Movies – Tris and Four must “Stand Together” in final trailer for “Insurgent”

As promised, Lionsgate has released the final trailer for the highly awaited Insurgent. The trailer opens up with a haunting version of Louis Armstrong’s “What a Wonderful World” performed by Joseph William Morgan featuring Shadow Royale. From there, it gets into the heart of the situation Tris (Shailene Woodley) and Four (Theo James) have to face.

(photo via Entertainment Weekly)
(photo via Entertainment Weekly)

Insurgent will be hitting theaters March 20 and also stars Octavia Spencer, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, Daniel Dae Kim, Naomi Watts, and Kate Winslet. Watch the trailer below:

What do you think of this new trailer? Are you looking forward to seeing Insurgent on the big screen?

Movies – Final “Insurgent” trailer premiering tomorrow

The highly anticipated sequel to Divergent is just weeks away from hitting theaters, but Lionsgate still has one more trailer to share with fans. Earlier this afternoon, the studio announced on social media that the final trailer will be premiering and tickets will be going on sale tomorrow.

Theo James and Shailene Woodley in Insurgent (photo via IMDb)
Theo James and Shailene Woodley in Insurgent (photo via IMDb)

American fans have a chance to win tickets through Fandango and Lionsgate by Tweeting #InsurgentTickets and tagging the official Divergent Twitter. Hurry – the contest is from 2pm-6pm PST TODAY!

Here is the Tweet announcing the trailer and ticket sales:

Will you be heading to theaters to see Insurgent? What do you hope to see in the new trailer?

Casting News – Zac Efron to Star in and Produce “The Associate”

The Hollywood Reporter shared that actor Zac Efron will be starring and producing an adaptation of John Grisham’s The Associate.

Efron will be playing a Yale Law School grad who ends up being blackmailed by a group of criminals. These criminals force him to take a job at one of the world’s largest law firms so he can spy on powerful defence contractors.

The actor will also be producing under his production company, Ninja’s Runnin Wild, along with Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher, who will be representing Red Wagon Entertainment. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the next step for the producers is to find a screenwriter and then take it out to studios.

Photo via The Hollywood Reporter
Photo via The Hollywood Reporter

Efron has had a very busy year so far! He was in the comedy That Awkward Moment with Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan, which he also produced. Plus, his other comedic film, Neighbours, that was released on March 8.

What do you think of this casting and production news? Do you think this sounds like a good role for Efron? Are you a fan of John Grisham’s novels?

Source: The Hollywood Reporter

Movie Exclusive – “Entertainment Weekly” Releases New “Divergent” Stills

This week’s edition of Entertainment Weekly has a major feature on the upcoming Divergent adaptation that fans will surely love to read. EW has recently shared some more amazing new images from the highly awaited film! We have been very spoiled this week initiates!

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These new images give us a deeper look at the character relationships between Tris and the other Dauntless initiates. There are also some new images of Tris working hard during training sessions. Plus, some of the photos show the detail put into the set construction, props, and costumes.

Take a look at some of the stills in the gallery below and be sure to check out the rest on Entertainment Weekly.

Divergent is directed by Neil Burger and stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Kate Winslet, Maggie Q, Miles Teller, Zoe Kravitz, Ashley Judd, Ray Stevenson, Tony Goldwyn, and Jai Courtney.

Source: Entertainment Weekly

“Entertainment Weekly” Reveals Exclusive “Divergent” cover

Entertainment Weekly has revealed the most recent cover for a special edition of the magazine. This issue is going to have some exciting exclusives from the Divergent movie adaptation. The cover, of course, features Shailene Woodley and Theo James as their characters Tris and Four.

A major part of the feature is going to focus on the importance of a strong box office performance and how the Divergent series could be the next major young adult franchise.

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There will also be interviews with some of the stars of the franchise, exclusive photos, and some behind-the-scenes coverage. Be sure to pick up a copy when it hits newsstands later this week.

Additionally, EW released another exclusive still featuring also featuring Woodley and James. In this new still, Tris and Four seem to be taking a break from training and having romantic moment.

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What do you think of the new cover and the exclusive still? Will you be buying this edition of the magazine? Do you like reading behind-the-scenes information and articles? Do you think Divergent could be the next big young adult franchise? Share what you think in the comments below!

Sources: Entertainment Weekly (cover article), Entertainment Weekly (image)

Exclusive New “Divergent” Still of Shailene Woodley and Theo James

People released a new exclusive still from the Divergent adaptation featuring Shailene Woodley and Theo James.

In this new still, Tris (Woodley) and Four (James) seem to be having a private moment, which most likely happens after an intense action scene as Tris has a visible wound on her shoulder.

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Divergent is directed by Neil Burger and stars Ansel Elgort, Jai Courtney, Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, Maggie Q, Tony Goldwyn, Ashley Judd, and Kate Winslet. The release for this highly anticipated film is only a few weeks away (March 21, 2014). Stay tuned for a review Luminaries!

Are you looking forward to the Divergent adaptation? What do you think of this exclusive new image? Who is your favorite Divergent character?

Source: People.com

Movie Exclusive – “Divergent” Sequel Finds a Director

Summit Entertainment recently announced that they have officially found a director for the second movie in the Divergent series. Just as with the book series, the sequel will be called Insurgent. 

The studio has decided that director Robert Schwentke will helm the next instalment. Production on Insurgent has been pushed ahead and it is already set to be released on March 20, 2015. Due to this tight scheduling, the studio, unfortunately, is not able bring back director Neil Burger, as postproduction on the first film will be conflicting with preproduction for the sequel.

Photo by Frank Masi for Summit Entertainment
Robert Schwentke on the set of “Red” (Photo by Frank Masi for Summit Entertainment)

Schwentke and Akiva Goldsman will be working on the script based off of a draft that was previously written by Brian Duffield. Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher will also be producing Insurgent and representing Red Wagon Entertainment.

Divergent will be hitting theaters March 21, 2014 and stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Kate Winslet, Maggie Q, Miles Teller, Zoe Kravitz, Ashley Judd, Ray Stevenson, Tony Goldwyn, and Jai Courtney.

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Theo James and Shailene Woodley in “Divergent”

Sources: Deadline and Huffington Post Entertainment