Shailene Woodley cast in 'The Fault in Our Stars'

Shailene Woodley

Shailene Woodley (March 19, 2013)

Stardom, thy name is Shailene.

Already set to star as Mary Jane Watson in "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" and in the highly anticipated, Chicago-set "Divergent," Shailene Woodley--who should have won Best Supporting Actress for "The Descendants" but wasn't even nominated--will now play main character Hazel Grace Lancaster in the big-screen adaptation of John Green's popular novel "The Fault In Our Stars," Entertainment Weekly reports.

The 21-year-old actress has certainly already proven she's much more than "that girl from 'The Secret Life of the American Teenager,'" and her upcoming slate of roles pretty much guarantees standing as the next big thing in Hollywood.

Of course, unless the movie turn out badly, and big-screen versions of best-selling books are never disappointing, right?

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