‘Insurgent’: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

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Insurgent will hit theaters on March 20, 2015.

The highly buzzed about sequel to Divergent has already started filming in Atlanta.

Here’s what we know about the project so far.

1. Shai and Theo Are Back

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The power couple will share the screen once again, and will be sure to spark dating rumors the second time around.

The film will focus on Tris and Four’s mission to unearth the history of their families while battling the Erudite faction.

As far as the rest of the Divergent cast, we will see Miles Teller, Kate Winslet, Ansel Elgort, Mekhi Phifer, Maggie Q, Jai Courtney and Zoe Kravitz in the sequel as well.

2. Bradley Cooper’s Girlfriend Was Cast

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Twenty-two year old model Suki Waterhouse will play Marlene, part of Dauntless.

According to Hypable, her character was left out of the first movie:

Suki Waterhouse will play Marlene, a Dauntless member who actually appears in Veronica Roth’s Divergent book but wasn’t cast for the film. In book one she’s seen during the capture the flag game and flirts with Four, who isn’t interested in her.

3. Jonny Weston Will Join

Chasing Mavericks actor Jonny Weston will play Edgar.

The actor will also appear in Taken 3, coming out in 2015.

4. It’s Based on the Second Veronica Roth Book in the Trilogy

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Twenty-five- year old author, Veronica Roth, has written the trilogy which the films are based upon.

Allegiant, Roth’s last of the three novels, will be adapted on screen in two parts.

It’s reported that the first Allegiant film will debut on March 18, 2016 and the second, on March 24, 2017.

Divergent earned an impressive $264.3 million worldwide, and it’s expected the following movies will be just as successful in the box office.

Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer predicted that Insurgent should earn $350 million to $400 million worldwide.

5. Octavia Spencer Stars

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The Academy Award winning actress will play Johanna, the leader of the Amity faction.

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