Golden Globe nominated Shailene Woodley is ready for to topple any oppressive regime that stands in her way. Alongside her co-stars Theo James, and Academy Award winner Kate Winslet, the trio are featured in a new trailer released by Lionsgate earlier today.
Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer joins returning cast members Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q and Mekhi Phifer in this, the second installment, of the popular franchise. The films are based on author Veronica Roth’s New York Times best seller, and the film was directed by Robert Schwentke from a screenplay by Brian Duffield and Akiva Goldsman.
Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher are producing the film through their Red Wagon Entertainment banner along with Pouya Shahbazian. Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman are executive producing through their Mandeville Films banner along with Neil Burger and Barry Waldman. Lionsgate will release INSURGENT theatrically in North America through its Summit Entertainment label on Friday, March 20, 2015.
DIVERGENT has already grossed more than $260 million at the worldwide box office, making the film Lionsgate’s highest-grossing domestic box office release outside THE HUNGER GAMES and TWILIGHT franchises.
The third and fourth installments in the series, ALLEGIANT – PARTS 1 & 2, are slated for release on March 18, 2016 and March 24, 2017, respectively.