Oscar Buzz for Shailene Woodley

The young actress talks about her breakout role in "The Descendants."
3:22 | 11/28/11

Coming up in the next {{countdown}} {{countdownlbl}}

Coming up next:



Skip to this video now

Now Playing:


Related Extras
Related Videos
Video Transcript
Transcript for Oscar Buzz for Shailene Woodley
All of you fans of the secret life of the American teenager already know the county and actually she -- Woodley. Well now she's -- -- an even wider audience and -- Oscar buzz with her breakout performance. Playing George Clooney's daughter in the new movie the descendants it's -- pleasure to welcome. -- living here and you know -- and I saw this movie last night and your performances is so. Amazing because it's honest it's -- and they just don't pull any punches. In the house. But they don't care and -- to -- -- people talk about. -- in your first movie. It's so -- and they think every other -- that kind of encompassing definition it's crazy I don't I don't know would be entire experience of filming in Hawaii with Alexander Payne vertically. And it's a complicated emotional story you've played your friend's father George Clooney plays a husband kind of distracted father. Whose wife has an accident falls into a coma and only after she falls into the coma. Does he get an even bigger surprise in that comes from you. His daughter let's take a look. He really don't have -- Mom is cheating on you. That is what we found. But I was not a Christmas he -- with a guy. Made me sick to see here yeah. Back to school thinking that I was at that I was is -- I was gonna -- -- tell you everything. The accident happened and to. Her -- until she looked up its. Hard to think of more emotionally wrenching situation -- Yeah. Where did you find. Office emotions. Honestly this screenplay -- so brilliantly written that if you just -- present at the moment I mean. If he told dad that your mom Christine on him and she's in Tacoma and you don't know she's gonna make it. I think he emotions can actually get to vote and -- playing -- George Clooney opposite George Clooney the director Alexander -- this is not bad for a big screen. Debut he added not a little I don't know I got there like you. He he described as a fifty year old scientists in the twenty year old body what does that mean I don't know I saw that is actually wondering the same thing. How -- It. I don't know I don't know he's idling so much from the man he is generosity and his gratitude is so overwhelmingly beautiful and I'm and like -- from around -- To experience and sneezing and an -- production -- and he said he -- something very Smart and which you all together for several weeks before you started -- I think he's really big authenticity and he wanted us to read the owners -- -- in the wine culture and -- to film to be very authentic so. Seattle to -- and character from the film to be there for three weeks -- not bad what do you do for an encore after. I don't go hike -- out I don't know I don't know what and I am I would love to do and -- -- and from some sleep I am sure there -- going to be many many more from. -- and good luck with everything you don't that the secret life as well I -- yes we just distract season forums. To explore gradually -- --

This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate.

{"id":15039776,"title":"Oscar Buzz for Shailene Woodley","duration":"3:22","description":"The young actress talks about her breakout role in \"The Descendants.\"","url":"/GMA/video/oscar-buzz-shailene-woodley-15039776","section":"GMA","mediaType":"default"}