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Akiva Goldsman Tapped to Polish Script for 'Divergent' Sequel

January 28, 2014 (8:41 am) GMT
The 'Winter's Tale' director is booked to work on the screenplay for 'Insurgent' which is scheduled to hit theaters on March 20, 2015.
Akiva Goldsman

Akiva Goldsman has been hired to complete the script for "" sequel, "Insurgent", which is due in the U.S. on March 20, 2015. "" writer is working on the screenplay based on the draft written by Brian Duffield.

Neil Burger who directed the first film will not return behind the lens for the second one due to scheduling conflicts. He, however, will continue to be part of the franchise as an executive producer. Search to find a new director for the sequel is still ongoing.

"Divergent", based on Veronica Roth's young adult novel of the same name, is set in a futuristic world where society has been divided into five factions. The story centers on 's Tris, who doesn't fit into just one faction. It is due Stateside March 21, 2014.

The movie series will conclude with the third film, "Allegiant", which is scheduled to open in theaters across the nation on March 18, 2016.

Goldsman himself will make his directorial debut with "" set to arrive on February 14. Adapted from Mark Helprin's 1983 novel, it stars the likes of , , , , and .

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