Kate Winslet joins Divergent
Summit confirmed the addition of Kate Winslet to the cast of Divergent on Thursday .
The Oscar winner joins Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jai Courtney, Zoë Kravitz, Ansel Elgort and Maggie Q. on the sci-fi action adventure.
Shooting is scheduled to commence in April in Chicago on the story of a deviant who investigates a conspiracy in a society where people are segregated into factions determined by personality.
Vanessa Taylor adapted the Divergent screenplay from an original draft by Evan Daugherty.
Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher are producing through Red Wagon Entertainment with Pouya Shahbazian. Red Wagon’s Rachel Shane serves as executive producer.
Summit acquired film rights to the novel in early 2011 several months before publication and has set a Mar 24 2014 release.