Shailene Woodley Will Not Appear in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2'

Shailene Woodley Will Not Appear in 'Amazing Spider-Man 2'

Sad news for Shailene Woodley fans – it turns out the actress will not be appearing in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 as Mary Jane Watson after all.

The 21-year-old actress revealed the news in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly with the Divergent cover.

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“Of course I’m bummed. But I am a firm believer in everything happening for a specific reason,” the actress shared. “Based on the proposed plot, I completely understand the need for holding off on introducing [Mary Jane] until the next film.”

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  • mxxm

    what? why?

  • claudia

    pretty disappointing. i would hate if that happened to me, prepping for it all to have them just say “No, later” -__-

  • Tiffany

    I wonder if she’ll portray her in the next film.

  • misha

    I think the director decided to drop her scenes because the Black Cat is suppose to be in the movie. We all know she is one of Peter ‘s /Spiderman ‘s love interest. Imagining having Gwen, MJ, and Felicia Hardy all on screen at the same time. The movie would be cluttered with characters. I think the director decided to focus mainly on Gwen and Peter and provide closure to their relationship in this movie before the character moves on to MJ. I really like Shailene ‘s acting and I feel bad for her.

  • Kim

    So all those scenes she filmed are just not going to be used?

  • Maddie

    I feel so bad for her, she filmed all of those scenes and now she isn’t even going to be in the movie…


    WHAT?!?! THAT IS SOOOOO NOT FAIR! I just hope she at least gets to be MJ in the Amazing Spider-Man 3…..

  • Jordan

    it makes no sense to cut her out her scenes they are at the end of the movie she was going to star in Amazing Spider-man 3 as peter’s love interest