Divergent Movie announces casting of Tobias “Four” Eaton!

Divergent (Image Credit: Veronica Roth) / Theo James (Image Credit: Crestock)

Divergent (Image Credit: Veronica Roth) / Theo James (Image Credit: Crestock)

The most highly anticipated and hotly debated role in the Divergent movie franchise has finally been cast! After months worth of speculation, messages tweeted and deleted, and multiple screen tests, the film has finally found its leading man. Ladies and gentleman, meet the big screen version of Tobias “Four” Eaton, actor Theo James!

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New casting news for Divergent’s ‘Four’ has it down to three actors!

Divergent (Image Credit: Veronica Roth)/ Jeremy Irvine, Alex Pettyfer (Image Credit: Crestock)

Divergent (Image Credit: Veronica Roth)/ Jeremy Irvine, Lucas, Till, Alex Pettyfer (Image Credit: Crestock)

Looks like two new faces are joining the list of possible actors to play “Four” in the film adaptation of Divergent! Latest reports say Alex Pettyfer and Jeremy Irvine are now being considered for the role, along with Lucas Till whose name has been tossed around for some time now. As previously reported, Shailene Woodley will be taking on the lead role in the film with fans hotly debating which actor would make the perfect “Four” to her “Tris.” If this new information is to be believed, many of the fan favorites for the role have already been ruled out, but successful franchises have been launched despite initial fan backlash to casting.

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‘Divergent’ 101: Getting to know Hollywood’s Next Big Thing

Image Credit: Veronica Roth

If you’ve been paying attention to movie news in recent weeks, then you’ve probably heard the name Divergent thrown around once or twice. And with speculation about up-and-coming names like Shailene Woodley, Alexander Ludwig and Colton Haynes being thrown around as potentials for the leading roles, it’s really no surprise that the book-to-movie adaption is gaining this much attention so early in the production process. Continue reading

The Rise of Dystopia: ‘Divergent’ Gets a Release Date

Image Credit: John Picken / Veronica Roth

Lately, Young Adult literature has been taking over the movie industry in big ways. From the wild success of Stephanie Meyer’s Twilight and Suzanne Collins’ The Hunger Games to the recent release of The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, Hollywood Big Shots are looking towards the already written word to develop their next blockbusters. Continue reading

Poll: Who is Your Ideal “Divergent” Four?

POLL: Who is Your Ideal Divergent Four?

Casting young actors and actresses for leading roles in highly anticipated movies is always a challenge. And often times, those chosen end up being different than what most fans want to see. The case is no different for Veronica Roth’s novel Divergent, and fans have already planned out who meets the criteria for their Tris and Four. Continue reading