Kate Winslet to Star as Jeanine Matthews in ‘Divergent’ with Shailene Woodley
The cast for upcoming YA adaptation Divergent is filling up fast, with Academy Award winning British actress Kate Winslet the latest star to join the film, alongside Shailene Woodley and Theo James.
Winslet will play Jeanine Matthews in the futuristic action adventure film, based on Veronica Roth’s best-selling novel. The story takes place in a world where people are separated into groups based on their personalities. Divergents are those who do not fit in to any prescribed faction.
Neil Burger is set to direct from a script by Evan Daugherty and Jai Courtney, Zoe Kravitz, Ansel Elgort and Maggie Q will also star. The film will be released in The Hunger Games slot on March 21st 2014.