Shailene Woodley on Big Emotions, Daring Stunts in 'Allegiant'

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Shailene Woodley talks about “The Divergent Series: Allegiant” stunts

‘Divergent’: Shailene Woodley Recalls ‘Allegiant’s’ Big Moments

Shailene spills!

The third installment of “The Divergent Series” brings another round of action and emotion as the characters continue their quest for survival — and star Shailene Woodley gave Made in Hollywood the scoop on how she felt going through some of “Allegiant’s” most monumental moments.

“There’s a scene where Tris gets to relive her mother’s childhood in a way, and her mother’s progression on her path,” Woodley said. “And I think that’s touching because I think it’ll entice people to think about their own lives and their own memories and those people who are important to them if they would like to jump into the shoes of and time travel backwards to witness what they went through.”

When it came to the most amusing part of filming, Woodley said, “The bubble-ship aspect was really fun because … for like a week straight, we were thrashed around and thrown upside down and it sort of felt like we were on a roller coaster the whole time.”

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Shailene Woodley as Tris

‘Allegiant’ Stunts: What Challenged Shailene Woodley the Most

And as for what may surprise viewers?

“The wall scene was really impressive because when we were filming, we were, in fact, scaling a wall, but we were in … some random large parking lot in Atlanta,” Woodley revealed. “So to see that translated into this giant landscape and giant environment that had the trees — it put it in perspective in the dimensional world. It was so much larger. That was a neat experience.”

Although the actress said “nothing was really too difficult in this one” when it came to stunts, she does admit, “I just really don’t enjoy running, particularly, so the running wasn’t hard so much as it was monotonous.”

The Robert Schwentke-directed sci-fi fantasy film — which also stars Miles Teller, Theo James, Zoe Kravitz and Ansel Elgort — hits theaters on March 18.

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