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Starz developing TV series based on Veronica Roth's 'Divergent' books

Starz developing TV series based on Veronica Roth's 'Divergent' books

Starz is developing a TV series based on the “Divergent” series from Chicago novelist Veronica Roth. The first book (“Divergent”) and its sequels have already been adapted into movies.

Set in a dystopian Chicago future where people live in communities designated by personality traits (selfless, peaceful, brave, intelligent, honest), plans for a fourth film in the series (the second part of “Allegiant”) were recently scrapped. The Starz series, “Ascendant,” would pick up where the last movie left off.

According to Deadline, “It is unclear...

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