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Summit Sets Release Date for Film Adaptation of 'Divergent'

Divergent Book Cover Veronica Roth - P 2012

Evan Daugherty is adapting Veronica Roth's novel for the screen.

Summit Entertainment has set March 21, 2014, as the release date for its film adaptation of the young adult novel Divergent.

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Written by Veronica Roth and published by Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins Publishers in May 2011, the novel tells the future-set tale of a 16-year-old girl who must decide to join one of five ideological factions that control society.

Evan Daugherty is currently writing the screenplay. Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher will produce via their Red Wagon Entertainment banner along with Pouya Shahbazian. No director has been set yet.