Robert Schwentke has been set to direct INSURGENT, which is a sequel to the upcoming “Divergent” and is based on the second book in the Divergence series by Veronica Roth. The story picks up following Beatrice’s surprising faction decision, and leads into radical new discoveries and secrets on the verge of the looming war, and her realization as to where her decisions will lead her.
Akiva Goldsman is writing the current draft of a script first turned in by Brian Duffield. Douglas Wick, Lucy Fisher and Pouya Shahbazian will produce. Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman will executive produce.
Schwentke last directed the dismal “R.I.P.D.” with his best work being “Red.” I guess R.I.P.D. stands for “really into property directing.”
He is repped by CAA.