Monday 11 March 2013

CASTING NEWS: Tori, Caleb, & Christina

After a few months of quiet on the movie front, some exciting news was just announced! 3 new castings for Divergent - check out the deets below:
From THR: "Maggie Q, Zoe Kravitz and Ansel Elgort have closed deals to join the cast of Divergent, Summit/Lionsgate’s adaptation of Veronica Roth’s YA novel.
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 Woodley’s character, Tris.

Kravitz will play Christina, a member of the Dauntless faction, which embodies bravery, and who becomes friends with Tris.
Elgort has nabbed the highly sought-after role of Caleb, Woodley’s brother who turns his back on his family, part of the Abnegation clan, to be part of the Erudite clan.

Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher are producing, as is Pouya Shahbazian. The production is hoping to planning on shooting in Chicago this spring."

ETA: Added Veronica Roth's reaction:  "Yes! I am beyond excited to be able to share this news with you at last! They are all extremely talented (not to mention spectacular matches for the characters in my head) and I'm so happy that they're going to be a part of the Divergent movie."

Update: Ansel (Caleb) reacts:

"Thank you divergent fans for being so embracing and giving me so much support already. I cannot wait to begin filming on this incredible book. It is truly an honor." Ansel.

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