Earlier, Summit Entertainment released the following statement on their twitter page before quickly deleting it:
It’s official! Oscar-winning actress Kate Winslet has signed on for the highly anticipated film adaptation of
This however wasn’t fully accurate. The studio’s statement was not yet official given that contracts have probably not been signed yet. But what we can confirm is that Kate Winslet is in serious talks for a role in the ‘Divergent’ Movie. Kate Winslet starred in the ‘Titanic’ and she would be an incredible addition to the cast! We don’t know who she would play yet, but some guesses have been Jeanine Matthews, Tris’ Mom (Natalie Prior) and some people even think she could be Tori! She might be a bit too old for Tori, but with the right make up and wardrobe she could pull it off.
What do you think of this possible casting? Who would you like to see her play? We will let you know as soon as we get the official word from Summit so keep checking!