Woodley is the star, but she was reluctant to take the role at first. "My agents were like, ‘are you f—ing crazy?’ But I said if this movie is successful, things will change and I don’t want that,” she told Entertainment Weekly today. Set in a futuristic dystopia, "Divergent" centers on a who teenager seeks to break free from her homogeneous society that divides people based on human traits. She leaves her faction and joins a rival group, where she falls for an older man.
Directed by Neil Burger ("Limitless"), "Divergent" also co-stars Kate Winslet, Miles Teller, Jai Courtney, Ashley Judd, Tony Goldwyn, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, Ansel Elgort, Christian Madsen, Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Ben Lamb, and Amy Newbold. Will it be more "Beautiful Creatures" (YA flop) than "Hunger Games" (a YA hit)? Time till tell, but man those fans are loud and vocal. 6 new images below featuring co-star Theo James via EW (hat tip Collider).DIVERGENT is a thrilling 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.