It's here! The full-length trailer for the highly-anticipated sequel The Divergent Series: Allegiant. The film picks up right where this year's The Divergent Series: Insurgent left off. And now we get to see the latest action-packed footage from this sci-fi thriller as the franchise continues. We also have the official one-sheet, fresh from BuzzFeed, which gives us a great look at the main cast. It arrives along with two character posters featuring Tris and Four.
When we meet back up with Tris, Woodley, Four and their allies, they are attempting to vault the walls of Chicago, where they will square off against a brave new world. But they will face some strong resistance along the way. The Divergent Series: Allegiant is the penultimate chapter in the thrilling Divergent series. This third part of the saga hits theaters in March. It will be followed by the final installment, The Divergent Series: Ascendant in 2017. The final two movies are based on the third and final novel in Veronica Roth's iconic YA sci-fi series of the same name.
The third installment in the blockbuster action adventure franchise stars Golden Globe nominee Shailene Woodley as Tris. And the film reunites her with Theo James as Four. Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer and the Oscar-nominated Naomi Watts join Golden Globe-nominated actor Jeff Daniels for the third and fourth films in the franchise. The list of returning cast members includes Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Keiynan Lonsdale and Jonny Weston, as well as Mekhi Phifer and Daniel Dae Kim. New cast members include Nadia Hilker and Bill Skarsgård as well.
After the Earth-shattering revelations of The Divergent Series: Insurgent, Tris must escape with Four beyond the Wall that encircles Chicago to finally discover the shocking truth of what lies behind it. Based on author Veronica Roth's New York Times best-seller, The Divergent Series: Allegiant is being directed by Robert Schwentke from a screenplay by Noah Oppenheim and Adam Cooper & Bill Collage and Stephen Chbosky. Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher are producing the film through their Red Wagon Entertainment banner along with Pouya Shahbazian. Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman are executive producing through their Mandeville Films banner along with Barry Waldman and Neil Burger. Erik Feig, Co-President of Lionsgate Motion Picture Group, Gillian Bohrer, Lionsgate's EVP of Production & Development, and Matt Janzen, Lionsgate's VP, Production & Development, are overseeing the project for the studio.
The Divergent book series has been a New York Times best-seller since 2011. Book sales of the Divergent trilogy have surged to over 34 million copies worldwide, up from 17 million at the time of Divergent's March 21, 2014 release. The first two Divergent films have grossed more than $550 million at the global box office and are Lionsgate's highest-grossing films domestically outside The Hunger Games and Twilight franchises. Lionsgate is releasing The Divergent Series: Allegiant on Friday, March 18, 2016. The fourth installment, The Divergent Series: Ascendant, will finish off the series on March 24, 2017. While you await the movie in theaters, take a look at this blistering footage along with three awesome posters.