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'Divergent' Sets Date for Third Film 'Allegiant,' Loses Director Neil Burger for the Sequel

by Nick Romano December 17, 2013 @ 9:03 AM
Lionsgate, Summit Entertainment
Lionsgate seems determined to see the 'Divergent' film trilogy, starring Shailene Woodley, to the end, but it's going to have to do that without director Neil Burger. As the studio sets a release date for the third and final installment in the series, 'Allegiant,' Burger has bowed out of helming any forthcoming sequels.

'Divergent' Trailer: Shailene Woodley Must Face Her Worst Fears

by Jacob Hall November 13, 2013 @ 11:09 AM
The business of adapting bestselling young-adult books into movies can result in untold riches (see 'The Hunger Games' and 'Harry Potter') or it can result in something instantly and completely forgettable (does anyone remember 'The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones'?). The upcoming adaptation of Veronica Roth's novel is certainly hoping for the former, and unlike so much of the competition, the new 'Divergent' trailer makes it look like the film may have the pedigree to pull it off.

'Divergent' Poster: Shailene Woodley Is on the Edge of Glory

by Nick Romano November 12, 2013 @ 1:20 PM
As 'The Hunger Games: Catching Fire' is ready to unleash itself upon theater goers next week, the first installment of a new young-adult film franchise has kicked off its campaign. Summit has unveiled its official 'Divergent' poster, featuring the faces of the series Shailene Woodley and Theo James.

We Ask the 'Divergent' Cast to Explain the Film to Newbies

by Jordan Hoffman August 26, 2013 @ 11:30 AM
Jerod Harris, Getty Images
If you watched the new 'Divergent' trailer this morning and wondered, "Wait, what exactly is this?," don't feel bad. We did too. Despite being based on the insanely popular book series and being touted as "the next 'Hunger Games'," we'll admit to not knowing much about the story or why it's become such a sensation. So, we went to some people who we thought might know: the cast of 'Divergent.'

'Divergent' Trailer: Shailene Woodley Runs for Her Life

by Britt Hayes August 25, 2013 @ 7:54 PM
Tonight at MTV's VMAs (how do they even have video music awards when they don't play music videos?), the first full trailer for Summit's hot new young adult adaptation 'Divergent' made its debut. The film, starring Shailene Woodley and Miles Teller (both of recent indie 'The Spectacular Now') looks to breathe new life into the genre, much like its predecessor, 'The Hunger Games.' Is this the start of a new franchise? Summit sure hopes so, and this trailer has us hopeful, too.

10 Young Adult Movie Adaptations You Probably Forgot Existed

by Jacob Hall August 19, 2013 @ 2:00 PM
Paramount Pictures/20th Century Fox/New Line Cinema
We live in an age where every Hollywood studio wants to find the next Harry PotterĀ or Hunger Games franchise.Ā Adaptations of young adult novels are big business, and these three franchises have the billions to prove it.
On paper, these are instant...

Comic-Con 2013: 'Divergent' Reveals New Stills

by Jacob Hall July 19, 2013 @ 3:30 PM
With Comic-Con 2013 officially in full swing, news about some of the most anticipated films on the horizon has stopped trickling and started gushing. You may have already read our comprehensive report of what went down at the panel for 'Divergent,' but now you can get a little taste of what everyone who was in attendance actually got to see! A new batch of stills from the hotly anticipated adaptation of the popular young adult series has arrived, giving us a new look at stars Shailene Woodley, Kate Winslet and more!

Comic-Con 2013: 'Ender's Game' and 'Divergent' Panels Debut Footage and a Grumpy Harrison Ford

by Nick Romano July 18, 2013 @ 5:00 PM
Summit Entertainment
Thursday, Jul. 18 on Comic-Con 2013's bustling Hall H stage was home to two highlights from the young-adult movie genre's upcoming slate. Summit Entertainment, the studio behind 'The Twilight Saga,' kicked things off with panel presentations for 'Ender's Game' and 'Divergent,' both bringing with them a slew of guests and tons of updates, including the first footage from 'Divergent.'