I kept going back and forth with myself, thinking, oh do you want to act, because I didn't know what my parents would think, and finally just called ...
turned heads when it debuted in the summer of 2008.
is headed for more heartbreak and breakups; one couple will weather the storm, though.
"Amy and Ricky are very solid," says Shailene Woodley, who plays Amy.
The one-hour drama, featuring breakout star Shailene Woodley, focused on the relationships between families and friends and how they dealt with unexpected teen pregnancies.
By no means a critical darling, had an audience and its growth in viewership showed that.
Born in San Bernardino County, California and raised in the Simi Valley, she took acting classes with Anthony Meindl and made her screen debut in the television film Replacing Dad (1999), followed by numerous guest roles on television, including as Kaitlin Cooper on The O. Woodley rose to stardom for performances in various popular and critically acclaimed films such as The Descendants (2011), for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress - Motion Picture and won the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female and was awarded the Cannes Trophée Chopard, The Spectacular Now (2013), for which she won the Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Dramatic Acting, and The Fault in Our Stars (2014), for which she earned both popular and critical praise.
The actress has been in Hawaii (Nahko's home state) filming her new movie for the past few weeks, and seemingly traveled to Cali with him for his performance at the Summer Meltdown Arts & Music Festival.
Nahko's sister drove to The Golden State with her boyfriend to surprise her brother at the festival, and posted the pic of everyone below. Had breakfast, music, & long talks at this totally awesome little place. #littlemermaid #fresh #breakfast #roadtrip #cali #food #friends #family #love #disney #happy #organic #mybaby #yourbaby A photo posted by Nicki (@xnikulit) on actress has been with Nahko for a while.
some people trying to get other people back and people breaking up," she says.
Watch the interview below for more about the series and what advice Woodley has for her character.