Exciting casting news has just been confirmed via Summit Entertainment’s twitter account! The book to movie adaptation of Veronica Roth’s Dystopian Young Adult Novel has just cast three of the film’s key players! In addition to Shailene Woodley who will be starring in the lead role of Tris Prior and Kate Winslet (whose role has yet to be confirmed, but is believed to be Erudite Leader, Jeanine Matthews) the film has chosen its Caleb Prior, Christina, and Tori!
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.
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
Does Shailene Woodley fit your vision of Tris? Deadline is reporting that actress Shailene Woodley (The Secret Life of the American Teenager, The Descendants) is in talks to play the starring role of Beatrice “Tris” Prior in the upcoming movie adaptation of Veronica Roth’s Divergent. The film will be directed by Neil Burger (Limitless, The Lucky Ones) and the book has been adapted for the big screen by Evan Daugherty (Snow White And The Huntsman).
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
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