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2:43 pm - 01/22/2013

'Divergent' Star Shailene Woodley Wants 'No Feminine Actors' For 'Four' Role.



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"Dude, I want to find him. We have been doing some tests. We've been doing some auditions," Woodley said. "We'll see what happens. As of now, we have been scoping out the land. There are a few in particular — two guys — that I think are really great."

Though Woodley didn't name names, she was specific about what traits a would-be Four should possess.

"The thing about Four is that he has to be a man. No feminine actors, please," she said. "You cannot walk in that room in pretty little boots and pretend you're a man. I'm sorry. You need to walk in there, and you need to not have muscles that look good and not actually work. There have been a few guys that have this power about them. It's a natural masculine power that some people have and some people don't. There's nothing good or bad or wrong or right about it. This character needs to be extremely masculine, and his eyes need to scream vulnerability and sensitivity. It's really hard to find in a dude, especially a dude who can act."

The 21-year-old added that the screen-testing process has been less about the particular scenes and more about having that certain something with the men reading for Four.

"It's more just the chemistry between the two of us and seeing if we do have that chemistry or can work on that chemistry — seeing if our back-and-forth dialogue makes any sense with each other," she explained. "There's a lot of standards that have to be met."

As to how she's preparing for what will likely be a demanding role (for example, in more than one scene we see Tris jump onto a moving train), it seems Woodley is preparing more mentally rather than physically.

"I think that a big thing is just pretending that I live in that world. It's a world that's so different from today, but not really," she said. "Thinking of the dystopian world and living in different factions and not being allowed to express your multiple personalities. Being constricted to one thing is going to be the challenge."

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jane_wanderlust 22nd-Jan-2013 08:06 pm (UTC)
"Thinking of the dystopian world and living in different factions and not being allowed to express your multiple personalities.

what even is this sentence? gurl.
squirrels_oh_no 22nd-Jan-2013 08:09 pm (UTC)
Did you see her last interview? She talked about how mind control and putting tracking chips on infant is a current event.
eldvno 22nd-Jan-2013 08:11 pm (UTC)
Excuse me?
ritzyroxie 22nd-Jan-2013 08:11 pm (UTC)
Is she related to Alex Jones?
shadowpiranha 22nd-Jan-2013 08:19 pm (UTC)
LMAO I know she means "the multiple facets of your personality" but oh God she needs a lesson in eloquence.
broadwaybabe11 26th-Jan-2013 02:24 am (UTC)
lmao accurate description of the book though
sofiascarlett 22nd-Jan-2013 08:06 pm (UTC)
she needs to not speak

squirrels_oh_no 22nd-Jan-2013 08:08 pm (UTC)
But Four's real name is TOBIAS.

jane_wanderlust 22nd-Jan-2013 08:12 pm (UTC)
perfect casting choice, imo.
jane_wanderlust 22nd-Jan-2013 08:12 pm (UTC)
on second thought, no. NO. don't want this flawless man anywhere near this pos movie.
toxic_illusion 23rd-Jan-2013 02:41 am (UTC)
rood. He is beautiful


value_of_truth 22nd-Jan-2013 08:08 pm (UTC)
This book had potential but ended up just being complete and utter crap
value_of_truth 22nd-Jan-2013 08:09 pm (UTC)
and of course the drivel she's spouting is just as crap
squirrels_oh_no 22nd-Jan-2013 08:13 pm (UTC)
It sounds like she listened to Veron1ca Roth a little too long, because it sounds similar to stuff the author might say, LOL.

And someone pointed out the other day that Shailene Woodley and the author could be sisters.
theratwhispers 22nd-Jan-2013 08:12 pm (UTC)
It was written in month, maybe less. So, that's why it reads like that.
lysanna 22nd-Jan-2013 08:09 pm (UTC)
she looks annoying in that pic

what she says sounds annoying, too
deltabean 22nd-Jan-2013 08:09 pm (UTC)
"You cannot walk in that room in pretty little boots and pretend you're a man"

fuck off
seraphitta 22nd-Jan-2013 08:10 pm (UTC)
Seriously, I just want to punch her in the face.
existential 22nd-Jan-2013 11:37 pm (UTC)
ikr wtf is she smoking
emerald_soul 22nd-Jan-2013 08:09 pm (UTC)
JFC. Young actresses are so fucking stupid.

They make me want to erase 'dude' from my vocabulary as well.
superhetoric 22nd-Jan-2013 10:00 pm (UTC)
young actors, on the other hand? totally brilliant. all the time. everything they say is amazing. good job, gender sleuth.
emerald_soul 22nd-Jan-2013 11:05 pm (UTC)
Oh fuck off.
microminiscrew 23rd-Jan-2013 12:42 am (UTC)
Oh, jeez. Stop.
seraphitta 22nd-Jan-2013 08:10 pm (UTC)
I hope everything you touch flops, bitch. Bai.
shadowpiranha 22nd-Jan-2013 08:15 pm (UTC)
Holy shit Shenaynay shut the fuck up.

Edited at 2013-01-22 08:16 pm (UTC)
xxxquothxxx 22nd-Jan-2013 08:18 pm (UTC)
she looks like a girl that gets on my bus in the morning who's rly loud. i dislike her
slushpuppy8910 22nd-Jan-2013 08:18 pm (UTC)
itt: people who had their chips well and truly pissed on this morning

I like her
maryjanewatson 22nd-Jan-2013 08:22 pm (UTC)
ontd hates her so much for no reason (not counting what she said now, 'cause it was bullshit), it's ridiculous.
slushpuppy8910 22nd-Jan-2013 08:28 pm (UTC)
the last post on her was similarly full of hate as well

don't see why tbh. as you say, it's ridiculous
hearthecity 22nd-Jan-2013 08:30 pm (UTC)
she sounds like an idiot tho. When you know nothing of someone and they sound like an idiot what are you supposed to think?
pineandapple 22nd-Jan-2013 08:19 pm (UTC)
lol oh girl
givethesignal 22nd-Jan-2013 08:20 pm (UTC)
I get that being all "hew??? waht????" on a post is annoying af but this post needs some details tbh, sry. What movie is this? what is Four? why is anybody meant to care about this?

Edited at 2013-01-22 08:20 pm (UTC)
anaskew 22nd-Jan-2013 08:20 pm (UTC)
she sounds like a liability, tbqh. a PR nightmare.
funkybaby 22nd-Jan-2013 08:20 pm (UTC)
i wish Charlie Hunnam wasn't too old to play this role. omg that would've been amazing.
shadowpiranha 22nd-Jan-2013 08:26 pm (UTC)
Holy shit I would legit buy ten tickets for that movie and shut her out of my mind if he was Four.
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