The final part of “Divergent” will be turned into a TV movie
The picture will show on the small screen, and then will launch a television spin-off.
Studio Lionsgate has decided to show the final part of “Divergent” on the small screen. According to sources, the company wants to release the picture, which will be called “the ascendant”, in the format of a television movie, and then start the television spin-off of the franchise.
It is unclear whether there will be Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, miles teller and other celebrities in the TV version, but the same sources do not exclude it. It is worth noting that Shailene has already made the leap in the direction of the small screens, starring in the HBO series “Big little lies”.
Lionsgate will soon begin to offer the project to television. It is noted that many actors, signatories to the participation in the fourth film, was stunned to learn about plans for the Studio.
“They never even contacted us to discuss the details — said the representative of one of the stars of the franchise. And if they hope to save on the fees, they will have to think again.”
Agents say they are waiting for a serious conversation with the Studio. The actors signed the agreement with an eye on wide release, therefore, the representatives of the artists are going to renew the contract.
“The ascendant” was supposed to come out June 9, 2017, however, the franchise has earned in domestic box office total of $66 million In that connection, Lionsgate has decided to drastically change the strategy. Sources also claim that the stars have not yet seen the script of the final film.
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