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Naomi Watts to Play Leader of the Factionless in 'Divergent' Sequels!

By InCinemas  /  05 Jun 2014 (Thursday)

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Oscar-nominated actress Naomi Watts will join Shailene Woodley and Theo James in the sequels ('Insurgent' and 'Allegiant' ) of the hit movie adaption of best-selling novel 'Divergent'.

She will play Evelyn Johnson, the leader of the Factionless, who is also the mother of James' character 'Four'. With her addition to the massive star-studded cast, headlined by up-and-coming starlet Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Kate Winslet and Octavia Spencer.

(Read our review of Divergent!)

Director Robert Schwentke is set to helm the second installment in the four-part ('Allegiant' will be split into 2-parts) Divergent installment, which said to have started production in Atlanta last week.

Insurgent will hit theatres next March while Allegiant part I and II is slated to screen in 2016 and 2017 respectively.

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