Shailene Woodley and boyfriend Ben Volavola make red carpet debut

Their big debut! Shailene Woodley and her boyfriend, Ben Volavola, walked the red carpet together for the first time as a couple at the premiere of her movie Adrift on Wednesday, May 23.

The actress, 26, arrived at Regal L.A. Live Stadium 14 in Los Angeles in a low-cut silver Rochas gown, while the Union Bordeaux Bègles rugby player, 27, wore a navy suit over a partially unbuttoned white dress shirt. The pair were all smiles as they posed arm-in-arm.

Later in the evening, Woodley and Volavola attended an afterparty at Wolfgang Puck’s nearby Asian restaurant WP24.

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LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: Actress Shailene Woodley (L) and Rugby Football Player Ben Volavola (R) attend the premiere of STX Films' 'Adrift' at Regal LA Live Stadium 14 on May 23, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: Actress Shailene Woodley (L) and Rugby Football Player Ben Volavola (R) attend the premiere of STX Films' 'Adrift' at Regal LA Live Stadium 14 on May 23, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 23: (L-R) Shailene Woodley and Ben Volavola attend the premiere of 'Adrift' at Regal LA Live Stadium 14 on May 23, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tibrina Hobson/Getty Images)
PARIS, FRANCE - JANUARY 24: Shailene Woodley and Ben Volavola are seen arriving at Valentino Haute Couture Spring Summer 2018 show as part of Paris Fashion Week on January 24, 2018 in Paris, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 21: Ben Volavola of North Harbour and actress Shailene Woodley reacting following the Mitre 10 Cup Semi Final match between Canterbury and North Harbour at AMI Stadium on October 21, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)
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CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 21: Ben Volavola of North Harbour and actress Shailene Woodley look on following the Mitre 10 Cup Semi Final match between Canterbury and North Harbour at AMI Stadium on October 21, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)
when you facetime yo man first thing in the am only to discover he’s already wearing black in support of @timesupnow. damn i love him. #crushinghard
CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 21: Ben Volavola of North Harbour and actress Shailene Woodley kissing following the Mitre 10 Cup Semi Final match between Canterbury and North Harbour at AMI Stadium on October 21, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand. (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)
thanks for the swag @stellamccartney & @mizunoeurope
I HOPE YOU FIND TIME TODAY TO DO SOMETHING WEIRD AND LAUGH YOUR FACE OFF.
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“I will remember this movie as the movie that reminded me why I love to do what I do,” the Big Little Lies star told Us Weekly on the red carpet of Adrift. “Every project adds something to your passion list, but this one changed my life. This one really shifted a lot of paradigms that I had surrounding Mother Nature, surrounding human will and surrounding love.”

The Baltasar Kormákur-directed romantic drama follows the true story of a couple, Tami Oldham (Woodley) and Richard Sharp (Sam Claflin), who sail directly into one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in history and must navigate from the middle of the Pacific Ocean to Hawaii without any tools or outside communication.

Woodley and Volavola met while she was filming the movie on location in Fiji last year. She made their relationship Instagram official in January with a sweet photo of the two kissing.

Adrift hits theaters on Friday, June 1.

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