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Shailene Woodley cut from Amazing-Spiderman 2

Shailene Woodley cut from Amazing-Spiderman 2

Jun 20 2013, 2:14am CDT | by

Shailene Woodley has been dropped from 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'. The actress had been tapped to play the web-slinging superhero's eventual love interest Mary-Jane Watson in the action sequel, but...

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Shailene Woodley cut from Amazing-Spiderman 2

Jun 20 2013, 2:14am CDT | by

Shailene Woodley has been dropped from 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'.

The actress had been tapped to play the web-slinging superhero's eventual love interest Mary-Jane Watson in the action sequel, but despite filming numerous scenes, the star's role has been cut entirely from the film in order to concentrate on Spider-Man's earlier relationship with Gwen Stacy.

In the original 2012 film, Spider-Man's alter-ego Peter Parker, played by Andrew Garfield, is seen romancing Emma Stone's Gwen Stacy and director Marc Webb wants to explore that relationship further, resulting in the tough decision to not introduce Mary-Jane Watson in his sequel after all.

He said in a statement: ''I made a creative decision to streamline the story and focus on Peter and Gwen and their relationship. Shailene is an incredibly talented actress and while we only shot a few scenes with Mary Jane, we all love working with her.''

Mary-Jane will now be introduced in the third 'Amazing Spider-Man' flick - which was recently confirmed for release in 2016 - however, Deadline.com ponders whether the role may be recast by the time the movie is filmed due to Woodley's burgeoning film career.

The actress is earning critical acclaim for her role in new independent film 'The Spectacular Now' and is also set to star in her own franchise, young adult book adaptation, 2014's 'Divergent', which has already been confirmed for a sequel.

Woodley was expected to be one of three major new cast members in the 'Spider-Man' sequel along with Dane DeHaan as Parker's friend Harry Osborn and Jamie Foxx as villain Electro.

The film is due in cinemas next summer.

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Bitch Stole My Look! Jenny McCarthy vs. Shailene Woodley in Stella McCartney

Aug 18 2014 3:00pm CDT | Source: eonline

Had you asked us last week if we thought Jenny McCarthy and Shailene Woodley's paths would ever cross, we would have said no. Sure, the former The View panelist could interview The Fault... ...
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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Embraces Feminism!

Aug 15 2014 2:27pm CDT | Source: celebtv

With all the young Hollywood stars like Shailene Woodley coming out against feminism, there’s one actor who’s embracing the label! Joseph Gordon-Levitt told Ellen Degeneres back in February that he is “absolutely” a feminist. And in a recent Daily Beast article, he was asked about his comment again. Joseph says he doesn’t really understand why people are against feminism and that he thinks the movement can benefit all of society. He’s ...
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Divergent DVD Review: Shailene Woodley Wows Us!

Aug 5 2014 4:36pm CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Divergent arrives on DVD, Blu-Ray and digital download after its triumphant, $400 million gross, run in theaters. Veronica Roth’s blockbuster book could not have tapped a better director in Neil Burger and casting Shailene Woodley as our heroine, Tris. Roth’s story follows a dystopian world where the citizens of Chicago live behind a walled landscape and live their life in peace by being placed in one of ...
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Neil Burger Talks DIVERGENT, HUNGER GAMES Comparisons, Why He Didn’t Direct INSURGENT, Possibly Returning for ALLEGIANT, and More

Aug 5 2014 11:26am CDT | Source: Collider

Earlier this year, Summit Entertainment launched a new franchise with Divergent.  The adaptation of the first novel in author Veronica Roth’s trilogy bore some resemblance to another post-apocalyptic franchise, but director Neil Burger ensured that his futuristic sci-fi thriller would stand alone.  He began by assembling an excellent cast led by Shailene Woodley, opted for a colorful visual approa ...
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Lionsgate Acquires ‘Down A Dark Hall’ From ‘Twilight’ Producers & Temple Hill

Jul 30 2014 12:19pm CDT | Source: Deadline

Lionsgate has acquired rights to Down A Dark Hall based on the 1974 YA bestseller from Lois Duncan (I Know What You Did Last Summer) with Rodrigo Cortés attached to direct. Screenwriter Michael Goldbach wrote the original adaptation for the screen, and Chris Sparling (Sea of Trees, Buried) has come aboard to also write on the film. ‘Twilight’ author Stephenie Meyer and Meghan Hibbett will produce ...
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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Almost Featured J. Jonah Jameson and a Surprise Reveal

Jul 15 2014 9:15am CDT | Source: comingsoon

One of the major changes that we know happened in this summer's The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is the complete excising of Mary Jane from the film. Actress Shailene Woodley was cast in the role and filmed all her scenes but eventually she was removed altogether. Now, the folks over at Badass Digest have gotten their hands on an early draft of the film's script by Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman that reveals a number of other things that didn't make it into the final film. ...
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Intl Box Office: ‘Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes’ Awakens To $31.1M Overseas; ‘Transformers’ Adds $102M; More

Jul 13 2014 12:50pm CDT | Source: Deadline

In what was expected to be a somewhat transitional weekend overseas – especially in Europe and Latin America as the World Cup winds down tonight – the big pictures still playing include Transformers: Age Of Extinction, How To Train Your Dragon 2 and Maleficent. Breaking into the international market for the first time was domestic box office champ Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes. In line for about $74M in ...
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‘Divergent’ Sequel ‘Allegiant’ Hires ‘Maze Runner’ Writer

Jul 10 2014 9:00am CDT | Source: Slash Film

The Divergent sequel Insurgent is still several months away from theaters. But with the franchise slated to churn out a new installment each year there’s no time to be wasted in prepping the sequels. So Allegiant – Part 1, which follows Insurgent, has just tapped Noah Oppenheim to write the script. Interestingly, Oppenheim is coming fresh off of a rival YA adaptation, Fox’s The Maze Runner. At least we know he has experience with the genre. Hit the jump for ...
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Divergent

Apr 4 2014 9:37am CDT | Source: movie gazette

From the start of this film, with voice over from Tris (Shailene Woodley) setting out the scene as we pan over a broken and largely abandoned cityscape (Chicago, 100 years after the war) the visuals are stunning and an integral part of the story. I’m not usually a fan of narration, but it works here to bring us up to speed, otherwise people who haven’t read the book would be floundering in a sea of oddities. (Side note: read the book. It’s worth it.) Why is everyone colo ...
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