The Divergent Series: Insurgent is an upcoming science fiction action film directed by Robert Schwentke, based on Insurgent, the second book in the Divergent trilogy, written by Veronica Roth. It is the sequel to the 2014 film Divergent and the second installment in The Divergent Series, produced by Lucy Fisher, Pouya Shabazian and Douglas Wick, with a screenplay by Brian Duffield and Akiva Goldsman. Robert Schwentke took over from Neil Burger as director, while Burger will serve as the executive producer of the film. Adding to the existing cast, the supporting cast was filled out with Octavia Spencer, Naomi Watts, Suki Waterhouse, Rosa Salazar, Daniel Dae Kim, Jonny Weston, Emjay Anthony, and Keiynan Lonsdale.
The plot of Insurgent continues to follow Tris Prior; Following the events of the previous installment, Tris tries to figure out the intention behind Erudite’s insurrection as well information the Abnegation are trying to protect. Filming began on May 27, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia, before officially concluding on September 6, 2014.
The Divergent Series: Insurgent is scheduled to be released on March 20, 2015 in the United States.