DIVERGENT (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

Shailene Woodley (The Descendants), Theo James (The Inbetweeners Movie), Ansel Elgort (Carrie), Ray Stevenson (Thor), Kate Winslet (Revolutionary Road), Zoë Kravitz (X-Men: First Class), Maggie Q (Die Hard 4.0), Jai Courtney (A Good Day to Die Hard), Miles Teller (That Awkward Moment), Mekhi Phifer (8 Mile), Tony Goldwyn (Ghost), Ashley Judd (Double Jeopardy), Ben Lamb (The White Queen), Ben Lloyd-Hughes (Great Expectations), Christian Madsen (Refuge From The Storm)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Neil Burger (The Illusionist), director; Evan Daugherty (Killing Season) and Vanessa Taylor (Hope Springs), writers; Lucy Fisher (The Great Gatsby), Pouya Shabazian (film debut) and Douglas Wick (Gladiator), producers; Junkie XL (300: Rise of an Empire), composer; Alwin H. Küchler (Hanna), cinematographer; Richard Francis-Bruce (The Shawshank Redemption), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In a futuristic dystopia where humanity is separated into five groups based on their different virtues, teenagers are forced to decide whether to remain in their groups or switch to another for the rest of their lives. Tris Prior (Woodley) is one such teenager, but tests show that she is a Divergent which means she does not fit into any one group and can prove fatal if her secret was exposed…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Despite following in the footsteps of The Hunger Games [too obvious] Twilight [oh God, no] any other YA futuristic novel not created by Stephanie Meyer or Suzanne Collins, Divergent should prove to have enough strength to stand on its own with suspenseful action and a fine cast.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 4TH APRIL 2014

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