On Wednesday, March 5, Toronto hosted one of the many red carpet events for the highly anticipated film, Divergent. We got a moment to chat with the films two leads, Shailene Woodley and Theo James.
Shailene Woodley is best recognized by folks as Amy Juergens from ABC’s The Secret Life of the American Teenager , a role she had from 2008-2013. She made her feature film debut in 2011 in The Descendants, starring opposite George Clooney. The role garenered her many accolades, winning the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female and a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress. Her follow-up film, The Spectacular Now, received equivalent praise, garnering her the Dramatic Special Jury Award for Acting at Sundance 2013.
Theo James hails from Oxfordshire, England, and has dabbled in a bit of everything. He made his television debut opposite Billie Piper in A Passionate Woman. He has since done many guest and recurring roles on shows such as Downton Abbey and Room at the Top. He also played the lead character Walter William Clark, Jr. in CBS crime drama Golden Boy. His film credits include Underworld: Awakening, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger and The Inbetweeners Movie. James also dabbles in music.