Robert Schwentke will direct Summit Entertainment’s Insurgent, the sequel to the upcoming March 21 young adult sci-fi release Divergent starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James. Separately, Michael Huisman has joined The Age Of Adaline.
Akiva Goldsman is writing the script from a draft initially written by Brian Duffield. Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher will produce through their Red Wagon Entertainment label alongside Pouya Shahbazian.
Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman are executive producers through their Mandeville Films along with Barry Waldman. Schwentke previously directed Red for Summit.
Insurgent is scheduled to open on March 20, 2015 and will shot in Atlanta and Chicago. The third film in the series, Allegiant, is set to open on March 18, 2016.
- Sidney Kimmel Entertainment and Lakeshore Entertainment have cast Michiel Huisman (pictured) to play Blake Lively’s love interest in the upcoming romance The Age Of Adaline.
Huisman joins previously announced Harrison Ford and Ellen Burstyn. Principal photography will begin in March with Lionsgate set to release the film in the US.
Lakeshore and Sierra/Affinity handle international sales.