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"Divergent" by Veronica Roth Film Casting Information

Casting directors are now casting for several acting roles. This motion picture has been described to become the next Hunger Games, and/or Twilight. So if you are interested in increasing exposure, media attention, opportunities, and even it is for a good time. This opportunity is perfect for you! Sign up for the casting director's Facebook Page for updates Click Here! Divergent is the debut novel of American author Veronica Roth and is the first installment in atrilogy. Set within a dystopian Chicago, the novel has been compared to similar young adult books such as The Hunger Games because of theme and target audience (young adults). Roth revealed that the idea for the series was born while she was studying in college. Summit Entertainment purchased the media rights to the book, and as of October 2012 is in the process of casting the film, also titled Divergent.
"Divergent" by Veronica Roth Film Casting Information
The second novel in the trilogy, Insurgent, was released in May 2012. The third book will be released in the fall of 2013. Summit Entertainment bought the rights to Divergent in October 2012. Neil Burger has been set as the director for Divergent. Shailene Woodley has been cast as Beatrice Prior. Lionsgate and Summit plan to distribute the film. Lionsgate-Summit’s feature adaptation of the dystopian teen tale, with screenplay by Evan Daugherty, is in pre-production now with plans to start filming later this year. If that proves a success at theaters, the company also holds rights to the author’s sequel, Insurgent. Casting directors are now casting for several acting roles. This motion picture has been described to become the next Hunger Games, and/or Twilight. So if you are interested in increasing exposure, media attention, opportunities, and even it is for a good time. This opportunity is perfect for you! Sign up for the casting director's Facebook Page for updates Click Here!  
Open Casting Call for Talent in Illinois as Extras in Summit Entertainment’s DIVERGENT

Open Casting Call This Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 10:00AM to 3:00PM at CINESPACE – Chicago Film Studios

CHICAGO, IL February 4, 2013 – Atmosphere Casting of Chicago announced today that it is in search of background talent for Summit Entertainment’s Divergent starring Shailene Woodley and directed by Neil Burger. Based on author Veronica Roth’s New York Times best seller, the film will commence principal photography this April in Chicago. Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE® company, will release the film theatrically in North America on Friday, March 21, 2014.

Recruitment for participants in this shoot starts immediately as fittings for all will start in mid-February. Atmosphere Casting is looking to hire hundreds of Chicago locals to work as extras in the film, who are available during the shoot period: April 2013 through July 2013. The open call will be held, Saturday, February 9, 2013 from 10:00AM to 3:00PM at CINESPACE – Chicago Film Studios. CINESPACE - Chicago Film Studios 2602 W. 16TH Street, 2nd Floor Chicago, IL 60608 Atmosphere Casting will be looking for the following: ? People with a “rural” farm hand look ? People with military, weapons or martial arts training ? People with stunt and/or stage combat training ? People with a “hippie” or Bohemian look. Longer hair preferred (both men and women) ? People with visible tattoos and/or piercings ? Ages 16 and up, all ethnicities Plenty of free parking located in the lot across the street from CINESPACE – Chicago Film Studios. While photos will be taken of everyone who attends the open casting call, participants are asked to also bring a candid photo of themselves, approximately 4x6 in size, and be sure to legibly print their name, phone number and email address on the back it. Only Illinois residents are eligible to participate in the open casting call. Please bring your Illinois issued driver's license or state ID. School IDs are not sufficient. This will be checked before entering the casting call. ABOUT DIVERGENT The futuristic action adventure, based on author Veronica Roth’s New York Times best seller, will be directed by Neil Burger from a script by Vanessa Taylor. Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher are producing the project via their Red Wagon Entertainment banner along with Pouya Shahbazian. Red Wagon’s Rachel Shane is executive producing. Divergent is a thrilling action adventure set in a future world where people are divided into distinct factions based on their personalities. Tris Prior (Shailene 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 different so dangerous before it's too late.

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