author Nicolas Sparks, the movie stars singer Mandy Moore as Jamie Sullivan, a naive and plain-dressing teenager who becomes the target of the affections of aimless Landon Carter (Shane West), a teenager who once thought very little of throughout their years growing up together as Landon learns that there is more to Jamie than he ever thought or expected.
and I was figuring that I would continue that run for a little bit and build my confidence. There are similarities between us, but there are a lot of differences.
In between cracks about the unconventional setting — we agree he looks like he's auditioning for a new basic-cable sitcom called , considering your costar is martial-arts badass Maggie Q? TV Guide Magazine: Ever worry about what's next, now that Michael and Nikita have gotten together? I don't know how to end the second season, honestly.
West: All the actors have some athletic background. West: I never thought they'd bring us together so quickly, but the fans wanted it — and it was the smart move. We have things happen that naturally screw up stuff. I'm glad that's not my job, because I'd be having a heart attack right now.
That's a kind of confidence that I haven't find yet in my life at 17.
I think that a lot of 17-year-olds haven't and that's something that I wanted to learn by playing Jamie.
“Everything about him – the way he dressed, the little cigarettes that he smoked, and the music he listened to.
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That's just something that you learn as you mature and you get older.
I was hoping I could learn even a little bit more from Jamie, the fact that she has faith—not necessarily "faith" because I'm secure in what I believe in—but just faith in humanity, relationships, each other and in love.
The cast this week sat down with Entertainment Weekly and opened up about their time making the movie, offering up a few surprising revelations.
Now 32, Mandy revealed she had a massive crush on her co-star while shooting the tearjerker.'Shane was so cool.