Lionsgate released a new trailer for the studio’s upcoming sci-fi epic ‘Insurgent,’ as a special treat for fans that helped spread news about the film on social-media. The new trailer is called ‘Fight Back,’ and it features a look at a few of the locations and a quick glimpse of the storylines found within the second installment to the Divergent franchise.
This will be the second-installment to the four-part series, the film will once again star Golden Globe nominated actor Shailene Woodley, along with Theo James, and Academy Award winner Kate Winslet. Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer joins returning cast members Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q and Mekhi Phifer.
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.
INSURGENT raises the stakes for Tris as she searches for allies and answers in the dystopian ruins of a futuristic Chicago. Tris (Woodley) and Four (James) are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine (Winslet), the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris’s family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. Haunted by her past choices but desperate to protect the ones she loves, Tris, with Four at her side, faces one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world.
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.