2012: Indie Spirit Awards
Woodley had fun posing with her Independent Spirit Award in 2012, which she won for the role she chased for months in The Descendants. After reading for the casting director, Woodley was on the "don't call back" list ("I wanted the role too intensely," she surmised). But she managed to get a second read and wowed director Alexander Payne. "She is that truly unique actress who can make even bad dialogue sound good," said Payne.
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