- Tittle: Insurgent
- Director: Robert Schwentke
- Writer: Brian Duffield (screenplay), Akiva Goldsman (screenplay)
- Stars: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Theo James
ProductionSummit Entertainment announced that a film adaptation of Insurgent would be released as The Divergent Series: Insurgent on March 20, 2015,as a sequel to the film adaptation of Divergent with Brian Duffield originally chosen to write the script for the film.On December 16, 2013, it was announced that Neil Burger, director of Divergent, would not return to direct Insurgent, due to him still working on the first film.On February 13, 2014, it was announced that Robert Schwentke was offered the director position for the film and that Akiva Goldsman had been hired to re-write Duffield's script.
FilmingFilming began in Atlanta on May 27, 2014 and concluded on September 6, 2014. Filming took place at United States Penitentiary, Atlanta. For the Amity Compound, a set was constructed at Serenbe Community south of Atlanta. From June 11–24, 2014, filming took place at Peachtree Street, downtown Atlanta including a zip-line scene for which a set was constructed on the roof of Peachtree Center. On June 27, scenes were shot at Archives Building in Atlanta. From July 12–13, 2014, production took place in Chicago with scenes being filmed at Wells Street, Franklin Street, Adams Street, Van Buren Street and helicopter shots at Chicago Loop. Ashley Judd filmed her scenes along with Woodley in late June 2014. In late August to early September filming again moved to Atlanta. From August 28–29 and September 2–6, 2014, more scenes were filmed at the Archives Building in Atlanta. Several scenes were re-shot including the train sequence, which was filmed at Fulton County, Georgia on September 3, 2014. A few scenes were re-shot in Atlanta from December 17–21, 2014.
CastingIn March 2014, it was confirmed that Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Jai Courtney, Ansel Elgort, Ray Stevenson, Zoë Kravitz, Miles Teller, Maggie Q, Mekhi Phifer, and Kate Winslet will reprise their roles from Divergent. Additionally, Ashley Judd, whose character died in the previous film, joined the cast for flashback scenes involving her character. On May 12, 2014, it was announced that Octavia Spencer joined the cast as Amity representative Johanna Reyes. Late May 2014, Suki Waterhouse and Jonny Weston were cast as Marlene and Edgar, respectively. The character of Edgar does not appear in Divergent trilogy; later Weston confirmed that the character is a member of factionless. Early June 2014, Stephanie Leigh Schlund announced that she was cast in the film as a member of the Amity, and Naomi Watts and Daniel Dae Kim joined the cast as Evelyn Johnson and Jack Kang, On June 9, 2014, Rosa Salazar joined the cast as Lynn, On June 10, 2014, Australian actor Keiynan Lonsdale joined the cast as Uriah. On June 11, 2014, Emjay Anthony joined the cast as Hector.
The Divergent Series: Insurgent is scheduled to be released on March 20, 2015 in the United States in 2D, Digital 3D, RealD 3D, and IMAX 3D. This will be the first film of the series to be released in 3D formats and the second film in the franchise to be released in IMAX following the first film.