Shailene Woodley: 'Divergent' Leading Lady?

Shailene Woodley: 'Divergent' Leading Lady?

Shailene Woodley‘s ABC Family show may be filming its last season, but it looks like fans will soon be seeing plenty of her on the big screen!

In fact, the 20-year-old actress is in talks to play the female lead in the upcoming flick Divergent, Deadline reports.

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The movie is based on the novel by Veronica Roth and takes place in a futuristic dystopia where society is divided into factions based on human traits. The plot follows a 16-year-old who leaves her faction to join a rival one, but during the violent initiation she falls in love with a young man and they try to find their place in this rough world.

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6 Comments

#1
Nunya @ 8:11 pm on 10/21/2012

Nope…

#2
ashley @ 9:45 pm on 10/21/2012

Please no please please please no. i really can’t stand her acting and i wish they would take an actress that is not that famous

#3
sara @ 8:24 am on 10/22/2012

I read the book, and I think Lucy Hale would be perfect for the part

#4
Lynn @ 4:32 pm on 10/23/2012

Way to ruin Tris for all of us, casting people should listen more to the book fans …

#5
Emily @ 5:12 pm on 11/21/2012

@sara:
I totally agree with you. Lucy Hale would be perfect.

#6
Emily @ 5:14 pm on 11/21/2012

@Lynn:
I totally agree with you. I will not watch the movie if Shailene is cast as Tris.

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