The Secret Life of the American Teenager is coming to an end after five seasons. Ken Baumann stopped by our Los Angeles studio, told us how the cast sobbed while filming the final scenes, and gave us details on his friendship with Shailene Woodley. We also talk about his new novel, Solip! You can buy Solip here. Matthew's Jacket provided by H&M.
We're anxiously anticipating the release of Divergent, the movie adaptation of Veronica Roth's bestselling young adult novel, but unfortunately for us, it doesn't hit theaters until 2014. The good news is that filming is under way, and we've got the first stills right here. Get a look at Shailene Woodley as Tris, the film's heroine who leaves her family behind to join a new group of individuals called Dauntless who are defined by their bravery. Dauntless training involves jumping off high buildings and getting knives thrown at your head — take a look!
Production recently began on Divergent, and today we found out one more bit of casting news in the adaptation of Veronica Roth's young adult novel. Tony Goldwyn has been announced as the latest cast member, joining last week's new addition of Ashley Judd as the parents of main character Tris. Tris is played by Shailene Woodley in the film, which will depict a divided society of factions and a teenage girl (Woodley) who discovers she falls into more than one faction. Find out who else will star in Divergent, and if you read the book, let us know if the casting mirrors your vision.
Goodness, this has been an exciting week for film! Shailene Woodley nabbed a lead role, Kristen Wiig and Will Ferrell are collaborating, Christina Applegate is in talks for a reboot, Tom Cruise may play a famous TV man, and Ryan Gosling has added Saoirse Ronan to his directorial debut. See all those and more in this week's biggest casting news!
Shailene Woodley's star is on the rise. It was just announced that she'll play the female protagonist in the adaptation of bestselling young adult novel The Fault in Our Stars, plus she's already working on The Amazing Spider-Man 2 set as the new Mary Jane Watson, and she also snagged the coveted heroine role in the YA fantasy trilogy Divergent. Could all these star-building franchises have Shailene poised to be the next Jennifer Lawrence or Kristen Stewart? Speaking of Kristen, she finally reunited with Robert Pattinson, and we have the details, along with the reappearance of Miley's engagement ring, and Adele's possible secret wedding.
Emma Stone reported to the NYC set of The Amazing Spider-Man 2 today alongside her costar Shailene Woodley. When she wasn't shooting, Emma threw on a long puffer jacket to entertain a young friend with jokes. Emma's focusing on her and Shailene's movie after shifting gears and promoting another film last week. Emma and her The Croods costar Ryan Reynolds made the talk-show rounds to chat up their animated picture, which is out March 22. At yesterday's NYC premiere of The Croods, Ryan made a rare public appearance with his wife, Blake Lively. Emma's own significant other, Andrew Garfield, wasn't seen on the red carpet, but they are nonetheless logging plenty of time together on the Spider-Man set.
Designers often draw on the past — be it famous people or an era of fashion — to help inspire the looks for their current collections. While at New York Fashion Week, we made it our mission to find out the favorite fashion decades of some of the industry's biggest celebrities and designers. From Prabal Gurung to Olivia Palermo and more, find out who among this fashion crowd has an affinity for the Roaring '20s, '70s disco, and beyond. On Allison McNamara: BCBG Max Azria jacket, Zara blouse.
Award season is over, but the work continued as stars showed up on sets all over the world this week. Oscar nominee Robert De Niro was in New Orleans shooting Grudge Match, while Tom Cruise worked on All You Need Is Kill in London. In NYC, AnnaSophia Robb hit the set of The Carrie Diaries, and Andrew Garfield paired up with Shailene Woodley to work on The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Click through to see all of this week's stars on set.
Filming for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is officially under way, and we've already spotted Andrew Garfield back on set in the signature Spidey suit. There are some newcomers to the cast, though, including the recent addition of Chris Cooper as the infamous Green Goblin. He's not the only addition to the franchise — check out who's who in the cast of The Amazing Spider-Man 2.
— Additional reporting by Shannon Vestal
Andrew Garfield slipped into his skintight Spidey suit as filming for The Amazing Spider-Man 2 continued in New York this week. As excited as we are to see Garfield back in action, the real fun here is the first look at Shailene Woodley as the iconic Mary Jane Watson — complete with red hair, of course. Emma Stone will reprise her role as Gwen Stacy, but we can't wait to see Peter Parker's love life start to get a little complicated. Check out this first batch of photos, and tell us what you think of Woodley as MJ.