Breaking news initiates! Naomi Watts has been cofirmed to play Evelyn (Four’s mother) in the upcoming adaptation of INSURGENT!
Evelyn is the ruthless leader of the factionless and we will see Naomi not only in Insurgent but she has been for both Allegiant movies as well!
Check out the official release from the Hollywood Reporter below:
The actress, who recently committed to star in Gus Van Sant’s Sea of Trees opposite Matthew McConaughey, is joining the cast of Divergent sequel Insurgent as Evelyn, leader of the Factionless. Watts’ deal calls for to co-star in the futuristic franchise’s two final movies, which are based on Veronica Roth’s YA novel Allegiant, the final book in the Divergent trilogy
Watts will jump right to Insurgent, which began shooting last week in Atlanta. Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Kate Winslet and Miles Teller — who all appeared in Divergent — return for the sequel.
What do you think of this casting? We love it and can’t wait to see who else joins the cast!