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Nominee reactions: Shailene Woodley, actress, ‘The Descendants’

“This is so crazy and shocking, and I’m so grateful. This film feels so human and I think humans crave humanity. Alexander (Payne) creates his films from truth. I’m so lucky that Fox Searchlight, George (Clooney), Alexander (Payne) and Judy (Greer) have taught me the ropes and helped me down this road.”

Shailene Woodley, actress, “The Descendants

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