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Published On: Tue, Dec 17th, 2013

‘Divergent’ sequels ‘Insurgent’ ‘Allegiant’ get release dates, director won’t be back

Summitt announced target release dates for a pair of sequels to Divergent, which arrives next year. Director Neil Burger is now out for the second film.

Variety reports that Burger will not helm Insurgent, the second film in the franchise, adapting books by Veronica Roth. No details were released at this time.

The studio did finalize target dates for the next two films:  Insurgent on March 20, 2015, and finally Allegiant on March 18, 2016.

Shailene Woodley stars sa the lead character with Theo James, Jai Courtney, Miles Teller and Kate Winslet. Set in a dystopian Chicago, the  story centers on a society divided into five factions, each dedicated to a particular virtue — Candor, Abnegation, Dauntless, Amity and Erudite — with all 16-year-olds required on a particular day to select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives.

The life of the female protagonist Beatrice Prior (Woodley) changes dramatically when she switches factions.

Ray Stevenson, Zoe Kravitz, Maggie Q, Tony Goldwyn, and Ashley Judd also star.

Divergent arrives in theaters on March 21, 2014

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