He was the character to me and there was definitely a part of me that absolutely fell in love with him.I don’t know if I could discern the difference between him and the character at that point in time because, again, it was my first experience doing anything like this and I was a 16-year-old, impressionable [email protected] @mandymooremm," he wrote via Instagram. "Had to steal the pic, Hun #awalktoremember #reunion.""Shane was so cool.Everything about him — the way he dressed, the little cigarettes that he smoked, and the music he listened to.I was just so caught up in the moment and the experience," Moore told the mag.It's hard to believe, but it's been exactly 15 years since A Walk To Remember was released, and on the back of its anniversary, the film's stars, Mandy Moore and Shane West reunited to reminisce about their experiences on set.
'He was the character to me and there was definitely a part of me that absolutely fell in love with him.'Based on the Nicholas Sparks novel of the same name, the film tells the story of a rebellious teenage boy named Landon, who falls for the sweet Jamie.But the unlikely couple soon discovers their relationship is destined for heartbreak.Despite the obvious chemistry between the film's leads, Shane, 38, admits Mandy almost didn't get the role.'There was someone else – who I’m not going to say right now — whose name was batted around for Mandy’s role.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.