male star of tomorrow and will collect his award once the industryconvention kicks off in Las Vegas on Mar 22.

"In his short career to date,Ryan Gosling has delivered one tremendous performance after another and is wellon the way to establishing himself as an acting force to be reckoned with,"ShoWest 2004 co-managing director Mitch Neuhauser said in a statement.

"His chilling tour de force performance opposite Sandra Bullock inMurder By Numberskept audiences on the edge of their seats from start to finish. We can onlyimagine what greatness lies in store for this talented young actor."

Gosling willnext be seen as Leland in Paramount Classics' drama The United States OfLeland opposite DonCheadle and Kevin Spacey. His credits include The Believer, The SlaughterRule, Remember The Titansand The Notebook.