Summit Entertainment has released five new animated character portraits for the anticipated sequel, The Divergent Series: Insurgent, which you can check out below! The studio has also revealed that the film will be digitally re-mastered into the immersive IMAX format and released in IMAX 3D theatres domestically on March 20 and in international territories starting March 18.
“After the success of the first ‘Divergent,’ along with the global hit phenomena of ‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Twilight,’ Lionsgate and Summit continue to prove that they are at the forefront of adapting novels for the worldwide cinema,” said Greg Foster, Senior Executive Vice President, IMAX Corp. and CEO of IMAX Entertainment. “We believe that ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’ will be an action-packed next chapter for IMAX audiences to experience around the world.”
Directed by Robert Schwentke, the film stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet, Octavia Spencer, Suki Waterhouse, Jonny Weston, Naomi Watts, Rosa Salazar and Keiynan Lonsdale. It will be released on March 20, 2015.
Insurgent raises the stakes for Tris as she searches for allies and answers in the ruins of a futuristic Chicago. Tris (Woodley) and Four (James) are now fugitives on the run, hunted by Jeanine (Winslet), the leader of the power-hungry Erudite elite. Racing against time, they must find out what Tris’s family sacrificed their lives to protect, and why the Erudite leaders will do anything to stop them. Haunted by her past choices but desperate to protect the ones she loves, Tris, with Four at her side, faces one impossible challenge after another as they unlock the truth about the past and ultimately the future of their world.