Four’s the charm for “Golden Boy” and “Downton Abbey” actor Theo James, who’s been tapped to play the male lead in “Divergent.”
Fans of the bestselling YA book have been eagerly following casting news, much like “Hunger Games” lovers did a couple years ago. With “The Descendants” star Shailene Woodley already on board to play the heroine, Beatrice “Tris” Prior, many wondered who would take on the role of her intense… Continue reading 'Divergent' Casting: Four Goes to Theo James! Plus: Kate Winslet, Aaron Eckhart, and More
Summit Entertainment has picked up the film rights to Veronica Roth’s novel “Divergent,” which hits stores in May. Red Wagon’s Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher will produce the adaptation.
The book is described as follows:
In Beatrice Prior’s dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtueCandor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent)… Continue reading Summit Picks Up Veronica Roth's Divergent