12 May 2014 12:14 PM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Oscar winner Octavia Spencer will join Shailene Woodley, Theo James and Kate Winslet in Summit's “Divergent” sequel “Insurgent,” the studio announced Monday. Robert Schwentke is directing from a screenplay by Brian Duffield and Akiva Goldsman, who adapted the bestselling young adult novel by Veronica Roth. Also read: ‘What's the Deal?': Jeff Sneider on Sequel ‘Insurgent’ From ‘R.I.P.D.’ Director Robert Schwentke Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher will produce the film through their Red Wagon Entertainment banner along with Pouya Shahbazian, while Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman will executive produce through their Mandeville Films banner along with “Divergent” director Neil Burger and Barry Waldman. »

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