• Divergent: Ascendant TV Series In Works At Starz

    One year ago - By Screen Rant

    Lionsgate and Starz are in early stages of developing the Divergent: Ascendant TV series. Shortly after The Twilight Saga had concluded, Summit Entertainment began developing the Divergent series, based on the novels of the same name by Veronica Roth, with the hopes that it would become their new, young adult blockbuster franchise. Neil Burger directed the first installment, Divergent , starring Shailene Woodley as Beatrice “Tris” Prior, Theo James as Tobias “Four” Eaton, Miles Teller as Peter Hayes, and Ansel Elgort as Caleb Prior, among others.
    The first movie received mixed to negative...
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  • ‘Ascendant' Series in the Works at Starz, as ‘Divergent' Franchise Heads to TV

    ‘Ascendant' Series in the Works at Starz, as ‘Divergent' Franchise Heads to TV

    One year ago - By The Wrap

    Starz is in early development on a TV series based on the “Ascendant,” as the”Divergent” franchise moves to the small screen, TheWrap has learned.
    “Ascendant” was originally planned to be the fourth entry in the Lionsgate film series starring Shailene Woodley and Theo James, but the plan was scrapped after a poor box office performance by the third movie in the series, “Allegiant.”
    It is unclear whether any of the original movie's cast will return for a potential TV adaptation.
    Also Read: Final 'Divergent' Movie to Skip Theaters for TV Movie and Spinoff Series
    “Tarzan's” Adam Cozad is...
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  • Ascendant: Next Divergent Chapter to Become Starz Series

    Ascendant: Next Divergent Chapter to Become Starz Series

    One year ago - By Coming Soon

    Ascendant, the fourth chapter in the Divergent series in the works as a series at Starz
    Ascendant , which was to be the final chapter in the Divergent series of films, is set to become a series at the premium cable network Starz , according to Deadline . Ascendant was originally set to be released in theaters on June 10, 2017, though back in July of last year, it was reported that the final film would appear in series form. No network or streaming service was announced at that time, and it was unclear if stars Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Ansel Elgort would appear. The Starz series is...
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  • ‘Stratton' Trailer: Dominic Cooper Blasts His Way Through an Anti-Terrorism Thriller

    ‘Stratton' Trailer: Dominic Cooper Blasts His Way Through an Anti-Terrorism Thriller

    One year ago - By Slash Film

    Dominic Cooper has been doing excellent work in the greatly-improved second season of AMC's TV adaptation of the Preacher comic series, but the former Howard Stark actor has another adaptation lined up - and this one's on the big screen. He plays an MI6 agent in Stratton , an action thriller from Con Air director Simon West that's based on a popular series of novels, and a trailer for the film has arrived.
    Stratton trailer
    This Stratton trailer was just uploaded to Vertigo Releasing's YouTube channel, but it's actually a revamped version of an international trailer that came out about a...
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  • ‘Ascendant': TV Series Based On the ‘Divergent' Movie Franchise In Works At Starz From Lionsgate

    One year ago - By Deadline

    EXCLUSIVE : A major title in Lionsgate's movie library is eying a TV series adaptation at the company's new subsidiary, Starz, I have learned that Starz is developing Ascendant, a drama TV series based on the Summit/Lionsgate movie franchise.
    The project, which is in early stages, is being written/executive produced by Adam Cozad and directed/executive produced by Lee Toland Krieger . The two were previously attached...
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