In an interview with MTV at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival, Kate Winslet talked a bit about Divergent, and how she had no hesitations in signing up for the antagonist, Jeanine Mattews, because the script was “great” and the book “fantastic”.
Watch her talk about her children’s reaction to the casting as well, here.
As a huge fan of Kate, this is probably my favorite casting of the lot (of course, Theo excepted!), and I can’t wait to see how she brings Jeanine to life!
John Green sure has been awesome with his instagram pictures from ‘The Fault in our Stars’ movie set in Pittsburgh! In these few we get to see Shailene on set during a rain delay in shooting, with a fellow support group actor. John shared that the most of the support group extra’s are teen cancer survivors! How awesome is that? We have a lovely picture of our “Gus, Isaac and Hazel” as well as Hazel’s mom, played by the lovely Laura Dern (Jurassic Park anyone?!). Check them out!
According to Deadline, Theo James will soon be shooting the upcoming book to screen adaption of “London Fields”, a futuristic murder mystery novel by Martin Amis. Theo will be joining fellow actors, Amber Heard (Paranoia, Syrup) Billy Bob Thornton (Sling Blade, Armageddon) Jaimie Alexander(Thor) and Jim Sturgess (21, Cloud Atlas).
Heard plays the ultimate eternal sexual femme fatale, possessed of unusual beauty and hypnotic magnetism. Mysterious and clairvoyant, she sets a plan in motion to fulfill the prophecy of her own murder. Caught up in Nicola’s plan are a terminally ill writer (Thornton), a lowly street hustler (Sturgess) and an unhappily married banker (James), who become intertwined in a love triangle that unfolds in the grimy underbelly of London. Samson convinces Nicola to let him document her manipulations in a book she says will be his literary masterpiece but only she knows who the tale will end and who her killer will be.
I don’t know about you, but we are pretty excited to get news of Theo’s new project!!
We all have situations that shape us into the people we are today. In The Transfer we get a short up close and personal look into the world of Tobias Eaton/Four. We follow him from his aptitude test through his first day as a new initiate of Dauntless, which is a big turning point for our hero. In this captivating novella, we see how complex Four really is.
Straight and to the point, Veronica Roth gives us a deeper understanding of Four’s decision to leave Abnegation and his new-found commitment to become more than Marcus Eaton’s submissive son. We already knew that Marcus Eaton was a horrible monster; but coming from our beloved Four’s point-of-view, it’s like rubbing salt into the wound, twisting the knife, (insert other painful idiom). It’s no wonder that Four was desperate to break free of his father. Leaving the world of abuse and Abnegation behind, The Transfer will surely leave any Divergent fan wanting more of Four!