With starring roles in The Final Destination (in 3-D!) and You and I, Shantel VanSanten is proving she’s a star in every dimension

By Joe La Puma, Photography by Smallz & Raskind
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If you’re looking for a chick to hang out with your boys and laugh at all your dick jokes, Shantel VanSanten may be your dream woman. The star of August’s The Final Destination and this fall’s girl-on-girl heavy You and I (opposite Mischa Barton) is the self-described “goofiest person ever” and doesn’t shy away from a little locker room talk. Which is great for all of us. But don’t get it twisted—when the 24-year-old Minnesota native and former swimsuit model says she’s “one of the guys,” she’s lying. You’ll know what we mean when you see her in 3-D.
What’s the weirdest thing about being in a 3-D flick?
Shantel VanSanten:
Yeah, most of the sex we have is a little bit weird too. What’s the 3-D version like?
Shantel VanSanten:Laughs
Ah, yes, the scene with Mischa. We’re looking forward to that one.
Shantel VanSanten:
Mischa’s a little more experienced with that, though—she kissed Olivia Wilde on The O.C. Did you feel any pressure to be a better kisser?
Shantel VanSanten:Laughs
So when you’re not kissing girls, what type of dudes do you like?
Shantel VanSanten:
If the guys you hang out with are always talking about penises, then my competition isn’t as stiff as I thought. Wait, I mean...

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