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Naomi Watts Joins the ‘Divergent’ Cast

InsurgentAcademy Award-nominated actress Naomi Watts has joined the Divergent movie cast.

In the remaining three installments of this film franchise, Watts will play the Factionless group leader Evelyn. According to The Hollywood Reporter, shooting for the Insurgent adaptation has already commenced in Atlanta, GA.

Actors Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Kate Winslet and Miles Teller have returned to reprise their roles from Divergent. Earlier this year, Lionsgate announced that Oscar winner Octavia Spencer signed on to play Amity faction leader Johanna. Recently, author Veronica Roth sat with Vulture and confirmed that the filmmakers intend to cast an actor to play the character Uriah for Insurgent.

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Grouplove Unveils ‘Let Me In’ From ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Soundtrack

Grouplove has released an audio video (embedded above) for the song “Let Me In.” The Huffington Post reports that this track is the band’s contribution to The Fault in Our Stars soundtrack.

A Facebook announcement has drawn more than 3,900 “likes.” Other recording artists who will also be featured on this album include folk singer Ed Sheeran, indie rocker Jake Bugg, and electronic pop songstress Charli XCX. Mashable unveiled the full song list last month.

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Writers Appear on the ‘Time 100 Most Influential People’ List

TimeTime has released its list of “100 Most Influential People.”

A number of writers have been included in this illustrious group such as young adult novelist John Green, nonfiction author Barbara Brown Taylor, memoirist Malala Yousafzai, novelist Arundhati Roy, and Pulitzer Prize winner Donna TarttYousafzai actually makes two appearances because she contributed a short piece honoring former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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Summit Entertainment Unveils ‘Divergent’ Clip

Summit Entertainment has released a new clip from the Divergent movie adaptation.

The video clip (embedded above) features an intense conversation between Shailene Woodley as hero Beatrice ‘Tris’ Prior and Kate Winslet as villain Jeanine Matthews.

According to Indiewire, this movie is set to hit theaters on March 21st. Follow this link to see more footage from the film. What do you think?

Veronica Roth To Publish Four ‘Divergent’ Short Stories

Young adult novelist Veronica Roth has written four new short stories set in the Divergent universe.

All of the stories will feature the perspective of the lead male character Tobias “Four” Eaton. The actual novels are narrated by the heroine Beatrice “Tris” Prior.

HarperCollins’ Katherine Tegen Books will release all four pieces in eBook format. The first story, “The Transfer,” is scheduled to come out on September 24, 2013. The titles of the other three pieces have not yet been revealed.

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Shailene Woodley Cast in ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ Adaptation

The Descendants actress Shailene Woodley has been cast as Hazel Grace Lancaster in the upcoming film adaptation of John Green‘s The Fault in Our Stars, Entertainment Weekly reports.

As of this writing, the announcement has attracted 240 “likes” on Facebook. Green himself has endorsed Woodley in a blog post: “I am very excited about this. Here’s the thing, tumblr: Shailene Woodley loves The Fault in Our Stars. She really does, and in her audition, she just was Hazel—at least to me.”

The Golden Globe-nominated actress has taken roles in numerous book adaptation projects.

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Kate Winslet May Join ‘Divergent’ Adaptation

Academy Award-winning actress Kate Winslet might join the cast of Divergent.

At the moment, it’s not certain what role Winslet (pictured, via) will play in this film adaptation of Veronica Roth‘s New York Times-bestselling young-adult novel.

CinemaBlend.com speculates that she could portray one of the three following characters: head villain Jeanine Matthews, mother Natalie Prior and tattoo artist Tori. Variety reports that the movie will hit theaters on March 21, 2014.

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Shailene Woodley Cast in Divergent Adaptation

According to VarietyThe Descendants actress Shailene Woodley has been cast as Beatrice “Tris” Prior in the upcoming adaptation of Veronica Roth‘s Divergent.

Back in August 2011, Summit snatched up the film rights to Veronica Roth‘s Divergent. At the moment, men are being screened to play Tobias “Four” Eaton. Who would you pick to play this character?

Rumors have been swirling that some of the actors competing for this part include X-Men: First Class actor Lucas Till, War Horse actor Jeremy Irvine and Beastly actor Alex Pettyfer.

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