Veronica Roth’s Divergent, the first chapter of a popular YA trilogy, probably doesn’t want to be known as “the next Hunger Games.” That’s simply too much pressure to live up to. But Hollywood’s eyeing the upcoming adaptation because of it’s box-office potential, and now serious filmgoers are sitting up and taking notice of the cast that is coming together.
Kate Winslet Circling Role in YA Adaptation of Veronica Roth's 'Divergent'
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Sean is a film journalist who has covered the industry since 1998. He's a regular film reviewer for The Washington Post and a daily contributor to Movies.com and Fandango, Senior Film Critic for AMC's FilmCritic.com, a contributor to USA Today, and the Arts & Entertainment Editor for the Carolina Weekly Newspaper Group. He is a longstanding member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association (BFCA), the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS), and the Southeastern Film Critics Association (SEFCA). As the father of two bustling boys, Sean's often exhausted but impossibly happy and immeasurably proud.