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Shailene Woodley thinks Spider-Man axe was 'smart'

Shailene Woodley thinks Spider-Man axe was 'smart'

Jul 26 2013, 10:28am CDT | by Bang Movies

Shailene Woodley thinks it was ''smart'' to cut her role from 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'. The actress had filmed scenes as Mary Jane Parker - the iconic love interest of Spider-Man/Peter Parker,...

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Shailene Woodley thinks Spider-Man axe was 'smart'

Jul 26 2013, 10:28am CDT | by Bang Movies

Shailene Woodley thinks it was ''smart'' to cut her role from 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'.

The actress had filmed scenes as Mary Jane Parker - the iconic love interest of Spider-Man/Peter Parker, played by Andrew Garfield - in the upcoming flick, but her role was axed by director Marc Webb last month in order to focus on Spider-Man's earlier romance with Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone).

Although Woodley initially revealed she was ''bummed'' to be cut from the movie, she has now insisted it was wise of the director to axe the character - who is an important part of Spider-Man's life - because she only had a small role in the film.

She explained: ''I think it's smart, honestly. Looking back at it, MJ was in, I think, four scenes. I shot three days and they were good scenes, but they were also like 45-second long scenes, and to introduce such a vital character like that doesn't make much sense in the end.

''In the beginning I don't think it was something anybody ever really thought about, because it was just like, 'OK, we'll introduce MJ in this one, and bring her back in the next.' But then after they sort of started cutting it together, they realised that it didn't make much sense.''

The flame-haired love interest is now expected to be introduced in 'The Amazing Spider-Man 3' in 2016, but the role may be recast as Woodley pursues her own movie franchise with a lead role in next year's teen fantasy epic, 'Divergent'.

She added to MTV News: ''There's not even a script for the third one. So it's one of those things where I would absolutely love to do it, but if 'Divergent' does well, hopefully timing would work out.''

Webb announced plans to ''streamline'' the plot for his upcoming sequel last month, saying: ''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.''

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People's Choice Awards 2015: Shailene Woodley Leads Movie Nominees

Nov 4 2014 7:59pm CST | Source: ace showbiz

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Shailene Woodley & Sam Smith Lead People's Choice Nominees

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Insurgent Character Posters Land

Oct 29 2014 12:08pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

As the film heads to screens in 3D next yearYou may already have heard that the Divergent sequel, now labouring until the slightly unwieldy full title of The Divergent Series: Insurgent, will be arriving in cinemas in 3D. Today heralds the arrival of eight new character posters for the film, featuring Shailene Woodley’s Tris and friends (or, in some cases, enemies). {Divergent: Insurgent Character Posters}The images are a little odd, but then they were designed to be seen in 3D (you can ...
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Dialogue: Newcomer Ansel Elgort has flown out of the gate in his first year in film

Oct 29 2014 9:47am CDT | Source: Deadline

Photograph by Mark Mann Ansel Elgort has had a stellar first year as a movie star. After a start in theater, the 20-year-old--who happens to be the son of famed photographer Arthur Elgort--starred in last year's horror film Carrie, and followed it with roles in two high-profile young adult novel adaptations: the first, playing Shailene Woodley's brother in Divergent; the second, playing Woodley's love interest in The Fault ...
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White Bird in a Blizzard Exclusive: Christopher Meloni Loves to “Go Back”

Oct 28 2014 9:30am CDT | Source: movie fanatic

Christopher Meloni met us for an exclusive video interview where the star of White Bird in a Blizzard talked about appearing in the middle of the book ends of brilliance that is Eva Green playing his wife and Shailene Woodley portraying his daughter. Meloni has done it all, from enormous success on television with Law and Order: Special Victims Unit to the big screen in blockbusters, such as the one you can se ...
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Shailene Woodley tells all

Oct 27 2014 5:27am CDT | Source: cnn

CNN sits down with Shailene Woodley and Chris Meloni to get an inside look at the comin ...
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