The Divergent sequel, which hits theaters in March, finds its main character up against a threat to her society and her own personal demons.
The filmmaker talks with Spinoff Online about bringing Veronica Roth’s novel to the screen, and drawing lessons from other young-adult adaptations.
Cast as Mary Jane Watson, Shailene Woodley’s scenes were cut when Marc Webb decided to “streamline” the film. Now she’s poised to headline her own franchise.
Fans of author Veronica Roth’s wildly popular novel Divergent were wowed by the world-premiere trailer at Comic-Con International for director Neil Burger’s emotional, action-packed adaptation.
Divergent star Shailene Woodley acknowledges it was “incredibly smart” to cut Mary Jane Watson from The Amazing Spider-Man 2: “MJ is such a vital character that it makes sense to hold off for future movies to introduce her.”
Actress Shailene Woodley reveals that her scenes have been cut from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and that Mary Jane Watson won’t appear until the third movie, which won’t arrive until June 2016. Updated!
New video from the New York City set of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 shows Emma Stone’s Gwen Stacy sharing a scene with Shailene Woodley’s Mary Jane Watson.
The first photos from the New York City set of director Marc Webb’s The Amazing Spider-Man 2 reveal star Andrew Garfield in his new costume, and Shailene Woodley as Mary Jane Watson.
Columbia Pictures announced the official start of filming on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 with the release of an official plot summary and the addition of Colm Feore in an unspecified role.