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Shailene Woodley (born November 15th 1991) is a movie star perhaps best known for her roles in 'Divergent' and 'The Fault In Our Stars'.

Net worth: Shailene Woodley has a net worth of $9 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2015).

Film career: Among Shailene Woodley's first acting roles were 2002's TV shows 'Without a Trace' and 'The District'. In 2005, she appeared in 'A Place Called Home' which won her a Young Artist Award nomination. Her other TV appearances include 'Felicity: An American Girl Adventure', 'Crossing Jordan', 'Everybody Loves Raymond' and 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager'. She landed her first movie role in 2011 with 'The Descendants' also starring George Clooney. She was subsequently nominated for a Golden Globe and won an Independent Spirit Award. She won Sundance Film Festival's Special Jury Award for her appearance alongside Miles Teller in 2013's adaptation of Tim Tharp's book 'The Spectacular Now', and followed up the role in Gregg Araki's thriller 'White Bird in a Blizzard' the following year. In 2014, she was hugely praised for her part as a cancer suffering teenager in John Green's 'The Fault in Our Stars'. She was cast as the lead character in the first film adaptation of Veronica Roth's 'Divergent' franchise, and was signed to reprise the role in the second movie, 'Insurgent'.

Personal life: Woodley grew up in Simi Valley, California where she went to Simi Valley High School. Her parents Lori and Lonnie both work in schools. She discovered she had scoliosis as a teenager and had to wear a brace to correct the spinal curvature.



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Shailene Woodley Says 'Divergent' TV Series Is Not What She Signed Up For


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Actress Shailene Woodley doesn't seem too keen on the idea of moving the Divergent series to television for its final instalment, Ascendant. While no final plans have been announced, it has been reported that the series is set to end on the small screen, after the disappointing box office performance of the latest movie.

Shailene WoodleyShailene Woodley may not take part in a Divergent TV series

Speaking about the proposed television series to E! News, Woodley said: "From what I know, they want to proceed with a television show, which is not something that I signed up to do. Out of respect to the whole scenario, there could be things that have changed, but I didn't sign up to do a TV show.”

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Snowden Trailer


Edward Snowden always knew he wanted to serve his country and, as most young men and women who feel the need to serve their country, he enrolled in the United States Army Reserves, training was tough and it took a toll on his body, an accident led to Snowden fracturing both his legs, his plans for the future were thrown into chaos and he had to evaluate a new way to serve - as well as make a living. 

Turing to one of his other natural skills, Snowden continued to hone his computer skills and finally applied for a job at the CIA. Working his way up the ranks, Snowden became an intrinsic member of staff and it lead him to be offered a new job at the NSA by their deputy director. His job was to analyse the internet, to find new ways to intercept the one communication from the 'bad guy' amongst all the innocent communications each person sends on a day to day basis but what he discovers is that the NSA have access to far more knowledge and information than he or any other normal citizen would expect.

Though he's never believed in sharing state secrets, now he's privy to this information, Snowden knows he must do something with it and that he might be putting his life on the line in order to bring this enormous data privacy breach to light. Sneaking out files via a micro drive hidden in his rubik's cube, Snowden contacts three journalists Laura Poitras, Ewen MacAskill and Glenn Greenwald with his newly found knowledge and they begin to unfold the information. 

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Divergent Signals A New Future For Teen Franchises


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In recent years, Twilight and The Hunger Games have led a surge of young adult movie franchises. Many challengers (such as Mortal Instruments) never made it past the first film, while those that did (like The Maze Runner) have struggled to maintain audiences. And now comes word that the studio Lionsgate is planning to make the third film in the Divergent series for TV, followed by a spin-off series.

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While Divergent and its first sequel Insurgent were big hits, the third film Allegiant stumbled at the box office last year. The fourth and final chapter Ascendant was slated to open in June 2017 against Tom Cruise's remake of The Mummy and Brad Pitt's World War Z sequel. But word has it that Lionsgate has changed their plan.

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Is The 'Divergent Series' Set To End With A TV Movie?


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The fourth and final film in the Divergent franchise might never be coming to a theatre near you. The film was initially scheduled for a June 2017 release, but now studio Lionsgate is said to be considering wrapping up the series with a television movie and a spinoff series instead.

Divergent Series AllegiantWill the final Divergent movie now be on the small screen?

Variety reports that negotiations are currently in the early stages, but 'an individual with knowledge of the situation' has said that instead of having The Divergent Series: Ascendant open in theatres next year as originally planned, the studio wants to wrap up the film series on television.

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Shailene Woodley - Shailene Woodley arrives on the set of 'Big Little Lies' in Hollywood while co-star Nicole Kidman gets dolled up with a pearl necklace for a ballroom party scene - Los Angeles, California, United States - Wednesday 27th April 2016

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The Divergent Series: Allegiant Review

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After the more thrilling Insurgent, this saga reverts to the talky style of the original Divergent movie, constantly explaining this post-apocalyptic world's convoluted mythology before indulging in whizzy action that has little to do with the story or characters. It's a strange step back for a franchise that has such a strong cast and high production values. And this movie also feels frustratingly incomplete, because it's only based on the first half of Veronica Roth's third and final novel (a fourth film, Ascendant, is due next year).

When we last saw our hero Tris (Shailene Woodley), she and her hunky boyfriend Four (Theo James) had overthrown the nasty Erudite leaders to create a "factionless" society in Chicago under new leader Evelyn (Naomi Watts), Four's mother. But Evelyn's willingness to indulge in military excesses causes a rift with the more peace-loving leader Johanna (Octavia Spencer), sparking a civil war. Bored with this, Tris and Four free Tris' brother Caleb (Ansel Elgort) from death row and escape over the walls out of Chicago along with cohorts Peter and Christina (Miles Teller and Zoe Kravitz). Fleeing into the fringe, they encounter a peaceful, futuristic community called the Bureau of Genetic Welfare, run by David (Jeff Daniels). There they learn new facts about their past, but they're unable to ignore the unravelling situation in Chicago.

As in the first film, this script is over-packed with long conversations about the society's complicated set-up, and the Bureau has its own set of issues. Some of this information provides welcome context to the earlier films, but the screenwriters also hold back a lot of key details for next time, so this episode is oddly inconclusive. And that also makes it feel dull and contrived, especially since it leaves the characters' motivations so badly muddled. There's also the problem that these movies continually steal ideas and imagery from other films (this time it's Mad Max and The Truman Show).

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Ansel Elgort, Naomi Watts, Theo James , Shailene Woodley - New York premiere 'Allegiant' held at AMC Loews Lincoln Square 13 - Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Tuesday 15th March 2016

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Shailene Woodley - "Allegiant" New York Premiere - Red Carpet Arrivals - New York, New York, United States - Tuesday 15th March 2016

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Shailene Woodley Likes The Depth Of Allegiant


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Especially as the movie expands on the post-apocalyptic world by sending Tris, her boyfriend Four (Theo James) and their friends beyond Chicago to the futuristic home of the Bureau of Genetic Welfare, run by the mysterious David (Jeff Daniels).

The cast of Divergent will reunite for the fourth film too

"It's a completely different organism," Woodley says of the Bureau. "It has its own political leaders. It's a full-blown running society. And I think when Tris and Four enter they're a little hesitant of it and also very keen on the luxuries that come with a world that's not war-torn. It's functioning and has access to things that they didn't have in Chicago."

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Shailene Woodley - Actress Shailene Woodley and co star Reese Witherspoon spotted on the set of "Big Little Lies" filming in Pasadena Ca. Shailene and Reese will be starring for 1 episode of the HBO tv series. - Pasadena, California, United States - Wednesday 13th January 2016

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The Divergent Series: Allegiant Trailer


In the third instalment of the Divergent series Allegiant, Tris and Four find themselves plunged into a new world and facing far more dangers than ever before.

In the aftermath of the earth-shattering revelations of Insurgent, Tris and Four must go beyond the wall enclosing Chicago and venture into the unknown, leaving the only city and family they have ever known as they fight to survive.

Outside of their home the pair realise that they have spent their lives being monitored and are already known to the rest of the world. But it soon becomes clear that everything is not as it seems and old discoveries are now meaningless thanks to shocking new revelations.

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Snowden - Teaser Trailer


In June 2013, a high-flying 29-year-old government employee named Edward Snowdon suddenly found himself the most wanted man in the world after leaking classified documents from the US government to the media. An intelligent young man, whose army career at just 20 led him to join the CIA and eventually become an NSA contractor where he was faced with what he deemed as seriously questionable ethics from his colleagues, and those above him. Disturbed by the lies spoken by those around him and with a direct concern for the welfare of the people, he sought justice. He knew what such a move would entail, and indeed he was accused of being a traitor when the government tried to suggest that his actions had a negative impact on their counterterrorism programmes, but he knew he couldn't watch the citizens of Earth be continually deceived.

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A Week In Movies: Stars Turn Out For Awards And Premieres In LA And London, While Trailers Offer A Closer Look At Slow West, Terminator Genisys And Marvel's Ant-Man


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The MTV Movie Awards caught the headlines this week, not for their offbeat winners but for the usual antics of the stars who were in attendance. Those on hand to walk the blue carpet included multiple winner Shailene Woodley as well as Jennifer Lopez, Scarlett Johansson, Hailee Steinfeld, Rebel Wilson, Miles Teller, Mark Ruffalo, Michael B. Jordan, Cara Delevingne and Nat Wolff

2015 MTV MOVIE AWARDS - Sunday 12th April 2015

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Actually, all of the Marvel Avengers were at the awards, then reassembled two nights later for the Los Angeles premiere of Avengers: Age of Ultron, which opens next week. This time the carpet was red, and attendees included Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Samuel L. Jackson, Paul Rudd and Paul Bettany. 

Film Premiere of Avengers Age of Ultron - Tuesday 14th April 2015

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MTV Movie Awards: 'The Fault In Our Stars' Leads 2015 Winners


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It's difficult to argue with the results of this year's MTV Movie Awards victors, who took home their much-deserved accolades on Sunday (April 12th 2015). The top prize of Movie Of The Year went to Josh Boone's adaptation of the John Green novel 'The Fault In Our Stars' - but who else won big at the 2015 ceremony?

Ansel Elgort and Shailene Woodley in 'The Fault In Our Stars'Ansel Elgort and Shailene Woodley in 'The Fault In Our Stars'

Shailene Woodley took home a couple of awards herself; first for Best Female Performance in 'The Fault In Our Stars', and second for Best Kiss with Ansel Elgort. 'The Maze Runner' star Dylan O'Brien also won big, landing Breakthrough Performance, Best Hero and, of course, Best Fight with Will Poulter. O'Brien will reprise his role in the upcoming sequel 'Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials'. Meanwhile, Zac Efron's abs in 'Neighbors' predictably won him Best Shirtless Performance, while his onscreen chemistry with Dave Franco made them Best Duo. 'Neighbors' was also the winner of Best WTF Moment, with Seth Rogen and Rose Byrne taking home the award.

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Shailene Woodley

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15th November, 1991

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Snowden Trailer

Snowden Trailer

Edward Snowden always knew he wanted to serve his country and, as most young men...

The Divergent Series: Allegiant Movie Review

The Divergent Series: Allegiant Movie Review

After the more thrilling Insurgent, this saga reverts to the talky style of the original...

The Divergent Series: Allegiant  Trailer

The Divergent Series: Allegiant Trailer

In the third instalment of the Divergent series Allegiant, Tris and Four find themselves plunged...

Snowden - Teaser Trailer

Snowden - Teaser Trailer

In June 2013, a high-flying 29-year-old government employee named Edward Snowdon suddenly found himself the...

Insurgent Movie Review

Insurgent Movie Review

A sharp improvement on the original, this second entry in The Divergent Series has a...

White Bird in a Blizzard Movie Review

White Bird in a Blizzard Movie Review

There's an unusual honesty to this film, which is an odyssey into the inner life...

The Divergent Series: Insurgent Trailer

The Divergent Series: Insurgent Trailer

Following on from the events of 'Divergent', the mysterious government has discovered a magical maguffin...

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The Divergent Series: Insurgent Trailer

The Divergent Series: Insurgent Trailer

Following the revelation that she is Divergent and not specialised for any of the dystopian...

White Bird In A Blizzard  Trailer

White Bird In A Blizzard Trailer

It is a time for sexual awakening for Kat Connors (Shailene Woodley). The 17-year-old is...

The Fault in Our Stars Movie Review

The Fault in Our Stars Movie Review

Based on the beloved novel by John Green, this film is so squarely slanted toward...

Divergent Movie Review

Divergent Movie Review

Teens tackle yet another dystopian future in this well-made but derivative franchise-launcher. Filmmaker Neil Burger...

The Fault In Our Stars Trailer

The Fault In Our Stars Trailer

Hazel Lancaster is a bright 16-year-old girl suffering from terminal cancer who is forced to...

Divergent Trailer

Divergent Trailer

Author Veronica Roth and the cast of her book's film adaptation 'Divergent' talk about the...

Divergent Trailer

Divergent Trailer

Tris Prior is a 'divergent' in a world where everyone is split up in accordance...

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