[Movies] Kate Winslet in Talks for Divergent for Director Neil Burger
Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 01.24.2013
New adventure story...
Variety reports that actress Kate Winslet is in talks to appear in Neil Burger's new project Divergent.
Shailene Woodley is already attached to lead the adventure picture which is centered around the choice of deciding who you are and discovering who you can be. The story is set a future where America is divided into five ideological factions to stabilize society and uphold peace, every citizen must choose a permanent faction at age 16 - either their own or another. Struggling to survive her initiation into the most aggressive and physically demanding of the factions, Beatrice Prior must uncover her true hidden strengths and risk her family, her new found love, and her very own life to defuse a mysterious conspiracy which could change the balance of power forever.
Winslet will next appear in the sketch anthology Movie 43. Divergent is set to hit theaters on March 21, 2014 with Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher producing for Red Wagon Entertainment along with Pouya Shahbazian.