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Cue all the hand flailing because a first glimpse of the "Divergent" movie is in, initiates!
Yes, it's super duper early — considering the fact that production, like, just started — but Summit Entertainment knows they've got a cash cart on track here and wants this train to roll into Tinseltown (by way of futuristic Chicago) at full speed.
"Twilight" studio Summit Entertainment (now part of "The Hunger Games" studio Lionsgate) snagged up the movie rights for the trilogy-starter long before it even reached bookstores and then quickly set "Snow White and the Huntsman" scribe Evan Daugherty on the case to adapt the picture. After a long period of waiting (and waiting, and waiting), a release date for the picture has finally been announced. Get More »
"Harry Potter" is over -- probably forever. "The Twilight Saga" is drawing its second-to-last breaths in the box office and, while "The Hunger Games" hasn't yet hit theaters, March will be here and gone before we know it.
What's a YA-meets-movies fan supposed to do?
Derive comfort from Veronica Roth's deal with Summit, that's what. The studio that brought "Twilight" to life snapped up the rights to her debut novel "Divergent" last March, and with "Snow White and the Huntsman" writer Evan Daugherty tackling the adaptation, we're more excited than ever to see Roth's chilling vision of the future on the big screen.
In honor of Dystopian Week — an online celebration we're having with our friends at theFABlife and Hollywood Crush — we talked to Ms. Roth and got the scoop on her plans for "Divergent" the movie, her casting wishes and whether she'd like to show up in cameos, a la Stephenie Meyer. (We should mention that we once mistook the 22-year-old author for a movie star at a Summit party so... yes please, cameo.) Get More »