When you first came out you were stereotyped…Absolutely. Is that what you are trying to learn from this movie? It wasn't about that; it's basically a confidence thing.I'm not comfortable in my own skin yet at 17, and I don't think a lot of teenagers out there are either.But I was so in love with the book, that when I read the script, there was no way that I couldn't be involved with it. There's a lot that I needed to learn from Jamie—and by playing Jamie—and I think that was my biggest motivation for wanting to do the movie. The confidence that she has and the fact that she doesn't let anything get to her.The fact that she's so stereotyped at school and doesn't let people's comments and their impressions of her get to her and make her change herself.It is not a big deal for West to find a date outside Hollywood. Who would not want to date such a celebrated and handsome guy?However, according to West, it is possible that he might fall in love with someone who is not related to movie industry but the total concept scares him.
He also co-starred in teen comedies Whatever It Takes (2000) and Get Over It (2001).
During a recent interview to celebrate the 15th anniversary of , Mandy Moore admitted she was smitten by costar Shane West.
Although the two made a cute onscreen couple, Shane West and Mandy Moore dating never happened.
West was cast as Landon Carter opposite singer and actress Mandy Moore in 2002's adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel A Walk to Remember, which was a modest box office success, grossing over million in the United States.
His performance in the film earned him a Teen Choice Award for Choice Chemistry with Moore.