Shailene Woodley: Who Should Play Tobias in 'Divergent'?

Shailene Woodley: Who Should Play Tobias in 'Divergent'?

Looks like Shailene Woodley has a handful of good-looking actors to pick from for the role of Tobias in Divergent.

Luke Bracey, Brenton Thwaites, Lucas Till and Jack Reynor were all brought in for chemistry tests with Shailene, Deadline reports.

Written by Veronica Roth, “Divergent” follows Beatrice Prior (Tris), 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.

Tobias is described as “tall and has short dark hair and beautiful deep blue eyes. He is two years older than Tris and originally came from the same faction as she did, Abnegation. He ran from Abnegation into Dauntless to escape his physically abusive father, Marcus. He protects Tris from the others both by defending her when she is attacked and by keeping their romance private.”

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  • mashoo

    TOBIAS DOESN’T LOOK LIKE ANY OF THESE GUYS (lol as if I’m Veronica Roth or something but I imagine Tobias as some more “rocker badass punk” kind of guy or what

  • Rachel

    This is actually a huge spoiler, can you change the name for people who haven’t read the book? This totally ruins the big name reveal.

  • Simone

    either Luke Bracey or Brenton Thwaites i can’t decide between them

  • Amber

    Lucas Bracey!

  • Terri

    Thwaites definitely

  • Rhia

    Brenton Thwaites defintely! without a doubt :D

  • http://@meganlynch09 MEGAN

    Brenton Thwaites is the best out of them, but none really look like Four/Tobias. If Lucas Tills gets chosen then I will find it hard to watch the film, I’m sure he’s a nice guy but I cannot stand him and he is NOT Tobias.

    And I don’t really like Shailene as Tris, she just doesn’t look young enough or anything like Tris

  • midz

    HONESTLY THEY KILLED THE FILM WHEN THEY DECIDED TO GET SHAILENE WOODLEY AS TRIS! ITS NOT THAT I HATE HER BECAUSE I DON’T BUT SHE ISN’T RIGHT FOR HER!
    NONE OF THE GUYS ABOVE SUIT FOUR/TOBIAS IF I WAS TO PICK I WOULD SAY COLTON HAYNES! HE WOULD BE 100% HE CAN TOTALLY PULL IT OFF! NOT ONLY IS HE HOT LIKE FOUR BUT HE CAN BE A BADASS HE MANAGE TO PULL OFF THAT TYPE OF CHARACTER IN TEEN WOLF!

  • Lawrence

    Any of them would be fine with me they’re all cuties!*heh*.

  • LIZZY

    Jack Reynor or Brenton Thwaites

  • Lauren

    Defiantly Brenton Thwaites
    He isn’t 100% Four/Tobias, but I think he is 80%
    The other guys, while they are hot, just don’t fit.

  • woohoo

    brenton thwaites!

  • Mel

    They just spoiled an important part of the book, you should change the name, it basically ruins it for people who haven’t read the books!

  • Lilo

    Brenton Thwaites!!

  • MIchelle

    Out of these four guys I would definitely choose Brenton Thwaites!! :)

  • francine (:

    PLEASE LET IT BE BRENTON OMFG IF THEY DONT PICK HIM THAT WOULD BE THE BIGGEST MISTAKE EVER HE’S THE ONLY ONE I CANT IMAGINE AS TOBIAS PLEAAASE

  • Melodie

    I don’t know anything about any of these guys, but I like the look of Brenton Thwaites the best. He looks like he could be a cocky, tattoed “bad ass” of Dauntless, lol.

    By the way for anyone actually being upset by a bit of spoiler at the top, why would you even be on this page to be interested in the content if you haven’t read the first book? Seems odd to me, just saying.

  • Shivani

    Darren Kagasoff could be good!! :)

  • Shivani

    And maybe Francia Almendarez as Christina?? Just a thought?

  • Sexualness

    Brenton Thwaites! If they dare choose someone else I will send so many emails, letters, and what not!

  • Sexualness

    and also the rest of them look so old. whaat were they thinking when they were finalising the shortlist?

  • http://tesslove_14 tess

    brenton thwaites!

  • hazelann

    BRENTON THWAITES.. ? YES PLEASE :))

  • kalyn barrett

    THEY MESSED UP THE BOOK BY PICKING Shailene Woodley FIRST OF ALL AND TO MAKE IT WORSE NONE LOOK LIKE FOUR GET SOMEONE BETTER PLEZ THIS MOVIE IS GOING DOWN HILL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Stew

    Brett Dier from VANCOUVER is also in the running for the role as of TODAY

  • TREVOR

    I’m rather confused by those who are so insistent that Brenton Thwaites should get the part. Yes, he’s “cute”, and teen fan girls want to see a cute face, but does his face match Four’s physical description in the book? If you’ve read the book, then you know the answer is no. You would also know that the first and foremost aspect of the character of Tobias is not that he’s some pretty boy, but he is strong, and very capable. He is someone who might intimidate you. I just cannot see Brenton Thwaites pulling that off; I can’t imagine being scared by him in the least bit. I agree that it would be appropriate for a good-looking actor to be cast, because that is how Tris perceives him in the books…but as I’ve said, those looks should match Four’s looks. My first and foremost wish, however, is that an actor who is truly capable of capturing the essence of Tobias’s personality is selected. I’m personally doubtful that Brenton could pull that off, but if they cast him, I hope that he will surprise me.

  • sfdjr

    Kellin Quinn, the singer from Sleeping with Sirens, looks like a perfect cast for Tobias.

  • Amy

    I will NOT see this movie if she plays Tris. I will watch the Host and mortal instruments but I WILL NOT! Watch this movie. I love Beatrice and I LOVE divergent I knew it was going to be a movie even when I friends said, no way it’s way to new, no one wants to watch any more dystopian movies let alone read about one. She looks NOTHING like tris. Those guys need a little work but its plausible one of them could fit the bill but picking HEEEEEEEER??????????? WHY? She will never be Beatrice not in a million years, not even in her wildest dreams!

  • Amy

    Get someone less mainstream think un discovered! Off the grid. An indie star maybe. Bu dear God not her! She’s the star of the show about a clique that got pregnant. She’s too tall, and she’s not even blond! This movie is going to be a huge let down and everyone will love it because they haven’t read the book. Noooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!

  • MAdi

    Brenton Thwaites hands down!! He is the perfect one to play the role of Tobias, exactly how i imagined him to be! just maybe die his hair a little more darker and have him wear blue contacts, hes PERFECT! and i dont doubt his acting cuz he must be really good if he was making a movie with Angelina Jolie! ive noticed that Brenton and Lucas Till are the top most liked by fans, but Lucas honestly just does not fit the part for Tobias. Hes too mean and menacing! and even though Tobias is supposed to be strong and hard, he needs to be able to be affectionate yet sweet and kind at the same time, and i think Brenton would do this role well! Brenton Thwaites!!! im going to die and most likely not watch the movie if Brenton is not chosen for Tobias because it would ruin the book!

    And i like Shailene Woodley actually for the part of Tris! Honestly, when i was reading Divergent, i had trouble invisioning a perfect Tris in my mind, but once i figured out that she was playing her, i just pictured her with blonde hair and blue eyes and it all felt perfect to me! i hope the directors make the right choices and do the book justice!

  • lalala

    it should be josh hutcherson.
    ya

  • Lola ????????????????????

    Beenton thwaites or Lucas till the others are ugly!!!

  • http://its__mal mallory

    brenton thwites!!!!!1

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