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Divergent Stars Shailene Woodley and Theo James Talk Their Roles, the Book, and Fan Expectations

Insert View writes, "Young adult novels set in a dystopian post-apocalyptic society are the go-to source material for Hollywood in recent years. Divergent is the latest adaptation to tackle the themes of survival and rebellion and takes place in a futuristic Chicago where society has been split into five distinct factions; Abnegation (The Selfless), Erudite (The Intelligent), Dauntless (The Brave), Amity (The Peaceful), and Candor (The Honest).

At the age of 16, citizens are ordered to take an aptitude test that decides which faction they are best suited for, and they then must decide which one they want to spend the rest of their lives at. Those that don’t fit neatly into a single faction but instead test well for multiple are deemed Divergent and are considered a threat to their way of living and are eliminated."

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