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Three More Join the Divergent Cast

By March 25, 2013

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Ben Lloyd HughesThree more actors have joined the cast of Divergent, the sci-fi action thriller based on the first book of Veronica Roth's bestselling series. Christian Madsen, Ben Lamb, and Ben Lloyd-Hughes have signed on to join a cast which is led by Shailene Woodley and includes Theo James, Kate Winslet, Jai Courtney, Zoe Kravitz, Ansel Elgort, and Maggie Q.

Neil Burger's set to direct the project which is set up at Summit Entertainment. Vanessa Taylor did the most recent version of the script.

The official synopsis: "Divergent is a thrilling adventure set in a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities, Tris Prior (Woodley) is warned she is Divergent and will never fit into any one group. When she discovers a conspiracy to destroy all Divergents, she must find out what makes being Divergent so dangerous before it's too late."

Lloyd-Hughes, whose most recent role was in director Mike Newell's Great Expectations, will tackle the role of 'Will.' Lamb is set to play 'Edward' and Madsen handle the role of 'Al.'

Divergent will open in theaters on March 21, 2014.

(Photo of Ben Lloyd Hughes by Rich Hardcastle)


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