Divergent Movie

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Who's Involved:

Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Kate Winslet, Maggie Q, Evan Daugherty, Doug Wick, Miles Teller, Zoe Kravitz, Mekhi Phifer, Ben Lamb, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Amy Newbold, Shailene Woodley, Jai Courtney, Ashley Judd, Neil Burger, Pouya Shahbazian, Lucy Fisher, Tony Goldwyn, Christian Madsen, Vanessa Taylor, John Kelly, Rachel Shane

Release Date:

Friday, March 21, 2014 Nationwide

intense violence and action, thematic elements and some sensuality
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

An adventure set in a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities, Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it's too late.

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Who stars in Divergent: Cast List

... Tris

Ferrari, Dumb Money  

... Tori

Fear The Night, Mission: Impossible III  

... Christina

The Batman, Dope  

... Caleb

West Side Story, The Divergent Series: Allegiant  

... Eric

The Divergent Series: Insurgent, 100% Wolf  

... Jeanine Matthews

Little Children, Titanic - 25 Year Anniversary  

... Will

The King's Daughter, Malevolent  

... Edward

The Divergent Series: Insurgent, A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby  

... Al

Palo Alto, Mr. Church  

... Four

The Divergent Series: Insurgent, The Divergent Series: Allegiant  

... Peter

The Ark and the Aardvark, The Divergent Series: Insurgent  

... Molly


Who's making Divergent: Crew List

A look at the Divergent behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Neil Burger last directed Voyagers and The Upside. The film's writer Vanessa Taylor last wrote Hillbilly Elegy and The Shape of Water.


Neil Burger


Lucy Fisher
Pouya Shahbazian
Doug Wick

Production: What we know about Divergent?

Key Facts

  1. The extremely popular young adult novel Divergent was written by first time author Veronica Roth and has topped the New York Times Best Sellers list ever since being published in May of 2011 by Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins Publishers.
  2. Zoe Kravitz will play Christina, a member of the Dauntless faction, which embodies bravery, and who becomes friends with Tris.
  3. Maggie Q will play Tori, a tattooed owner of a tattoo parlor who is part of the choosing ceremony that divides people into factions. She ends up helping ShaileneWoodley's character, Tris.
  4. Based on the young adult novel by Veronica Roth. Summit also has rights to sequel Insurgent, released in May. The untitled third book in the trilogy is due out in fall 2013.

Filming Timeline

  1. 2014 - February: The film was set to Completed  status.
  2. 2013 - August: The film was set to Post-Production  status.
  3. 2013 - April: The film was set to Production  status.

    On April 8, 2013, Summit Entertainment has announced principal photography has commenced in Chicago.

  4. 2012 - August: The film was set to Pre-Production  status.

    Planning to start production Spring 2013. Chicago is being eyed.

  5. 2011 - March: The film was set to Development  status.
  6. 2011 - February: The film was set to Announced  status.

Divergent Release Date: When was the film released?

Divergent was a Nationwide release in 2014 on Friday, March 21, 2014. There were 13 other movies released on the same date, including Muppets Most Wanted, Nymphomaniac: Part One and 50 to 1.

Divergent DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Divergent was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 .

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