According to publishers weekly, the combined three volumes of the divergent series sold over 6. Four is 18 and has risen to prominence within the dauntless faction in the two short years since his own initiation. Buy products related to divergent movie series products and see what customers say about divergent movie series products on. No, she said at the premiere of big little lies, her new hbo series. Aug 02, 2017 i think fans of the divergent series feel pretty screwed over by lionsgate for deciding to divide the third book into two movies, then never making the fourth film. Tris shailene woodley shares a message of determination with the newly liberated citizens of chicago.
The scifi drama is based on the books by veronica roth and stars shailene. It was the first movie in the trilogy, and you can say it was the best out of the three. What ever happened to the last divergent movie, ascendant. When she discovers a conspiracy by a faction leader kate winslet to destroy all divergents, tris must learn to trust in the mysterious four theo james and. Mar 28, 2020 making matters worse, the divergent series box office profits took a steady slide over its run. Shailene woodley drops out of final divergent film cbs.
Divergent is a series of young adult science fiction adventure novels set in a postapocalyptic chicago. I happened across divergent and wow i was absolutely hooked. In a world divided by factions based on virtues, tris learns shes divergent and wont fit in. That divergent tv series is finally happening, probably. Final divergent film to skip theaters and go straight to tv. Shailene woodley is back for the third part of the scifi series based on the hit ya trilogy. Lionsgate prioritizes power rangers over divergent. Ascendant, the fourth chapter and final movie based on the bestselling. Since ascendant will most likely be completely recast anyway, why not just start over. As a book series, sales for divergent and the hunger games are neckandneck, but as a movie, well the divergent series hasnt been that great.
Following the huge success of the hunger games franchise starring jennifer lawrence, there was a shortlived fad of movie adaptations of ya scifi novels. The divergent book vs the divergent movie book series in order. Aug 04, 2017 after the last film in the divergent series, allegiant, bombed at the box office, lionsgate decided to turn the final installment, ascendant, into a tv movie. The lionsgate film, titled ascendant, is now a tv only release. After the last film in the divergent series, allegiant, bombed at the box office, lionsgate decided to turn the final installment, ascendant, into a tv movie. The plan is to create a fullblown television series based in the divergent universe. Allegiant made the decision to split veronica roths final book in two, which is a tactic the harry potter and hunger games movie franchises also employed. Mar 21, 2015 as a book series, sales for divergent and the hunger games are neckandneck, but as a movie, well the divergent series hasnt been that great.
Divergent series will wrap up with tv movie exclusive variety. The film is the first installment in the divergent series and was produced by lucy fisher, pouya shahbazian, and douglas wick, with a screenplay by evan daugherty and vanessa taylor. Shailene woodley is officially passing on the divergent tv movie. Much like most people after the hunger games, i was looking for a new young adult dystopian series to read. A major problem was eulers idea that any divergent series should have a natural sum, without first defining what is meant by the sum of a divergent series. With shailene woodley, theo james, jeff daniels, naomi watts. And while both books have strong young heroines, the books and movies are actually quite different. Divergent is a thrilling actionadventure film set in a world where people are divided into distinct factions based on human virtues. Sep 28, 2014 test your knowledge about the movie, divergent. The divergent film series should just start over hypable. Aug 04, 2017 the divergent series has the material to make a great series of movies, if done correctly. Divergent is a 2014 american dystopian science fiction action film directed by neil burger, based on the 2011 novel of the same name by veronica roth.
Hollywood is littered with surefire hits that turned into box office duds, but somehow, the divergent series managed to. Tris prior shailene woodley is warned she is divergent and will never fit into any one group. The divergent films focused on a futuristic society where people are broken up into social and personalityrelated factions. Okay, onto divergent the book versus divergent the movie. That divergent tv series is finally happening, probably without any of the original cast. Feb 09, 2017 no, she said at the premiere of big little lies, her new hbo series. Ascendant and was originally slated to be released march.
Ascendant was supposed to wrap up the scifi saga but was eventually abandoned, and heres why that cancellation occurred. How divergent movies turned into a disaster buzzfeed news. And thats exactly where the renamed the divergent series. She proved shes a true movie star and she was set to bring the role of tris to life in three more movies in the divergent series based on author. Jul 21, 2016 the fourth movie in the divergent series is headed straight to television. Dec 21, 2018 as reported earlier, lionsgate was developing the final part of the divergent movie franchise as a tv series for starz. Yet as soon as the first divergent movie made money, lionsgatesummit announced that allegiant, the final book in the trilogy, would be split into two, following the moneymaking template set by harry potter, twilight, and the hunger games. Unfortunately, by the time the third entry arrived in 2016, there was already clear signs that interest in dystopian ya blockbusters was waning, and the divergent. A fourth film was initially planned, with a march 2017 release, based on the latter half of the allegiant book. Distributed by summit entertainment and lionsgate films, the series consists of three science fiction films set in a dystopian society. Everything you need to know about the divergent series vox.
The protagonist and narrator is a sixteenyearold girl from abnegation named beatrice prior. The divergent series has the material to make a great series of movies, if done correctly. On the one hand, you threw yourself on the dog rather than let it attack the little girl, which is an abnegationoriented responsebut on the other, when the man told you that the truth would save him, you still refused to tell it. Divergent 4 just got hit with some bad news cinemablend. Since 2014, the divergent series has been trying to capitalize on the young adult action movie craze and achieve the same kind of success as. Allegiant notice the lack of part 1 picks up on march 18, 2016. Based on the bestselling ya novels by veronica roth, the divergent series featured a great cast of up and coming actors, including shailene. Insurgent was released on march 20, 2015, in the united states in 2d, digital 3d, reald 3d, and imax 3d. Shailene woodley tris stars in the divergent series. Please add any differences between the two that you noticed. In the lead up to the release of the film adaptation, roths novel topped usa today s bestselling books list in january 2014.
I ended up reading all the books very fast with divergent being my. Tris prior shailene woodley is warned she is divergent and. The novel opens with beatrices mother cutting her hair. Divergent 4 isnt hitting theaters, heres what we know.
I think fans of the divergent series feel pretty screwed over by lionsgate for deciding to divide the third book into two movies, then never making the fourth film. There is new hope for fans of the divergent series. Methought the movie ended abruptly with a nonsensical cliffhanger, but come to find out, the divergent series has jumped on the ya film franchise ltrain of splitting the final book into two films. The following are noted differences between the original divergent book and divergent film. But since that was supposed to be the release date for shailene woodleys fourth and final divergent series movie, ascendant will now open on june 9 th of 2017. It is the first film of the series to be released in 3d formats and the second film in the franchise to be released in imax following the first film. Why the divergent film series really fell apart looper. With shailene woodley, theo james, kate winslet, jai courtney. Divergent is set in the future, in a dystopian version of chicago that has been divided into five factions. Augustinlouis cauchy eventually gave a rigorous definition of the sum of a convergent series, and for some time after this, divergent series were mostly excluded from mathematics. Ascendant tv series on starz could conclude divergent. After the earthshattering revelations of insurgent, tris must escape with four beyond the wall that encircles chicago, to finally discover the shocking truth of the world around them.
With divergent, it seemed to be an especially risky cashgrab, given that most fans hated the final book. The final chapter, ascendant, was originally set to be released as a film in june 2017, but the studio scrapped the plan after watching the. As reported earlier, lionsgate was developing the final part of the divergent movie franchise as a tv series for starz. The divergent movies based on veronica roths trilogy were. The fourth and final movie of the divergent series, which stars shailene woodley, miles teller and ansel elgort, will skip theaters and go straight to tv, according to variety and the hollywood.
The divergent series is a feature film trilogy based on the divergent novels by the american author veronica roth. Divergent will inevitably be compared by many to that other ya book series, hunger games. The locations change and the characters each get a new tattoo, but theres nothing very divergent. Shailene woodley drops out of final divergent film cbs news. The final divergent movie was called the worst by the internet, so i watched it listen, i really liked the divergent book, but i didnt see the last movie so i decided to watch. Divergent book to film differences divergent wiki fandom.1204 41 215 1484 935 305 1503 1199 77 1324 884 114 821 757 367 1199 1478 44 211 466 1383 1057 1363 1051 1169 1375 749 158 701 871