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Underworld: Awakening” and “Downton Abbey” star Theo James will portray leading man Four opposite Shailene Woodley in Summit Entertainment’s upcoming sci-fi action film “Divergent,” adapted from the bestselling Ya novel of the same name by Veronica Roth.  Roth’s novel, set in a dystopian Chicago, concerns a futuristic society in which individuals who do not fit easily into certain personality types are labelled as “divergent.” Shailene Woodley, nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in Alexander Payne’s “The Descendants,” will star as Tris Prior, one such Divergent who unveils a mass conspiracy to destroy the titular group. Hailing from a group called the Dauntless, Four is the charismatic instructor who aids her in her quest. 28-year-old James played a role in the first season of “Downton Abbey,” and has since enjoyed increasing success as David in 2012’s “Underworld: Awakening” and the leading role in CBS’s new crime drama, »


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