Divergent – Movie Casting CallsWith the amazing successes of such young adult novel film adaptations as The Hunger Games, Twilight and Harry Potter, movie studios around the world are looking for the next great material to turn into blockbuster movies and Summit Entertainment believes they have found the next sensation. Divergent the first novel in author Veronica Roth’s best selling trilogy is set to begin filming soon and producers and casting directors are looking for several up and coming actors to round out it’s exciting and talent packed cast. Performers of all ages can apply today for their chance at a role in what could be the next worldwide film phenomenon.Divergent is set in a dark, futuristic Chicago where society is split into five factions that are focused on the of particular human virtues – Erudite (the intelligent), Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave) and Amity (the peaceful). When each citizen turns sixteen years old they must decide which faction they will choose to pursue for the rest of their lives and this is where we meet the story’s heroine Beatrice Prior, on the precipice of the most important decision of her life. Will Beatrice choose stay with her family? Will she choose the faction that is true to herself? And what will the ramifications of her decision be? All of these questions and more will be answered as one of the most well defined female characters of a generation embarks on the adventure of lifetime and finds, romance, friendship and self discovery along the way. Divergent will be led by gifted director Neil Burger who’s last feature Limitless starring Academy Award nominee Bradley Cooper and Hollywood legend Robert Deniro opened to critical praise and earned an impressive $162 million at worldwide box offices. The producers have recruited some magnificent stars for a few principle roles so far including Golden Globe nominee Shailene Woodley (The Descendants, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, The Secret Life of the American Teenager), Academy Award winner Kate Winslet (Titanic, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Finding Neverland) and rising star Luke Kleintank (Gossip Girl, Bones, Haunted). There are still several roles of all sizes yet to be cast in this potential blockbuster series and submissions from actors of all ages are being accepted now. If you would like to apply for any of the available roles you can head here facebook.com/DivergentExtrasCasting and here facebook.com/AtmosphereCasting for more information on casting and the production. We will be sure to post casting updates as soon as they are released so keep checking back for more details and leave a comment for us and tell us why you want a chance to audition for the exciting new feature film Divergent.