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Shailene Woodley offered Mary Jane Watson in Spider-Man 2

The Descendants

Story by Jack Foley

SHAILENE Woodley has reportedly been offered the role of Mary Jane Watson in the sequel to The Amazing Spider-Man.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, the actress has long been the favoured choice for the film’s producers, who have been in talks with her for a little while.

Woodley shot to prominence playing George Clooney’s daughter in The Descendants, attracting a Golden Globe nomination and an Independent Spirit Award win.

Her entry into Sony’s rebooted Spider-Man franchise sets up the possibility of a juicy love triangle between Andrew Garfield’s Peter Parker and Emma Stone’s Gwen Stacey.

Columbia has also recently closed deals for both Garfield and Stone to return along with original director Marc Webb.

The sequel is due to commence shooting early next year (2013) with a view to having it ready for a release date of May 2, 2014.

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