We already knew that Shailene Woodley’s scenes as MJ in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 have been cut, and the director has said they plan to introduce her character in the third film. However, The Wrap is reporting that they have been told the role may have to be re-cast due to Shailene’s busy scedule for shooting the upcoming Divergent sequels. That’s what happens when you land the lead in a huge franchise! However, nothing is confirmed, and the scheduling may be worked out so she can stay on-board Spider-Man.
“Director Marc Webb has decided to streamline the story and introduce Mary Jane in “The Amazing Spider-Man 3.” However, an individual familiar with the project has told TheWrap that Woodley will likely be busy with the sequels to her upcoming sci-fi movie “Divergent” and may not be available, so the role may have to be recast.”