Uh oh! The film hasn't even come out in theaters and they've already fired the director??
Let's hope Shailene Woodley isn't next!
LOLzz!! We kid, we kid!
It's being reporting that Neil Burger, director of Divergent, will NOT be returning for Insurgent, the second book/film of the trilogy!
Summit released a statement regarding the situation earlier today, they explained:
"Neil Burger is a rock star and he is doing a fantastic job on Divergent. We can’t wait for you to see the film. But as amazing as Neil is he still cannot be in two places at once and thus needs to finish post production on Divergent while we gear up to start production on Insurgent. So, although Neil will continue on as part of our Divergent family as an executive producer, we sadly have to find another director for the next chapter in Veronica Roth's fantastic series.”
This could either be the best idea ever, if fans of the book hate the film, or the worst idea in the world, if the fans love it!
But…from what we've seen of the trailers, the film looks like it's going to be amazing so let's hope they're doing the right thing!
We'll just have to wait and see!!
[Image via Lionsgate.]
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