After Fandango, Walmart has now posted their exclusive video from the sets of the Divergent movie, which includes new behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and author Veronica Roth.
Click on the picture below to watch the Video and read below for 5 different questions that Veronica answered with USA Today!
1. How did the idea for the Divergent trilogy come together, and now that you’ve finished, how has it evolved?
Originally it came from this concept in psychology called exposure therapy where people with phobias are repeatedly exposed to their fears until their brain reconditions it. That’s the little nugget, and it took on a life of its own. As Tris grows up and her world gets bigger, I’m doing the same thing at the same time. When this began, I’d just graduated college and my world just kept getting bigger.
2. What are fans are dying to see in the final book?
3. You went to Northwestern and live in Chicago now. Why did you use your city as a dystopian setting?
There’s something really fun about it because it’s so clean compared to other cities. Imagining it all destroyed and wrecked was really interesting — not that I want to see it destroyed and wrecked! It also just kind of appeared out of nowhere. When I wrote the first draft of Divergent, there were just a lot of trains and this marsh and I just realized that it’s already in Chicago. My favorite buildings, Sears (Willis)Tower and the Merchandise Mart, are both in the books. So are the Ferris wheel and the Bean.
4. Did you envision certain characters in the starring roles for the movie adaptation?
I don’t really have a clear image of my characters as I’m writing — it’s kind of like I’m squinting at it from a distance. They’re just blurry people who do things. But when Shailene (Woodley) and Theo (James) were cast and I saw their screen test together, it was absolutely perfect.
5. What writers have inspired you?
I had this stretch of childhood where I read a ton of children’s fiction, then I grew up and read it all over again. I’m a big fan of Lois Lowry, of The Giver, and Madeleine L’Engle, of A Wrinkle in Time. But my dad also instilled in me a science fiction streak. I read Dune by Frank Herbert when I was far too young to understand it.
Fandango has released an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at Divergent movie! There’re new interviews with author Veronica Roth and the cast, including Kate Winslet, Theo James, Shailene Woodley, Jai Courtney, Ashley Judd and Maggie Q. There’s also some great new footage, including Four and Tris after the first jump!
We have a new behind the scenes video for The Spectacular Now, which opens nationwide on August 28. The video features interviews with Shailene Woodley, Miles Teller and various cast and crew.
SYNOPSIS: With sly humor and an intensity of feeling, THE SPECTACULAR NOW (directed by James Ponsoldt) creates a vivid, three-dimensional portrait of youth confronting the funny, thrilling and perilous business of modern love and adulthood. This is the tale of Sutter Keely (Miles Teller), a high school senior and effortless charmer, and of how he unexpectedly falls in love with “the good girl” Aimee Finecky (Shailene Woodley). What starts as an unlikely romance becomes a sharp-eyed, straight-up snapshot of the heady confusion and haunting passion of youth – one that doesn’t look for tidy truths. The film was written by Scott Neustadter and Michael Weber (500) DAYS OF SUMMER and also features wonderful supporting turns from Brie Larson, Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Mary Elizabeth Winstead.