Variety reports that Insurgent, the sequel to Divergent, will begin production in May 2014! Yep, that’s only 2 months after Divergent is out in theaters so it’s really exiting how quickly things will get moving. You can read an excerpt of the article from Variety below:
Production company Red Wagon Entertainment made the disclosure Monday as part of its announcement that it has hired Nicki Cortese as VP of film and TV. She’s served in the same slot at Akiva Goldsman’s Weed Road Pictures for the past five years.
Lionsgate announced last week that Goldsman had come on board to work on the script for “Insurgent” after Brian Duffield worked on the initial script. Variety reported in December that “Divergent” director Neil Burger would not helm “Insurgent” and that Lionsgate has yet to tap a new director.