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Shailene Woodley Wants To Be in a Star Wars Movie, Even If She's Just A Stormtrooper

Shailene Woodley is a massive Star Wars fan and opened up about her obsession with the franchise during an appearance on on Conan At Home.

The 28-year-old Endings, Beginnings actress recalled a time when she was a kid that she would only respond if you called her Leia.

“I – as a child in kindergarten – refused to go by my name,” she explained. “People had to call me Leia.”

Shailene is also hoping to somehow be involved in a future movie, even if she had to be a stormtrooper, or an extra.

“If the opportunity to be a lead in a ‘Star Wars’ film came around, listen – I wouldn’t say no,” Shailene shared. “But I also think it would be very cool to be an extra.”

Just last week, Disney announced that this Star Wars movie is coming early to Disney+!

Shailene Woodley Says This Role Is One Of Her 'Proudest Accomplishments'

Shailene Woodley is looking back on her roles on Instagram, and opened up about her small role as Kaitlin Cooper on The O.C.

“yes, yes i was on “the OC.” and yes, it is still one of my proudest accomplishments. california, here i (can’t) come…,” the -year-old actress captioned on her account, with a screenshot of her alongside Mischa Barton, Tate Donovan and Melinda Clarke.

If you remember, Shailene played the role of Kaitlin in season one before Willa Holland took over the role for seasons three to four.

Just recently, Shailene shared her thoughts about her breakout role on The Secret Life of the American Teenager.

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Shailene Woodley Explains Why Staying on 'Secret Life' Show Was One of the Hardest Things She's Ever Done

Before Shailene Woodley became a movie star, she was the star of the ABC Family series The Secret Life of the American Teenager and now she’s opening up about how difficult it was for her to work on that show.

“When I signed onto Secret Life, I read [three] episodes and I signed a contract for six years. [Those episodes] all hit home. I had friends in high school who were pregnant. It felt like everything that I wanted to be sending into the world,” the 28-year-old actress said in a new interview with Bustle.

The show ran for five seasons from 2008 to 2013 and over the years, the message of the series became a lot less progressive and characters were shamed for having intercourse and some vowed to save themselves until marriage.

“There were a lot of things that were written into the scripts that not just me, but a lot of the cast, disagreed with,” Shailene said. “There were belief systems that were pushed that were different than my own. Yet legally I was stuck there. To this day it’s one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do. So being on Secret Life propelled me to be more vocal about my own belief systems.”

Shailene was very open with her thoughts on sex in the interview.

“I love sex,” she said. “I think it is one of the most underrated, underappreciated, and undervalued experiences that we have.”

In another recent interview, Shailene opened up about being in an open relationship.

Shailene Woodley Belts Out Karaoke Tunes With 'Endings, Beginnings' Co-Star Sebastian Stan

Shailene Woodley and Sebastian Stan are karaoke buddies!

The 28-year-old actress shared a fun throwback video of the two showing off their singing chops during some downtime in filming Endings, Beginnings.

“sometime around 3am during weekend 2 or 3 of filming, @imsebastianstan snuck us through some top secret doorway and … and … well,” Shailene wrote in the caption, recalling the fun night.

Sebastian and Shailene were heard singing “Hungry Eyes” from Dirty Dancing and Cyndi Lauper‘s “Time After Time.”

See what Shailene shared about improvising sex scenes with Sebastian in the movie.

Shailene Woodley Reveals She's Been in an Open Relationship

Shailene Woodley is opening up about her romantic life.

The 28-year-old Big Little Lies actress spoke about her personal life in an interview with the New York Times, published on Saturday (April 10).

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“Listen, I’m someone who experienced both an open relationship and a deeply monogamous relationship in my life, and I think we are in a day and age where there should be no rules except for the ones designed by two people in a partnership – or three people, whatever floats your boat!” she explained.

“But there has to be a level of responsibility in any relationship dynamic, and that responsibility is simply honesty and communication and trust. Apart from that, it’s really none of our business what people choose to do with their lives.”

Shailene also revealed a nearly career-ending battle with illness. Find out what happened…

Shailene Woodley Opens Up About Career-Threatening Illness, Says She Was 'Very, Very Sick'

Shailene Woodley is opening up about a very scary time in her life.

While promoting her new movie Ending, Beginnings, the 28-year-old actress revealed that she was “very, very sick” right when her career started to take off.

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“While I was doing the Divergent movies and working hard, I also was struggling with a deeply personal, very scary physical situation. Because of that, I said no to a lot of opportunities,” Shailene shared with The New York Times. “I was in a place where I had no choice but to just surrender and let go of my career, and it brought out this negative voice in my mind that kept spinning for years and years afterward.”

Shailene didn’t elaborate on her illness, but also admitted that “the commercial success I had in this industry began to wear on my strength.”

Over the past few years, Shailene has gotten healthy and has really focused on her mental health.

Find out what Shailene Woodley said about filming sex scenes with co-star Sebastian Stan in Ending, Beginnings!

Shailene Woodley Talks About Improvising Sex Scenes with Sebastian Stan for 'Ending, Beginnings'

Shailene Woodley‘s new movie Endings, Beginnings will be getting a digital release now that movie theaters around the country are shut down and you can watch it at home next week!

The 28-year-old actress is in a love triangle with Sebastian Stan and Jamie Dornan in the movie, which was directed by Drake Doremus.

Drake is famous for having his actors use improvisation as an acting technique and Shailene opened up to The New York Times about approaching a love scene when there’s a level of improvisation to it.

“Luckily, our intimate scenes came toward the end of the shoot, so there was a great level of trust with the actors,” Shailene said. “In one scene, Sebastian picked me up and took me across the room as the camera followed us, and it was a completely different sex scene than what ended up in the movie. But we had to explore all different parts of these two people’s physical nature to really get down to the essence of what worked for this film thematically.”

Endings, Beginnings will be available on digital on April 17.

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