Filming Begins On First “Allegiant” Part

Lionsgate has announced that principal photography has officially commenced in Atlanta on the upcoming “The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Part 1,” the third installment in the blockbuster action adventure franchise.

Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Octavia Spencer, Naomi Watts, Zoe Kravitz, Miles Teller, Ansel Elgort, Maggie Q, Keiynan Lonsdale and Jonny Weston, Mekhi Phifer and Daniel Dae Kim are all set to return for the next film. This time they’re joined by Jeff Daniels, Nadia Hilker and Bill Skarsgard.

In the wake of the events of “Insurgent,” Tris and Four must scape beyond the Wall that encircles Chicago to finally discover the shocking truth of what lies beyond.

Robert Schwentke helms the project from a script by Noah Oppenheim, Adam Cooper, Bill Collage and Stephen Chbosky. Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher are producing.

“The Divergent Series” Allegiant – Part 1″ will be released on March 18th 2016 and will be followed by the second part which is slated for release on March 24th 2017.

Source: Lionsgate