Shailene Woodley Mulls ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Role: Who is 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager' Star?
Despite relaunching the franchise with Gwen Stacy – played by Emma Stone – as Peter Parker’s (Andrew Garfield) love interest, Webb and distributor Sony Pictures are evidently interested in creating a love triangle for the superhero.
Variety reported this week that Woodley was fielding an offer for the role.
Where else have audiences seen Shailene?
Although Woodley drew raves for her turn as a troubled teenager in The Descendants, she’s been refining that character as Amy Juergens on The Secret Life of the American Teenager, which she started working on in 2008.
That said, people were decidedly unconcerned about Stone stepping into Stacy’s shoes after Bryce Dallas Howard briefly played her in Spider-Man 3. In which case, Woodley’s challenge will be transforming herself into a catwalk-ready party girl, instead of the more sensitive and thoughtful characters she’s played in the past.