Naomi Watts has signed on for the next three films in Lionsgate’s “Divergent” franchise.
Watts will play the key role of Evelyn, the leader of the Factionless who first appears in next year’s “Insurgent” and has a major role in the two-part finale “Allegiant”.
Director Robert Schwentke began shooting “Insurgent” last week in Atlanta with the first film’s actors like Shailene Woodley, Theo James, Ansel Elgort, Kate Winslet and Miles Teller all returning.
Watts and Octavia Spencer are new additions to the cast with the sequel. Filming on “Insurgent” wraps in September and Watts will then segue from that into Gus van Sant’s “Sea of Trees”.
Source: Heat Vision