Following the success of the film adaptation of Veronica Roth’s YA dystopian novel “Divergent“, Shailene Woodley and Theo James will return to the sequel of the film, “Insurgent” as the release date of the sequel has been announced!
Lionsgate will roll out the sequel on March 20, 2015 through their sister company, Summit Entertainment label. The entertainment company is set to offer an enjoyable cinematic experience to the audience as it has been reported that the sequel will be released in both 2D and 3D.
“The Faults in Our Stars” actress Shailene Woodley will reprise her role as Tris while Theo James will return to the sequel as Tris’ love interest, Four.
Set in the dystopian future, the sequel will follow Tris and Four who are currently fugitives on the run as they are hunted by the leader of the power-hungry Edudite elite, Jeanie (played by Kate Winslet). The time is limited but the 2 must find out what Tris’ family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. But at the same time, Tris is desperate to protect her loved ones and becomes haunted by her past choices.
As she searches for allies, can Tris overcome her greatest challenge after unlocking the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world?
Directed by Robert Schwentke, the script of the “Insurgent” will be written by Brian Duffield, Akiva Goldsman and Mark Bomback. Through their Red Wagon Entertainment banner, Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher will be producing the sequel along with Pouya Shahbazian. Todd Lieberma and David Hoberman will be executive producing the film through their Mandeville Films banner along with Neil Burger and Barry Waldman.
Based on the award-winning novel of the same name, the film stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Octavia Spencer, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, and Mekhi Phifer. Titled “Allegiant Part 1 & 2”, the third and the fourth “Divergent” films are scheduled for release on March 18, 2016 and March 24, 2017 respectively.
To create a buzz, Lionsgate has also released a series of interactive posters below:
Caleb (played by Ansel Elgort)
Tori (played by Maggie Q)
Peter (played by Miles Teller)
Uriah (played by Keiynan Lonsdale)
Max (played by Mekhi Phifer)
Christina (played by Zoë Kravitz)
Four (played by Theo James)
Tris (played by Shailene Woodley)
What do you think of the interactive 3D posters? Can’t wait to see the film? Just visit the movie’s official Facebook page for more updates!