Divergent Movie

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Who's Involved:

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

Release Date:

Friday, March 21, 2014 (Nationwide)

intense violence and action, thematic elements and some sensuality

Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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

"The Mauritanian" , "The Spectacular Now"  

... Tori

"The Protégé" , "Fantasy Island"  

... Christina

"The Batman" , "KIMI"  

... Caleb

"West Side Story" , "The Divergent Series: Ascendant"  

... Eric

"The Suicide Squad" , "Buffaloed"  

... Jeanine Matthews

"Avatar 2" , "Titanic"  

... Will

"The King's Daughter" , "Malevolent"  

... Edward

"The Divergent Series: Insurgent" , "The Warrior Queen of Jhansi"  

... Al

"Mr. Church" , "Palo Alto"  

... Four

"Archive" , "London Fields"  

... Peter

"Top Gun: Maverick" , "Project X"  

... 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. February 2014: The film was in Completed status.
  2. August 2013: The film was in Post-Production status.
  3. April 2013: The film was in Production status.
  4. On April 8, 2013, Summit Entertainment has announced principal photography has commenced in Chicago.

  5. August 2012: The film was in Pre-Production status.
  6. Planning to start production Spring 2013. Chicago is being eyed.

  7. March 2011: The film was in Development status.
  8. February 2011: The film was in Announced status.

Divergent Release Date: When was the film released?

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

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

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