What do you think about Shailene Woodley being Mary Jane Watson?

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#1 Posted by spideygirl (46 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm not so sure, I didn't expect it.

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#2 Posted by _Zombie_ (10572 posts) - - Show Bio

Anyone mind listing off stuff she's been in? I've never even heard of her.

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#3 Edited by Strider1992 (18245 posts) - - Show Bio

@_Zombie_ said:

Anyone mind listing off stuff she's been in? I've never even heard of her.

Same here. If she's been in something i've seen I don't remember her.

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#4 Edited by the_tree (8607 posts) - - Show Bio

She doesn't necessarily strike me as Mary Jane, but she's a good actrees, I have faith.

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@_Zombie_ said:

Anyone mind listing off stuff she's been in? I've never even heard of her.

Same here. If she's been in something i've seen I don't remember her.

The two biggest things she's been in are the movie The Descendants, and a terrible TV show called The Secret Life of the American Teenager. She was great in The Descendants, and she's good in American Teenager, she's not the problem for the show, it's terrible writing.

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#5 Edited by Strider1992 (18245 posts) - - Show Bio

@The_Tree: Wait a sec I think i've seen the Descendants. Was that the Geogre Clooney film where his wife's in a coma?

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#6 Posted by the_tree (8607 posts) - - Show Bio

@Strider92: Yup, she was the oldest daughter of Clooney.

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#7 Posted by Strider1992 (18245 posts) - - Show Bio

@The_Tree: hah didn't recognize her.

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#8 Posted by Nathaniel Essex (22 posts) - - Show Bio

@The_Tree: ah, that show, I was wondering why she looked familiar...I think you've just ruined any potential she had for me as being a good Mary Jane unless she goes for a drastic makeover

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#9 Posted by _Zombie_ (10572 posts) - - Show Bio

@The_Tree: Ah, right. I remember her now. I absolutely loved her in Descendants, so I'm fine with this.

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#10 Posted by PunyParker (15622 posts) - - Show Bio

I have faith....the general casting for the Movie(s) are good!

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#11 Posted by TDK_1997 (17446 posts) - - Show Bio

I have faith in her.

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#12 Posted by spideygirl (46 posts) - - Show Bio

I don't know why I can't see her as Mary Jane.

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#13 Posted by BigMaraSpence (76 posts) - - Show Bio

I just think she is too young looking. She is pretty and not a bad actress, just not the best look IMO.

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#14 Posted by consolemaster001 (6935 posts) - - Show Bio

She's a cutie who i wouldn't mind seeing on screen :D

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#15 Posted by queenfrost_ (2613 posts) - - Show Bio

Seen her in a few episodes of the secret life of an american teenager show she was in..GOOD LORD SHE WAS AWFUL. So bad. I cried at how bad she was. She's far too young to compare to Andrew Garfield and is not nearly as feisty as MJ should be. Awful casting, etc.

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#16 Posted by Mercy_ (94571 posts) - - Show Bio

Is this official?

I'm so against it, I don't even have words.

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#17 Posted by queenfrost_ (2613 posts) - - Show Bio

@Mercy_: Yes :( And I agree

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#18 Posted by Deranged Midget (18346 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmm, never seen her in a film before. Looks like they are still aiming towards Peter and the gang barely in their twenties, if that.

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#19 Posted by Shark_Repellent_Bat_Spray (764 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, I'm not really bothered who they cast. Anybody can do better than Kirsten Dunst!

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#20 Posted by Teerack (10623 posts) - - Show Bio

She's not hot enough.

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#21 Posted by Madame_Mist (1338 posts) - - Show Bio

She's an average actress but I hope she gets a hot redheaded makeover. I would finally like an MJ to look and act like MJ.

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#22 Posted by Vaccine (278 posts) - - Show Bio

I was surprised to hear that she would (most probably) play MJ in the sequel. Not the bad kind of surprise but I didn't even account for her in my list of actresses who were capable of portraying Spidy's girl. Is she good or bad? I have no idea. I have yet to see her acting talents. I do have high hopes for the sequel though seeing as I really enjoyed the first one. :)

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#23 Posted by LeaderVladimir (195 posts) - - Show Bio

While she is a good actress, I don't think she is MJ material. I mean, really, couldn't they get Deborah Ann Woll? I'd settle with Susan Coffey even!

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#24 Posted by WonderHunter (131 posts) - - Show Bio

@Madame_Mist said:

She's an average actress but I hope she gets a hot redheaded makeover. I would finally like an MJ to look and act like MJ.

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#25 Posted by Mega_spidey01 (3080 posts) - - Show Bio

they should have went  deborah ann woll from true blood. she 's a decent actress and she's hot. 

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#26 Posted by mk111 (3148 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm indifferent for now.

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#27 Posted by Crimsonlord53 (1546 posts) - - Show Bio

No please no.

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#28 Posted by PunyParker (15622 posts) - - Show Bio

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Julianne Hough

What do you think?!

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#29 Posted by SandMan_ (4581 posts) - - Show Bio

Doesn't matter anymore....She is going to be recast.

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#32 Posted by animehunter (5681 posts) - - Show Bio

Shailene Woodley Discusses Departure From ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’

Mary Jane Watson is gone from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, despite the fact that actress Shailene Woodley was cast in the role and filmed multiple scenes for Sony’s superhero sequel. Director Marc Webb explained that MJ from the film “to streamline the story and focus on Peter and Gwen and their relationship.” According to a new interview, Woodley is more than satisfied by that logic.

“She was only going to be in four scenes,” she tells Empire. “I think it’s really incredibly smart that she’s not in it, looking back at it now, because they’re introducing so many characters and MJ is such a vital character that it makes sense to hold off for future movies to introduce her.”

Rumor has it that Woodley won’t play Mary Jane at all now, with the role recast in a future Spider-Man movie. Even if we never see her take on the character, Woodley at least got to speak Mary Jane’s famous line, “Face it, tiger, you just hit the jackpot.”

“I did say it,” she laughed.

Opening May 4, 2014, The Amazing Spider-Man 2 stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Paul Giamatti, Colm Feore and Sally Field. Webb, Garfield, Foxx and DeHaan will appear today at Sony’s Hall H Presentation at Comic-Con International in San Diego.

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