In the first of what is sure to be a hundred sound bites from the actress, Shailene Woodley explains why she was cut out of the sequel, how she feels about it, and confirms that neither she nor her scenes will be back for The Amazing Spider-Man 3, which already has a June 2016 release date.
Here is video from the interview, where she praises The Amazing Spider-Man 2 screenplay, calling it one of the best she's ever read. She's excited for fans to see the film, and applauds Sony's (not director Marc Webb's) decision to axe her out of a film that has far too many characters. Clearly the intelligent actress is a team player, offering no hard feelings as to hopefully work for the studio again sometime in the future.
About being dropped from The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and the franchise all together, Shailene Woodley made these comments.
When asked why she wouldn't return for The Amazing Spider-Man 3, or if her scenes would be repurposed, she had this to say, confirming that she won't return to the franchise.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 was released May 2nd, 2014 and stars Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Jamie Foxx, Dane DeHaan, Colm Feore, Felicity Jones, Paul Giamatti, Sally Field. The film is directed by Marc Webb.