Allegiant Gets “Insurgent” Director

A few bits of news regarding the “Divergent” franchise have hit today. First up “The Divergent Series: Insurgent,” the second chapter in the budding young adult franchise, has scored its first official photo. On top of that, the studio has announced that the film’s full trailer is slated to go online on Friday December 12th. The film itself opens March 20th next year.

Also today, Variety reports that ‘Insurgent’ helmer Robert Schwentke has signed on to direct the third film in the series “The Divergent Series: Allegiant Part 1”.

That film, currently targeting a March 18th 2016 release, sees Tris and Four venture into the world outside of the fence and are taken into protective custody by a mysterious agency known as the Bureau of Genetic Welfare.