Wednesday, June 4, 2014

INSURGENT CASTING NEWS: NAOMI WATTS to portray the role of Evelyn!

The Hollywood Reporter said, "Naomi Watts has signed on to join the next three films in Lionsgate's Divergent franchise.

The actress, who recently committed to star in Gus Van Sant's Sea of Trees opposite Matthew McConaughey, is joining the cast of Divergent sequel Insurgent as Evelyn, leader of the Factionless. Watts' deal calls for to co-star in the futuristic franchise's two final movies, which are based on Veronica Roth's YA novel Allegiant, the final book in the Divergent trilogy. 
Watts will jump right to Insurgent, which began shooting last week in Atlanta. Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Kate Winslet and Miles Teller -- who all appeared in Divergent -- return for the sequel." 

READ their full ARTICLE here

The Divergent Franchise seems to be really packing it up with huge Hollywood names, Kate Winslet and now we've got Naomi Watts on our ship. Haha! What can you say about this casting news, fellow booknerds and Initiates?

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