Production on ‘Divergent’ Has Officially Started!

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It’s an exciting day — shooting for the big screen adaption of Divergent is officially underway! After months of anticipation  – and waiting for those casting announcements! — Lionsgate confirmed in a press release that principal photography for the highly anticipated film began Monday April 8 in Chicago.

The film boasts quite the talented cast including Shailene Woodley as the film’s heroine, Tris, newcomer Theo James as her love interest Four, and Academy Award winner Kate Winslet as Jeanine Matthews. Other stars including Maggie Q, Jai Courtney, Miles Teller, Zoë Kravitz, and Ansel Elgort are part of the cast as well.

If you aren’t familiar with the YA novel, it centers on a 16-year-old girl named Tris who lives in futuristic, dystopian Chicago where society is split into different factions based on human traits. All 16-year-olds take place in a ceremony where they can choose to stay in their faction, or transition to a different one, which is largely frowned upon. Tris decides to abandon her family for a new faction, but struggles with the initiation process. While fighting to stay alive, she falls for one of her instructors, named Four.

Divergent is set to hit theaters on March 21, 2014. That’s not too far! Are you excited for Divergent to hit the big screen? Sound off in the comments!

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5 Responses to "Production on ‘Divergent’ Has Officially Started!"

  1. Teen.com
    Claire says:

    I AM SOOOOOOOOO EXCITED! I <3 DIVERGENT! TRIS + TOBIAS (FOUR) 4EVER!!!!!!!!!

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    Susan says:

    I wish they can provide some pictures of the behind the scenes.

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    mary says:

    yay

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    Stephanie says:

    I’m so excited!!!!!!!! But also extremely worried. Hopefully Summit will take a lesson from the Hunger Games and figure movies (based off a books) do better when they stick as close to the book as they can. I also think the cast is pretty good I’m super excited to see Maggie Q in it! I bet she is gonna play Tori.

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    Emily says:

    I am SO excited for this movie! I absolutely love the trilogy so far and reread it so many times!! I think that the cast is pretty close to how I imagined it to be! Excited!

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