Jeff Daniels has signed on to star in the Divergent series installments Allegiant: Parts 1 and 2. He will be portraying David, the leader of the bureau of genetic welfare. The character is largely responsible for the separation of societies that the world was broken into. The secrets of his organization will be revealed in the upcoming films.
The series stars Shailene Woodley and Theo James in the dystopian future survival story based on the YA book series by Veronica Roth. The third novel has been split into two films, in the vein of the Harry Potter, Twilight and Hunger Games franchises.
Known for his role in Dumb and Dumber, Daniels starred on the HBO series The Newsroom and Good Night and Good Luck.
Daniels is repped by ICM.
Lou Chase | Staff Writer