The actress — who first rose to prominence with 2011’s The Descendants — took a temporary break from Hollywood in the late 2010s. But now she’s back with several new projects in the works.
And in a new interview, Woodley did not hesitate to reveal why moviegoers might notice a trend in her big-screen work.
Shailene Woodley is best known for ‘The Fault in Our Stars’
Despite making her breakthrough role in 2011, Woodley has actually been acting since the early 2000s. Back then, she was almost exclusively a TV actress. With recurring roles on shows such as Crossing Jordan and The O.C., Woodley had only appeared in two previous films before The Descendants. Since then, of course, she’s been in a bunch of movies, often as the lead.
However, the most iconic role Woodley has played is Hazel Grace Lancaster in director Josh Boone’s The Fault in Our Stars. Based on John Green’s novel, the 2014 movie stars Woodley and Ansel Elgort as two cancer patients who fall in love. Between this release, 2013’s The Spectacular Now, and 2018’s Adrift, Woodley has become a veteran of teen-targeted romantic dramas.
The actress recently addressed why she’s in so many love stories
Woodley recently joined Jamie Dornan in the latest edition of Wired‘s Autocomplete Interview series. The pair co-star in Endings, Beginnings, a new — you guessed it — romantic drama. And eventually, one of the most-searched questions addressed Woodley’s tendency to appear in the genre. Taken aback at first, Woodley then surprised fans with her honest, thoughtful response about the industry.
I love love. Also, there’s just a lot of opportunities for women my age to be in romance movies and not a lot of opportunities to do other things. I’d say that those are probably the number one most available projects to be a part of unless you just want to be like a girlfriend in the background or a flight stewardess. So that’s probably why I’ve done so many romance movies, but also because I love love.
Woodley certainly has a point. After all, actresses in her age group often fall into the trap of playing the passive, supportive significant other to a male lead. At least in the roles she’s had, Woodley has often been just as vital to the story as her co-stars. In fact, she frequently carries the movies more than her on-screen lovers.
‘Divergent’ and ‘Big Little Lies’ proved how much range she has
In the midst of adding several hit romantic dramas to her filmography, Woodley has also found some room to stretch her acting muscles. For three movies, she headlined the dystopian sci-fi world of Divergent and its sequels. And she very nearly popped up in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as Mary Jane Watson, though her scenes were ultimately deleted.
Perhaps most impressive is her supporting role as Jane Chapman on Big Little Lies. Woodley’s co-stars Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, and Laura Dern have received the lion’s share of attention for that HBO series. But Woodley delivers an equally impactful performance. Perhaps casting agents should remember that the next time they think of the actress.
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Angelina Jolie’s Net Worth Feels Like A Salt Sprinkled On Our Injuries! Check Out The WHOPPING Sum
Angelina Jolie isn’t just one of the most successful actresses in the world but also one of the richest. The Maleficent actress has done some amazing movies in her career which has really helped her mint money. Few of her successes include films like Salt, Changeling, Ocean’s Eleven and Cool World.
Angelina Jolie married actor Brad Pitt after being in a relationship for several years. The two got married in 2014 and have six kids together. The Fight Club actress shocked the entire world when she filed for divorce with the Once Upon A Time In Hollywood actor. This really broke the hearts of their fans who fondly called them ‘Brangelina’.
Before Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie has been married twice. She first married his co-star and actor Jonny Lee Miller and the two met on the sets of Hackers in 1995. She then got married to Billy Bob Thorton in 2000 and got divorced within three years of their marriage. Later, she met Brad on the sets of Mr. & Mrs. Smith and the Fury actor allegedly cheated on Jennifer Aniston with Jolie.
Keeping aside her personal life, Angelina Jolie has a crazy bank balance. With all the ups and downs, she has managed to become an independent woman and has made an empire all on her own. According to Celebrity Net Worth, Wanted actresses net worth is around $160 million. Skipped a beat, right?
Well, it makes sense. She has been in the industry for 37 years. She is a director, a producer and also has investments in the real estate business. It all sums up to this whopping amount. Jolie has time and again proved that it’s worth chasing your dreams!
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Nicole Kidman Jokes About Her Foot Injury; Thanks Fans For The Good Wishes
Actress Nicole Kidman shared an update about recovery from a broken ankle with a joke, saying she is “almost back on the right foot”.
Nicole broke her ankle while going on a run. The actress took to Instagram to share the update and thank everyone for the good wishes, reports people.com. “Thank you for all the well wishes and love,” Nicole Kidman wrote alongside a selfie of her and husband Keith Urban.
“I’m back on the right track… and almost back on the right foot,” she added. The news of Nicole Kidman’s injury was first made known on Tuesday when Urban appeared on the Australian show “The Project”. “She broke her ankle so there’s not been a whole lot of dancing in the house,” Urban, 52, said.
“About five weeks ago, she was running around the neighbourhood as she does and just didn’t see a pothole and rolled her ankle and got a small break in her ankle,” he added. Some pictures of Nicole Kidman sporting a walking cast at Urban’s drive-in-concert emerged on May 15.
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Spider-Man 3: Tom Holland To Share Screen Space With Tobey Maguire? Read DEETS
After two successful Spider-Man films, Tom Holland is all set to star in the third one. The first two films were titled – Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017) and Spider-Man: Far From Home (2019). The title of the third film is not revealed yet but the producers have said that it will have the word ‘home’ in it.
In Spider-Man: Far From Home, we saw Tom Holland’s Peter Parker dealing with the loss of Tony Stark and betrayal from Mysterio. His love story with MJ had just begun at the end of the film. But Jake Gyllenhaal’s Mysterio revealed Peter’s identity as Spidey with shocking accusations and that has put him under the radar. Now, fans can’t wait to know what to expect in Spider-Man 3.
But it seems like Tom Holland has already given his ideas to Marvel. As reported by WeGotThisCovered, the actor wants former Spider-Man, Tobey Maguire, to play the role of Uncle Ben in Spider-Man 3. The report mentioned that Tobey will appear as MCU’s Uncle Ben in flashbacks. But will the actor be up for it? No one knows it yet.
This news isn’t surprising as, in several interviews, Tom Holland has expressed his liking for Tobey Maguire’s portrayal of Spider-Man. So, it will be interesting to see both the talented actors in the same frame. Meanwhile, along with Spider-Man 3, MCU also has films like Black Widow, The Eternals, Shang-Chi, and The Legend of The Ten Rings, Black Panther 2, Thor: Love and Thunder and a few lined up.
There are also Disney+Marvel shows to look forward to. From The Falcon and The Winter Soldier to Loki To WandaVision, MCU has great projects in the pipeline to entertain their fans.
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