Mandy Moore Admits She 'Absolutely Fell In Love' With Shane West In 'A Walk To Remember' | HuffPost
Mandy Moore and Shane West had the best on screen chemistry ever: Jamie Sullivan and Land ever: Jamie Sullivan and Landon Carter's relationship is what every teenage girl dreams about. And maybe, just maybe, they did! Years later, Mandy has just confessed to something huge and we can. Shane West and Mandy Moore spill their memories from the set of 's 'A the relationship you have to a project match the relationship that an audience Back then, I did audition for it, but I swear to God I only read once. You know how people have personal soundtracks, the songs that tell their story That notion might carry a little extra weight with Mandy Moore. her doomed good girl who changes Shane West's life in A Walk to Remember, singles at a Grand Slam tournament did so in front of girlfriend Mandy Moore.
It was transformative because it came at a time in my life when I was only seen from the pop music landscape and through that lens. There was a real significance to coloring my hair. As silly as it sounds, there was a real significance in the way that people saw me, but also in the way that I carried myself and that I saw myself. It was the last little piece of the puzzle I think in terms of getting into the character. The makeup and wardrobe? I knew what I was signing up for.'A Walk To Remember' Turns 15: Watch Mandy Moore and Shane West Get Candid About Kissing On-Scree…
I was excited to take on a role like this knowing that I was going to completely step outside of myself and dress in a way and in a manner that was appropriate for this character. I think what they had struggled with initially was having to keep the fact that my character was sick under wraps until a certain point in the project.
I remember the first makeup test when they cut my bangs and were doing the first camera test. I remember that Mandy was very nervous about dying her hair.
What was the most memorable scene to shoot?
I remember a lot from that opening scene by the water — we actually shot in order so it was the first scene we shot in production. We did that so we could bond — me and the guys and girls — minus Mandy.
Mandy Moore Admits She 'Absolutely Fell In Love' With Shane West In 'A Walk To Remember'
In that scene, we were all supposed to be drinking, but a movie called Save The Last Dance came out and did very well and there was no drinking or cursing in the film so they made an executive decision to drop that the day of shooting the scene.
It was giant pool overgrown with leaves and seaweed. They had to put in scuba divers to search for eels so when I had to jump in to rescue Clay Matt Lutz we were pretty freaked out by the fact there had been divers in there looking for wild animals.
That was really creepy. I remember the rest of them, like Clayne Crawford and Lauren German, just feeling so bad for us. It was one very long night, but we got through it. Not exactly the way we thought we were going to start it — hey, jump into a creepy eel-infested pool! I remember that scene too because I came down to watch that be filmed. I remember putting on that beautiful ice blue, silk dress and everyone fawning all over it. They were still trying to figure it out so we had to do several different versions.
That was a sort of bizarre experience. Both Jamie and Landon have bucket lists in the movie. Like to see a star? And to get married in the church where my parents were married! Some of the others include: Shane, Landon only has three, can you name any of them? Um, um, um, oh man. What if I say one was a career goal… SW: Oh, one was what he ended up doing at the end, his career, what he ended up being.
Um, oh my God! Was one to get married? I have no clue what the others are. The first one is to examine a moon rock. Sounds like that was from the novel. Do you remember the handshake between Landon and Eric? Could you still do it?
Of course I remember… Oh, if I had to actually do it? Al Thompson, who played Eric, he created it on his own. Mandy Moore's Storied Romantic History: That notion might carry a little extra weight with Mandy Moore. And with music being such a constant presence in her life, no wonder she's attracted her fair share of musically inclined gentlemen over the years—and been quite attracted to them right back.
In fact, she was a fan of Dawes before she ever met Goldsmith, who actually reached out to her after she shared a photo of one of the band's album covers on Instagram. I was really discouraged and dismayed at the sort of opportunities that weren't presenting themselves any longer.
Mandy Moore Fell In Love With Shane West While Filming 'A Walk To Remember'
That coincided with my personal life not being in a great place. Asked how he "got" such beautiful women, he said, "I'll be completely honest with you, I think hopefully maybe you can tell a little bit, but the fact of the matter is, you know, half of this industry is not real Honestly, I think everyone's going to relate to this, but I will say this: Let's see, how do I put this in the most [politically correct] way possible—it's just really good. When he picked her up from the W hotel, he met her mom, who informed in that her daughter had changed her shirt three times—which, he admitted, gave him confidence.
They ultimately dated for about a year.
Who Has Shane West Dated? Here's a List With Photos
Moore, who may really be a version of her endlessly empathetic character in A Walk to Remember, hung out with Valderrama in at Universal's Halloween Horror Night and they made sure to snap selfies when they ran into each other in We can still be friends. He's a little old, like Mom and Dad would freak. But we're really good friends. I hang out with him when I'm in New York, and I talk to him on the phone and stuff—but no relationship. She was there cheering Roddick on when he won the U. Alas, they split up the following year.
We're cool," Roddick told People in She's a good girl, and it says a lot about her to come out tonight. I feel like I've come off unscathed so far. Article continues below E. Moore guest-starred on the NBC sitcom and dated the actor for about a year, during which they attended the Emmys together.