This wouldn’t be the first time you hear the names of Divergent and The Hunger Games taken together in a sentence.
Now, Veronica Rothhas addressed the comparisons between the two YA dystopian franchises with HuffPost Live, calling it “scary simply because those books have done an incredible, amazing thing.”
She admits that it is “formidable” but hopes that people recognize that it is a distinct work.
But while she’s wary of the comparison, she’s appreciative of how it’s benefited her own work, pointing out that “it’s also helped the books and the movie to find an audience, in a really wonderful way.”
In a landmark deal, TNT has acquired the TV rights to both Divergent and The Hunger Games.
“We’re delighted to launch this partnership with TNT for two of our biggest global franchises,” said Jim Packer, Lionsgate President of Worldwide Television & Digital Distribution. “The agreement underscores the breadth and depth of our content portfolio and supplies TNT with blockbuster franchises that will resonate with their audiences for many years to come.”
The cabler’s premiere window for “Divergent” begins in 2016, with the three sequel films following in the subsequent three years.
HBO still has the first-run pay rights to Divergent franchise.
However, this is great news for Divergent, as TNT also has been host to other big names like The Lord of the Rings and provides more exposure to Divergent!
Thanks to Page to Premiere, We have this deleted scene from The Fault in Our Stars featuring Hazel (Shailene Woodley) reciting the “Red Wheelbarrow” poem by William Carlos Williams to Gus (Ansel Elgort) in the ambulance after his gas station scene. Heartbreaking! TFIOS is out on DVD/Bluray in September!
Miles Teller is featured in Elle Magazine’s September 2014 issue in a very candid interview! Warning: May not be for the under 13 crowd :)
By Mickey Rapkin
Having quickly established himself as one of Young Hollywood’s most versatile players, it’s fitting that 27-year-old Miles Teller is starring as Mr. Fantastic in the upcoming Fantastic Fourreboot. After his devastating portrayal of the teenage driver who accidentally kills Nicole Kidman’s son in Rabbit Hole, Teller transformed into a neo–John Cusack—his broken heart bleeding for Shailene Woodley—in 2013′s The Spectacular Now. In Whiplash, which won the top two prizes at Sundance and opens wide next month, he’s a wunderkind jazz drummer with social issues. There seems to be nothing this kid can’t do. That includes maintaining a long-distance relationship with model Keleigh Sperry. Teller, who grew up in backwoods Florida (where kids “walked around in cowboy hats and Wranglers and cleaned up cow shit for agriculture class”), caught up with ELLE from the set of The Fantastic Four, moments after accidentally splitting open his hand. That he was waiting for a doctor to come stitch him up could explain the near-delirious state he was in as he told us about the time he tried Viagra. Fantastic, indeed.
You started playing drums at age 15. Was that to impress girls?
I played music my whole life—piano, saxophone. It wasn’t very cool, but yeah, sax kind of sounds like sex, so there’s allure there.
Yesterday we shared with you that Shailene Woodley’s latest project, White Bird in a Blizzard released an official poster and now we have a new trailer to go along with that! The story seems really interesting and I can’t wait to see Shai tackle this role! Click on the picture below to watch! White Bird opens in theaters October 24th and is released On Demand September 25th.
Shailene Woodley is starring in the upcoming film “White Bird in a Blizzard” which releases in theaters October 24th, and On Demand September 25th. What do you think of the first official poster?
Kat Connor (Woodley) is 17 years old when her mother Eve (Green), mysteriously disappears. Although she longed for freedom and independence, Kat begins to feel the absence of her mother. Returning from a break from college, she learns the truth about her mother’s disappearance.